Massachusetts Posted on Press Operator

Position Summary:

Directs the crew and performs manual and machine operator tasks related to the set-up, maintenance and operations of the press.  Responsible for the quantitative and qualitative press performance.

Essential Job Functions:

To perform this job successfully, the candidate must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Set up, operate, and maintain press machines to produce high-quality materials in accordance with production schedules and customer requirements;
  • Maintain ink and etch levels, clean blankets and cylinders; examine printed copy for ink density, position on paper and registration;
  • Make adjustments to press throughout production run to maintain specific registration and color density;
  • Examine job order to determine quantity to be printed, stock specifications, colors and special printing instructions;
  • Inspect finished products for quality and accuracy, making necessary adjustments to the machine settings to ensure compliance with specifications;
  • Troubleshoot the press and quality related problems and take the appropriate steps to remedy the problem;
  • Pull all required press materials to work on;
  • Obtain skids, load product onto skids according to procedures;
  • Perform all tagging/labeling activities and move skid to shipping or staging area;
  • Monitor machine performance, as well as detect and diagnose problems, and perform troubleshooting activities to resolve production issues;
  • Conduct routine machine maintenance, including cleaning, lubricating, and replacing parts as necessary to ensure efficient operation;
  • Remove and replace worn rollers and adjusts pressure between rollers of press, using hand tools;
  • Washes up 6 or 8 color press;
  • Provide leadership to the press crew and department;
    • Take control of the press and the job in order to recognize issues;
    • Have a positive attitude;
    • Provide guidance to the press assistant;
    • Coordinate with other team members and departments to ensure efficient workflow and meet production targets;
  • Follow established safety procedures and guidelines to ensure a safe working environment;
  • Maintain accurate production records, including logs and reports on machine performance, output, and quality control data
  • Maintain clean and organized work area;
  • Fills in and help out with any and all hand-work if necessary;
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Two or more years of operating and maintaining large printing presses, preferably in a commercial print environment.
  • Must have solid computer skills.

About Company

3 Federico Drive

Job Information

Status: Expired No of vacancies: 1 Job type: Full Time Years of experience: 2 Salary: Negotiable Publish date: 04 Mar 2024

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