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Performs manual and machine operator tasks in the set-up, maintenance and operation of a printing press.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Reads instructions from job jacket and sets up or directs set-up of press based on instructions.
Makes job ready by running samples to adjust print quality, registration, color settings and mixings.
Makes final pre-run inspection of job and approves or confers with supervisor for approval when required.
Responsible for quality of printed work with defined levels of authority.
Operates or directs operation of printing press to print in accordance with job orders.
Mixes ink required by factory order.
Performs preventative maintenance on press such as lubrication, replacement of small parts, cleaning and minor adjustments to rollers and other small moving parts,
Operates or assists on other pressroom/bindery equipment and presses if needed when work load permits.
Assists in cleaning up and keeping immediate work area neat and orderly.
Performs prepress tasks such as stripping or burning plates and paper trimming when necessary.
Performs other tasks as requested.
Requires good knowledge of how to mix and product correct color in printing.
Good knowledge of applicability of various jobs to press.
Ability to read and understand written instructions and set up press to carry out instructions.
Thorough knowledge of press operations and functions.
Good understanding of prepress functions.
High school diploma or GED and/or equivalent experience necessary.
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