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RR Donnelley Printing Press Operator 1 in Angola, Indiana

Printing Press Operator 1 

Pressroom

Angola, IN

ID: 51298

Full-Time/Regular

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Positions available on 2nd and 3rd shifts.

Pay Range: $20.00/hour progressing to $22.00/hour plus $1.00 shift differential

Opportunities for Promotion to Press Operator 2

RRD Angola has a firm belief in training and promoting from within! Combine that with our many promotional opportunities and employees at RRD have something rare, the ability to advance. We also offer strong starting pay, accelerated pay progressions and competitive benefits.

The label industry is one of the fastest growing segments of printing in the world. The RRD Angola Labels Facility manufactures custom pressure sensitive labels, linerless labels, specialty forms and imaged product for many nationally recognized brands. We are committed to providing a quality product with superior customer service.

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Set up, adjust, operate, and maintain multi-color flexographic printing press to print multi-color work which includes solids, screen tints, line and halftones with critical color values and registration requirements. Printing on a variety of substrates including paper and tag stock and pressure sensitive label materials. Review job specifications to determine the press setup according to the imposition of the run. Perform all make-ready tasks associated with the type of press operated such as hanging plates, installing cylinders, dies and other tooling, examine plates/cylinders 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.

Requires skill to read and understand job specifications to determine press set-up materials needed to run the job successfully. Must have skill in use of ruler, PMS guides and other typical printing job aids to ensure consistent quality is maintained. Basic to intermediate understanding of computer and computer skills given newer equipment operating systems including cameras, drives and imaging systems.

Physical Demands: Job requires ability to exert 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; ability to distinguish color variation; Two-handed operation required to operate STOP/Safe; must have good eye/hand coordination.

Attendance: Punctual, regular attendance is an essential job function of employment with RR Donnelley. Overtime, including weekend work, is considered a condition of employment. Flexibility to work any shift is required.

RR Donnelley is an EEO/AA including Vets and Disabled Employer

Required Skills

Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form.

Able to perform arithmetic 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.

Ability to operate a computer at a basic to intermediate level.

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

Required Experience

Specific Vocational Prep: Over 2 years up to and including 4 years

6-12 months previous experience in an industrial manufacturing environment, operating a print press or work in a printing environment. Flexographic experience a plus.

Some experience in the operation of various hand tools including line gauge, loupe, plate wrench, blanket wrench, brush gauge, ink knife, chisel and punch.

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