Press/Plate Trainee


Provide Press Support for Production Crews



  • Maintaining and Cleaning Press Units, Folders, and Other Press Euiptment.
  • Mixing Ink.
  • Handling, Storing, and Documenting Pressroom Waste Streams.
  • Maintaining and Supplying Press Solvents and Chemicals for Production Runs.
  • Recycling Ink.
  • Making and Repairing Ink Hoses.
  • Minor Machine Repair.
  • Pressroom Project Support
  • Receiving and Inventory of Press Consumables.
  • Receiving and Monitoring Ink Supplies
  • Investigating Web Loses, due to Ink/Water Drips
  • Periodically supporting running press crews by operating press reelroom duties


  • The ability to read and write reports as typically acquired through a high school diploma or GED

  • Mechanical aptitude and a strong desire to learn are also necessary.
  • The ability to work in confined spaces (press units) while bending and crawling is required in order to effectively clean equipment.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Work all shifts, weekend and holidays.
  • Experience material handling and operating forklift is preferred.

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