Press Operator 1

  • Company: R R Donnelley
  • Location: Angola, Indiana
  • Posted: January 17, 2017
  • Reference ID: 205996

Positions Available on Second (2:00 PM - 10:00 PM) and Third (10:00 PM - 6:00 AM) Shifts


At RR Donnelley we offer a competitive salary and shift differential pay for working 2nd or 3rd shift.

Set up, adjust, operate, and maintain multi-color wet offset or flexographic press to print multi-color work which includes solids, screen tints, line and halftones with critical color values and registration requirements. Printing on a variety of substrates including paper and tag stock and pressure sensitive label materials. Review job specifications to determine the press setup according to the imposition of the run.  Perform all make-ready tasks associated with the type of press operated such as hanging plates, installing cylinders, dies and other tooling, examine plates/cylinders for imperfections and checks for correct positioning of images, prepping blankets, adjusting tension and register etc.  Make necessary color corrections and/or press adjustments prior to production run to meet and maintain the quality specifications of the work. Clean, lubricate, and maintain the press, making minor repairs and replacing worn or broken parts as required. Performs periodic maintenance recommended by the manufacturer.


Requires basic knowledge of offset and or flexographic printing procedures, materials, equipment and safety requirements and skills to perform assignments.  Skill to read and understand job specifications to determine press set-up materials needed to run the job successfully.  Must have knowledge of press capabilities to determine the most appropriate use of the press and corrective adjustments required to run efficiently.  Knowledge of the appropriate amount of packing pressure needed to obtain the proper printing pressure for the type of job being run.  Skill in use of ruler, PMS guides and other typical printing job aids to ensure consistent quality is maintained. Basic to intermediate understanding of computer and computer skills given newer equipment operating systems including cameras, drives and imaging systems.


Physical Demands: Job requires ability to exert 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; ability to distinguish color variation; Two-handed operation required to operate STOP/Safe; must have good eye/hand coordination. 


Attendance:  Punctual, regular attendance is an essential job function of employment with RR Donnelley. Overtime, including weekend work, is considered a condition of employment. Flexibility to work any shift is required.


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