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Press Assistant 2

Company name
R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company

Manchester, CT, United States

Employment Type

Printing, Publishing

Posted on
Aug 10,2019

Valid Through
Nov 23,2019

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Ensures that press is properly supplied with roll stock and prepares rolls for splicing. Maintains appropriate paperwork or records. May assist with pre-make-readies and make-readies.


Prepares the press for a run by verifying job specs and setting up the press accordingly.

Inspects the fountain solution, inking systems, rolls of paper and the mechanisms related to the reels.

Maintains proper inventory of paper. Records usage and spoilage on SPC report.

Monitors the flow of paper throughout the run. Prepares and installs new sheets when necessary.

Works in conjunction with the press operators and other assigned Press Assistants in the preventative maintenance of the presses. Assists maintenance personnel in troubleshooting and making repairs to press.

May assist with make-readies.

May adjust ink, solvent, and varnish to ensure that proper color is established or maintained as required by location.

Adheres to and promotes all safety policies and procedures including, but not limited to the proper handling of hazardous waste, lock out - tag out rules and hearing and eye protection policies.

Performs other related duties and participates in special projects as assigned.

It is the responsibility of all Solution Delivery employees to follow the requirements of their documented process as defined in the ISO Quality Manual.

Must be able to exert 20 to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 lbs. of force frequently, and/or negligible up to 10 lbs. of force consistently to move objects.

There are three openings: one on 2nd shift (2:00 PM to 10:00 PM) and two on 3rd shift (10 PM to 6:00 AM)

Please indicate preferred shift when applying.

Must be able to work overtime.

Required Skills

Previous experience in a printing environment preferred. Some experience in the operation of various hand tools preferred. Must be able to work in a team environment.


Company info

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company
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