The Villages Daily Sun is seeking full time Web Press operators. We are a family owned company located in sunny Central Florida that publishes a daily newspaper and a variety of commercial products. Come join our professional team and produce top quality work on SNAP certified equipment. Candidates must have knowledge of 4-color web press, Goss Community/ DGM experience preferred, safety oriented, and operate in a fast pace environment. We offer cross-training and opportunities to advance within the department.

Benefits include 401k, bonuses, paid vacation, dental, and health insurance.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Locks printing plates on printing cylinder and threads loose end of paper supply roll (web) through blankets and around rollers to the folder.
  • Inspects printed sheets visually after registration or position printing and readjusts guides and controls to rectify spacing errors.
  • Adjusts feed controls to rotate cylinder into position where plate locking mechanism is accessible.
  • Operates pasting device to splice end of new paper roll to depleted roll
  • Inspects printed material visually during production and readjusts controls to correct irregular ink distribution, faulty cuts or folds
  • Replaces cutting blades, worn or damaged ink rolls, and fills ink wells.
  • Cleans, inspects, and lubricates moving parts of press

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