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Title:  Press Operator 2

Job ID:  1693
Location: 

Secaucus, NJ, US

Category:  Manufacturing -- Pressroom
Description: 

Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) is a leader in risk and compliance solutions, providing insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights to clients across the globe. We’re here to help you make smarter decisions with insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights at every stage of your business and investment lifecycles. As markets fluctuate, regulations evolve and technology advances, we’re there. And through it all, we deliver confidence with the right solutions in moments that matter. 

Short Description

Set up, adjust, operate and maintain a Sheetfed or Web multi-color offset press, to print single-color, two-color, and/or multi-color work which includes large solids, screen tints, line and halftones with critical color values and registration requirements ranging from hairline to critical. Operate similarly situated equipment that applies a variety of non-ink based coatings to sheet stock, (Sheetfed Operations).  Review job specifications to determine the press setup according to the imposition of the run.  Perform all make-ready tasks such as hanging plates, examine plates for imperfections and checks for correct positioning of images, prepping blankets, adjusting tension and register etc.  Make necessary color corrections and/or press adjustments prior to production run to meet and maintain the quality specifications of the work. Clean, lubricate, and maintain the press, making minor repairs and replacing worn or broken parts as required. Performs periodic maintenance recommended by the manufacturer. Maintain accurate records, coordinate with supervisors regarding production issues and provide leadership to press team.
 

RESPONSIBILITIES
See job responsibilities detailed in the job description.
Competencies
Safety
Work Practices
Technical/Functional Skills
Communication
Inclusion
Attendance
QUALIFICATIONS

Requires thorough knowledge of offset printing procedures, materials and specifications, equipment, and safety requirements and skills to perform assignments.  Skill to read and understand job specifications and knowledge of press capabilities to determine the most appropriate press usage, press settings and materials needed to run the job successfully.  Skill to make a variety of difficult precise settings of controls, settings and adjustments, and to perform routine operational maintenance of equipment.  Skill in routine operational maintenance and minor repairs to equipment.  Knowledge of the appropriate amount of packing pressure needed to obtain the proper printing pressure for the type of job being run.    Skilled to read and understand job specifications and knowledge of press capabilities to determine the most appropriate press usage, press settings and materials needed to run the job successfully.


General Education and Work Requirements
Education Level Equivalent to 8th grade plus additional classes
Apply principles of rational systems to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form.
Able to perform arithmetic, algebraic, and geometric procedures in standard practical applications.
Able to read and interpret work instructions. Read safety rules, instructions in the use and maintenance of shop tools and equipment and methods and procedures in mechanical drawing and layout work. Able to communicate effectively in writing using proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech.
Specific Vocational Prep Over 2 years up to and including 4 years
Personal Protective Equipment over 2/3 of the time

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