Press Operator I

    • Sioux Falls, SD

Sioux Falls, SD, USA Req #11668

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

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Press Operator I

Gannett Publishing Services

Sioux Falls, SD

The Press Operator I position is assigned to learn & perform
printing related tasks that may include, but are not limited to: Newsprint reel
set-up & operation; newsprint staging; roll preparation; plate processing;
placing printing plates; basic ink setting; equipment maintenance; and
specified reporting.

The primary objective is to support efficient press operations as needed to
achieve & maintain on-time production, product quality standards, low
waste, and operational safety. Works as part of a press crew to coordinate
press & plate operations during an assigned shift.

Must be reliable, report to scheduled shifts on-time and ready to begin

  • Work as a team to achieve & maintain on-time press
  • Work as a team to achieve & maintain product
    quality standards
  • Work as a team to meet waste goals
  • Assist with plate, reel room & press operations as


This position requires a
high school education or equivalent.

Experience in web offset printing is desirable, although production experience of any kind may be
helpful. Mechanical ability and familiarity with computers is preferred.
Candidates should have the ability to adapt to change, prioritize work, handle
multiple tasks, remain flexible and interact with people while demonstrating

You must be able to lift/carry up to 100 pounds. Must be able to push/pull up to 2000 pounds (rolls
of paper). A press operator spends most working hours on his/her feet. In
addition to long periods of standing, a press operator is required to climb
stairs on the six-level press structure. Operators engaged in press maintenance
and some cleaning activities will be required to stoop, kneel, crouch and
crawl. They often work in tight areas. Color vision is required.

This position is full-time shift work, which includes scheduled nights, weekends, and holidays. Candidate
must be able to work night shifts, weekends and holidays, on a rotation


High school diploma or GED

Related Experience:

Previous machine operation or maintenance experience preferred.

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