Sheetfed – Second Pressman

Posted 4 years ago


Would you like to build a career with a great company? Solo Printing is looking for a 1st and 2nd shift Sheetfed – Second Pressman to join our award-winning team! The ideal candidate has a strong mechanical aptitude and at least (2) years of experience in the pressroom.

Established in 1985, Solo Printing is a provider of superior color lithography and is one of the nation’s largest minority owned printing companies. Our passionate team, integrated services and turnkey solutions are what clients require today. We do not just talk about quality…we prove it on every job. We stand behind our commitment with results. Whether it be people, resources or technology, Solo Printing is committed to continuous growth and manufacturing in the most efficient manner. We attribute our ongoing expansion to our attention to detail, unparalleled customer service and an unfailing desire to help our customers succeed.

We know that enabling and rewarding our employees is a major key to our success. For this reason, we offer a competitive benefits package for health, dental, vision and life insurance, and eligibility after one year for a company matched 401(k) plan.

Job Summary

The primary responsibility of an assistant pressman is to assist machine operators in the press room. This is a production job requiring the Second Pressman to stand for up to 12 hours a day. The position requires that the individual be detail orientated and have a strong mechanical aptitude. Open positions are for our first and second shift in our plant located in sunny Miami, FL.

Duties, Responsibilities & Abilities:

  • Insure efficient and cost effective operation of press
  • Interpret and follow direction from a work ticket
  • Interpret layouts and ticket information
  • Check that correct paper is issued with the correct count
  • Assist with press make ready and set up
  • Determine best sequence of colors
  • Assist in mounting plates and other items needed to process work
  • Assist in the overall set up of the press, such as sheet size, coatings, blankets, etc.
  • Check work against layouts, proofs and ticket information
  • Assist in wash up between jobs
  • Fill out necessary paper work and records (check list, maintenance log, stock usage, etc.)
  • Monitor product quality
  • Trouble shoot and perform adjustments and repairs as needed
  • Insure all press and company procedures are followed
  • Assist in the general upkeep of the press and department:
    • Install, clean and adjust rollers
    • Assist in the maintenance and cleaning of the press and surrounding area
    • Keep area free from pallets, skid and skid tops
    • Remove waste paper, ink and solvents

Skills, Educational & Physical Requirements:

  • At least (2) years of prior commercial print shop experience (preferred)
  • High School education or equivalent professional experience
  • Basic math skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced production environment
  • Ability to work well with co-workers in a team environment
  • Ability to operate computer based technology
  • Constant standing and/or walking
  • Manual dexterity
  • Frequently lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Occasionally lift up to 75 lbs.
  • Occasionally ascend/descend steps
  • Occasionally squat or kneel
  • Occasionally bend

Job Features

Job CategorySheet-Fed Printing, All Open Positions

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