Press Operator - Gannett Publishing Services/Louisville, KY
Press Operators perform skilled and general duties in the Pressroom necessary to set-up, maintain and operate press and plate equipment. Press Operators work in a web printing environment with strict deadlines that require a high sense of urgency and the ability to focus on safe work practices. This position requires flexibility with job functions and work schedules, which include weekends, nights and holidays. Must be able to work in a team environment.
Press Operators must have previous web printing experience with a high emphasis on quality, preferably in a newspaper environment. Experience with reels and ink setting controls is necessary. Knowledge of computer press controls is preferred. Experience handling machinery and heavy materials is desired. Must have mechanical aptitude and be able to follow verbal and written instructions. Must be able to work any shift and on any day of the week. Must be able to work extended hours/shifts on short notice – working in a safe manner around high speed equipment. High school graduate or equivalent required. Vocational printing classes or mechanics very helpful.
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