Assistant Press Operator
Gannett Publishing Services
PURPOSE: Operate various types of machinery required in the printing of newspapers and other commercial products.
Set-up and operate rollstands.
Operate Clamp Truck in a safe and efficient manner.
Layout plates for next press run in proper positions based on web diagram.
Engage and disengage press units.
Perform routine maintenance as instructed.
Assist in webbing up press.
Hang plates and set black inks.
Perform all responsibilities within safety guidelines.
Maintain a clean and safe work area.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Adhere to all company and corporate policies and regulations.
Some mechanical ability.
Complete understanding of all General Help Press responsibilities (AUB).
Able to climb ladders to 2nd level of press repeatedly.
Able to lift roll shafts weighing up to 40 lbs.
Able to work long hours on feet performing repetitive tasks.
Willingness to learn and assist press crew in any way.
Employee must be a team player with good interpersonal skills, communication skills, and demonstrated willingness to work with others.
Safe exposure to chemicals, ink and noise.