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R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company

Press Operator 2 - 2nd Shift

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company - Osage, IA

Job Description

2nd Shift Press Operator

Set up, adjust, operate, and maintain a gravure press or single or 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 or operate similarly situated equipment that applies a variety of non-ink based coatings to a paper web or sheet stock. 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, 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 thorough knowledge of offset printing procedures, materials and specifiactions, equipment, and safety requirements and skills to perform assignments. Skill to read and understand job specifications and knowledge of press capabilities to determine the most appropriate press usage, press settings and materials needed to run the job successfully. Skill to make a variety of difficult precise settings of controls, settings, and adjustments, and to perform routine operational maintenance of equipment. Skill in routine operational maintenance and minor repairs to equipment. 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 micrometer to mount and align the printing plate correctly.

RRD is an EEO/AA including Vets and Disabled Employer

Job Location

Osage, Iowa, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Salary

19.00 - USD

Employee Referral Bonus eligible

No

16 days 16 hours ago

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company

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Location: Osage, IA

Company Profile:
RRD (NYSE:RRD) ‚Äčis a global, integrated communications provider enabling organizations to create, manage, deliver and optimize their multichannel marketing and business communications. We serve large, fragmented markets experiencing tremendous changes in the ways in which organizations communicate with their target audiences utilizing both print and digital channels.