Summary/Objective 
 

The Pressman role is a multi-capacity position of Paper handling, Reelroom operation, and basic color setting skills. Effectively operate Reelroom equipment and prepare rolls for running through the press. Capable of effectively setting process & spot color on assigned units.

 

Essential Functions 
  • Reads work order or follows oral instructions to ascertain materials or stackers to be moved and set-up.
  • Loads and unloads materials on Press.
  • Operates hand pallet jack, electronic truck, and/or forklift to move articles before or after printing.
  • Monitors stackers for proper operation; stops machine and attempts to correct malfunctions; notifies supervisor of malfunction if necessary.
  • Lifts heavy objects by hand or with power hoist.
  • Verify Pressroom has stock, plates, and ink for upcoming jobs.
  • Stage supplies for upcoming jobs on schedule counts and record number of units of materials moved or handled by specific orders.
  • Conveys materials between department's storage areas, loading areas, and printing presses.
  • Assist press crew with make-ready's and wash-ups as directed by the Lead Pressman. 
  • Cleans machines and work area daily.
  • Makes simple adjustments or repairs to equipment. Assist with press maintenance as directed.
  • Completes job forms and other department documents as necessary.
  • Shares responsibility with team / department members for quality of outputs.
  • Maintains neat and orderly department, implementing good housekeeping practices.
  • Work towards becoming a Pressman Level 2+ while learning the machine operation.
  • This position may be required to work night or weekend shifts

 

Competencies & Skills
  • Forklift certified or ability to become forklift certified.
  • Pallet jack certified or ability to become pallet jack certified.
  • Electric truck certified or ability become electronic truck certified.
  • Roll clamp certified, or ability to become roll clamp certified.

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