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JOB DETAILS
Pressroom Assistant
Starting Salary Range:
$13-13.75/hour
Job Location(s):
Appleton, WI
Start Date:
TBD
Hours per week:
40-50
Work Hours:
1st and 2nd shift
SHIFTS:
1st shift – 6:30am – 2:30pm, Monday – Friday
2nd shift – 2:30pm – 12:30am, Monday – Thursday
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: 
  • Performs any combination of following duties to assist printing press operator to make ready, operate, and maintain roll-fed or sheet-fed, single-or-multicolor flatbed, cylinder, offset, flexographic, or web press: Assists press operator to install paper packing sheets on impression cylinder, fasten reinforcing bars to metal printing plates and offset blankets, and install plates and blankets on press cylinders, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Adjusts machine parts, such as feed and delivery mechanisms, suction grippers, guides, feed wheels, jogging device, tapes, and cams as directed by press operator, using hand tools.
  • Lifts and positions roll of paper in feed mechanism, using chain hoist, or positions skid of unprinted sheets on feed device, using hand truck or electric lift-truck.
  • Removes loaded skid of printed material from stacking mechanism, using hand truck, and replaces with empty skid.
  • Fills fountains with ink paste, using spatula.
  • Tends press in absence of press operator.
  • Observes mechanical operation and indicating gauges, such as ammeter and air pressure gauges to ensure that specified operating levels are maintained and makes specified adjustments or notifies press operator when malfunction occurs.
  • Assists in lubrication of press, using grease gun and oilcan.
  • Assists press operator to remove and replace worn rollers and adjust pressure between rollers, using hand tools.
  • Cleans ink and distributing rollers, ink fountains, and printing type, using cleaning solvent, brush, and rags.
  • Cleans press and work area, using vacuum cleaner, brush, and air hose.
  • Keeps daily time, production, and material usage reports.
  • Assists in exposing and developing printing plates.
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Manage time effectively, meet personal goals and work effectively with other members of the team.
  • Maintain proficiency in using personal computer, data entry terminal and other common office equipment and software. 
  • Follow company policies and procedures.
  • Present a professional image at all times to customers and vendors
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Solid knowledge of production, press operation and maintenance
  • Ability to read and understand narrative, graphic, drawing, blueprints and technical materials
  • Ability to operate machinery efficiently and safely
  • Ability to operate a forklift
 
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IQ-Appleton  |   920-738-0020  |   jobs@iqresourcegroup.com
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