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Position Summary:   The 1st Pressman is responsible for printing high-quality products using Komori offset printing equipment. Sets up for operates the press efficiently to meet or exceed customer requirements and quality standards. Directs and coordinates the activities of the press crew to ensure quality production in an accurate and efficient manner that supports operational excellence.  Monitors the product for quality while minimizing waste and rework. Responsible for regular press maintenance. Troubleshoots and corrects problems in a timely manner. Accountable for performing job responsibilities safely.

Position Responsibilities:

Applies knowledge of printing on various substrates, including plastics, and coated /uncoated stocks
Uses job tickets to confirm the required materials and specifications for each job
Matches printing to approved impositions and die lines
Matches signed proof and color hold throughout press run
Pulls, inspects, and files on-the-run sample sheets
Meets or exceeds production objectives
Passes periodic inspections by VP of Operations on press maintenance, safety, and general area upkeep
Maintains MSDS documentation
Effectively communicates the status of jobs and machines at shift-change
Cross trains on all equipment in the department
Maintains and records daily clean up and housekeeping of equipment and general area
Completes and records preventive weekly/monthly maintenance
Pulls, cleans, and replaces (if needed) rollers to manufacturer’s specification
Proactively notifies managers of inventory and supplies
Troubleshoots and corrects mechanical and/or printing problems
Accurately records time and materials in the Company’s pressroom MIS
Attends and participates in on-the-job training and team meetings for process improvement
Observes established safe working and housekeeping procedures; promptly corrects hazardous situations
Follows all standard operating procedures, work instructions, and ISO requirements
Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
Position Qualifications:

High School diploma or equivalent
Minimum 5 years offset printing experience
Demonstrated proficiency with 40” multi-color (4 to 8 units) offset press equipment; Komori preferred
Special Training: PDC-S Spectrometer, KMS
Fork lift experience preferred

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

Basic proficiency in using the internet, Microsoft programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), and management information systems (MIS)
Basic math proficiency
Basic computer skills
Strong mechanical skills
Effective time management skills
Exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills
Effective problem-solving and influencing skills
Strong organizational, self-motivation, and decision-making skills
Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
Ability to communicate clearly, orally and in writing
Ability to work independently and collaboratively, as needed
Ability to work outside regular business hours to meet business need
Ability to develop strong relationships and work with all levels of employees
Ability to effectively lead others

Key Competencies:

Performance leadership

Interpersonal influence

Service orientation


Team relationships

Problem solving

Sourcing and sharing information or assistance

Essential Physical Functions:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Physical Activity


·         Carrying            ·  Writing          ·  Bending        ·  Stooping       ·  Grasping

·         Standing           ·  Twisting         ·   Sitting          ·  Lifting           ·  Walking

Filing documents

Using computers, telephones, and mobile devices

Communicating with internal and external stakeholders

Use hands and wrists continuously in controlled movement when loading substrate

Physical Requirements

Push, pull, lift, or carry up to as much as 25 pounds occasionally

Lift up to 70 pounds to shoulder height occasionally

Must be able to stand for long periods of time

Visual/Audible Acuity Requirements


Must be able to read and distinguish small print

Must have depth perception and be able to distinguish basic colors

Must have good color perception

Must be able to distinguish normal sounds with some background noise

Must be able to speak clearly and communicate effectively with others using the English language

Work Environment

Regularly works near moving equipment

Noise level in the work environment is moderately loud

May be advised or required to utilize personal protective equipment including, but not limited to: ear protection, eye protection, lifting equipment, safety shoes

The Delzer Lithograph Company values flexibility and the willingness to take on new challenges.  As opportunities arise and work responsibilities change, your job description will be adjusted to meet the organization’s needs.

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