Printing Press Operator

Press · Clare, Michigan
Department Press
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation based upon expereince level

Printer Press Operator 2nd shift-Integrity Printing


 Summary /Objective
Prepares, runs, and maintains printing press equipment to create paper rolls used as coupons and advertisements on the backside of register receipts.   

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Prepare, run, and maintain the printing presses.
  • Ensure operation of print equipment by following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions.
  • Review job orders to determine quantities to be printed, paper specifications, colors, and special printing instructions.
  • Feed rolls through press cylinders and adjust equipment controls as necessary.
  • Collect and inspect random samples during print runs to identify any needed adjustments; identify methods to maintain quality, safety, and efficiency during press operations.
  • Assist with the preparation of pre-press materials and resources; ensure proper procedures are followed during pre-press process.
  • Meet and maintain quality requirements.
  • Expedite the prompt resolution of employee, vendor and customer problems, questions, concerns, and discrepancies.  Notifies the appropriate personnel of situations that are beyond the scope of responsibility level. 
  • Participate in a wide variety of special projects.
  • Communicate with co-workers, management, clients and others in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures and instructions.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

Work Environment/Physical Demands

This job operates in a manufacturing environment, with exposure to chemicals and materials related to printer press operation. This role routinely uses standard production and mechanized equipment such as printing press, hand tools, fork trucks, etc. This job requires employees to maintain a physical condition capable of bending, twisting, stepping up and down, standing and walking for long periods, and lifting items up to 75 lbs. 

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full time position. This position is for second shift monday through Thursday.  Rare Overtime and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.


Skills, Abilities, and Competencies Necessary

  • Ethical Conduct

·   Visual Detail

·   Time Management

·  Independent Decision Making

·Communication Proficiency

Required Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent-Equivalent work experience may substitute for educational requirements
  • One year of experience operating printing press or similar equipment

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Two year degree in skilled trades or vocational education certificate
  • Experience in manufacturing or Point of Sale industry 

 AAP/EEO Statement

Smith Management and Consulting provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.  Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics.  Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.

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  • Location
    Clare, Michigan
  • Department
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    based upon expereince level