Lead Press Operators
Southeast Media is currently seeking experienced Lead Press Operators. Job duties for this position include, but are not limited to:
Operate and maintain press and all auxiliary equipment while guiding crew to meet and exceed production standards while maintaining customer quality requirements.
Keep accurate records of all delay time during shift.
Adhere to all current Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
Know set-up and maintenance procedures for entire press
Ability to troubleshoot unit and folder problems with minimum delay time
Ability to troubleshoot reel and stacker problems with minimum delay time
Attain and maintain proper ink and water balance
Keep ongoing list of maintenance issues to be addressed during next scheduled maintenance, one list for all crews
Direct crew to specific duties during scheduled maintenance
Check and set rollers, change if necessary
Communicate with Managers on any problems developing to help determine the best time to correct and prioritize
Read entire job ticket; special instructions, ink colors, paper brand, basis weight, etc.
Perform needed maintenance during any delay time
Knowledge of post folder equipment and proper set up
Monitor and maintain constant ink densities per customer specifications
Attend all Operators meetings
Generate constant feeling of urgency, when press is down, to maintain production requirements
Continue learning new and improved processes to achieve increased production
Work safely while demanding your crew to work safely
Responsible for promoting, enforcing and sustaining Safety and Lean programs and look for ways to improve the operation
Responsible for the ongoing training and development of other Pressroom personnel and assisting
Managers in documenting and improving procedures and processes by offering ideas and suggestions
Assist Managers in providing feedback for employee evaluations
Facilitate teamwork on crews and between shifts
Perform other duties as assigned.
3+ Years Press experience
Able to lift and move 50 pounds or more repeatedly
Able to stand for 12 hours
Detailed knowledge of offset printing process
Ability to read, write and perform math operations
Ability to distinguish colors accurately
Ability to apply written and verbal instructions for machine set-up
Good interpersonal and organizational skills
Ability to interact and guide crew members
Must demonstrate reliability through attendance, punctuality and ability to stay in work area
Must be able to cooperate with co-workers and supervisors
Demonstrated mechanical aptitude. Ability to work overtime as needed
To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
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