Web Offset Pressman

Web Offset Pressman
October 27, 2022
Base Pay
$20-28/Hour
Location:

Florida

Job Description

Performs manual and machine operator tasks and directs the press crew in the set up, maintenance and operation of a web offset press.

Responsibilities
  • Responsible for overall press operation, product quality, routine maintenance and housekeeping
  • Reads instructions from the job jacket, sets up and directs the work of the press crew
  • Produce and approve preliminary make-ready; after final approval, direct press operation to meet customer specifications
  • Inform press crew of job specifications and production requirements; verify all measurements, film, plates, ink tack, PH levels, web temperatures, etc
  • Recognize and eliminate printing problems such as picking, piling, ghosting, poor ink trapping, register, etc.; correct deficiencies and monitor safe press operations including proper guarding
  • Train press crews in work skills; aid them to improve their competency by cross-training during press set-up and operations
  • Demonstrate mechanical competency with the inking, dampening, printing units, feeder, inline, and delivery systems and controls
  • Develop work improvements and procedures; solve problems as needed; report needed repairs; recommend equipment needs to Plant Manager; perform maintenance and housekeeping functions
  • Demonstrate technical competencies with color, quality, paper, ink, blankets and fountain solution
  • Use measuring accessories such as blanket gauge, densitometer, durometer, PH meter packing gauge, or micrometer as needed
  • Responsible for quality of ink jet imaging including position and synchronization
  • Effectively communicate with crew and supervisors
Skills
  • Basic math and measurement
  • Problem solving and critical thinking
  • Interpersonal skills
Qualifications
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Trade or vocational training preferred
  • 2-10 years in web printing facility producing high end products
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