Digital Press Operator - Holland, MI

Holland / Michigan / United States

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Digital Press Operator - Holland, MI


79 Clover Ave
Holland, Michigan, 49423
United States

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

·         Reads and understands the job ticket, layout sheet, artwork, and other specifications before starting each assigned job.

·         Inspects blanket for imperfections and packs to specifications.

·         Downloads pre-press information, assigns units for proper color sequence.

·         Gets approval for color match and position from the plant manager prior to running the job.

·         Interprets color bars, side guide marks, and slur indicators to control print quality.

·         Maintains ink and water balance for desired print quality.

·         Maintains color during the run with color matched approved sheets and closed loop system.

·         Checks both sides of the press sheets for marks and abrasions.

·         Pulls and labels run samples with tags and marks.

·         Records the quantity of good sheets finished on back of job ticket and the densities of ink used on the printed job on time sheet.

·         Removes and occasionally preserves all plates for storage.

·         Assists in the press wash up and cleaning process.

·         Performs routine and preventative maintenance on all assigned equipment.

·         Works closely with sales staff/clients during press proofs.

·         Maintains color files filed by customers.

·         Maintains 5S standards and continuous improvement.

·         Responsible for the timely and accurate completion of the quality checklist for each job.

·         Performs job duties in accordance with all federal, state, local, and company safety rules.

·         Performs other job duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have high school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Minimum of 2 years of print production experience required.
  • Minimum of 2 years operating a four color press required.
  • Excellent communication skills, including the demonstration of tact, sensitivity, and professionalism.

·         Must have knowledge of printing terminology and practices.   

  • Must be able to maintain good attendance.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to perform basic arithmetic including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.  
  • Must have basic computer skills (email, word processing, etc.)
  • Must pass basic reading test.
  • Must pass color vision test.
  • Must have the ability to meet and/or pass the minimum requirement on a mechanical test or have demonstrated mechanical aptitude through prior work experience.
  • Must be willing to work overtime as needed; significant overtime may be required during busy periods.
  • Must be reliable and dependable.
  • Must be able to perform all essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.

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WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans. 

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