Press Operator

Wetzel Brothers, an RR Donnelley Company, is an industry leading provider of point of purchase displays and in-store marketing solutions. We are a creative organization that specializes in innovative end-to-end solutions for our customers, large format offset and digital printing, in-house fulfillment and distribution. Our unique offerings provide continuous growth opportunities for the future. Come join our team and contribute to the next break-through in-store marketing campaign.

Responsibilities:

  • Set up, adjust, operate, and maintain a multi-color offset press to print single-color, two-color, and/or multi-color work which includes large solids, screen tints, line and halftones with critical color values and registration requirements ranging from hairline to critical. 
  • Review job specifications to determine the press setup according to the imposition of the run (sheet wise or work and turn).
  • Perform all make-ready tasks associated with the type of press operated such as hanging plates or installing cylinders, prepping blankets, adjusting tension and register etc. May examine plates/cylinders for imperfections and check for correct positioning of images. 
  • Makes 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. Maintain accurate records, coordinate with supervisors regarding production issues and provide leadership to press team.

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