Web Press Operator

Fort Wayne, Indiana
Manufacturing & Production
Job Type
US$ 14.00 - US$ 15.00 per hour, $14 - 15 per hour + none
Ref. Number
Betancourt-Avila,Rosa, Spherion
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Job Description

Sets up and operates multi-unit web press to print business forms from written

specifications. Review specifications and set up equipment that performs printing from

web rolls to sheets or web rolls specific to the customer?s requirements. Check copy

against proof or customer copy to ensure accuracy. Inspect printed material visually

during run and make any adjustments needed. Equipment operated may perform

functions related to perforations, punching and numbering. Mount printing plates on

cylinders and set ink accordingly. Perform safety inspections, document problems,

and track production during operation.

General knowledge of web presses to perform the full range of standard and

specialized printing of printed materials. Thorough knowledge of the set up, operating

requirements, procedures, capabilities and limitations of the web press to create

printed products. Ability to read and interpret written work orders or other job

specifications containing printing requirements which indicate the complete the work

and to maintain dimensional accuracy in accordance with instructions provided.

Knowledge of the quality and machining requirements of various coated and uncoated

types of paper stock. Skill in setting up and adjusting machines for printing operations

and to refine such adjustments for the weight, color, tension and compensators during

the operation of the press. Skill in using the full range of standard and specialized

tools and devices to adjust and maintain the functional accuracy and operating

conditions of the web presses.

Gather supplies and prepare for upcoming orders while web press is running. Help

identify areas for cost savings and process improvement. Perform other duties as

determined by management.

Working hours: 3rd shift - train on 1st

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must be able to lift up to 70 lbs from a squatting position and

able to move and position mill rolls of paper to mount on press weighing up to 600 lbs.

Hearing protection required constantly. Must be able to stand 8-10 hours


Regular attendance and punctuality are required.

Must be able to work overtime as needed.

Reasoning. Apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved

written or oral instructions. Deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in or

from standardized situations.

Mathematics. Able to read, copy and record figures. May involve simple addition and

subtraction. Must possess basic math skills.

Reading. Must possess basic reading and writing skills.

Must be able to read a ruler.

Able to work independently and/or as part of a team.

Have sufficient knowledge of safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe

environment for self and others.

Communicate well with other departments.

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