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Press Operator

Company: GSP
Location: Provo
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary:

The Digital Press Operator is responsible for setting up print jobs and the overall direction and productivity of the Digital Press Assistants. Responsibilities include verifying the stock, ink and text of printed documents are correct and match the work order. Additionally, the Digital Press Operator is required to make the necessary press adjustments to ensure the printed products meet GSP quality standards and print efficiency standards. The Digital Press Operator is also responsible for ensuring the Digital Print Assistants are following proper procedures during set-up, run, and tear down of each job. The Digital Press Operator is responsible for the cleanliness of the press, his or her press line and surrounding area, and the proper daily use and maintenance of the equipment required for Digital production. The Digital Press Operator will all assist with training and coaching of others as required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to set-up and run a minimum of two different press types
  • Set up press in accordance with GSP and industry specifications
  • Verify information on work order is correct
  • Make press adjustments as required to ensure quality standards are met
  • Meet or exceed print efficiency standards
  • Monitor Digital Press Assistant for adherence to procedures
  • Communicate technical issues or problems to Digital Manager or Production Managers
  • Complete daily & weekly paperwork as required
  • Strong grasp of GSP's workflow, processes and procedures
  • Complete maintenance logs and report press downtime as required
  • Maintain cleanliness of press & press area, performing basic machine maintenance
  • Ability to use PMS color matching book & densitometer to measure dot characteristics and colorspace
  • Cross train in a minimum of one other area
  • Work in other areas as needed

Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • Minimum 2+ years 4-color process experience preferred
  • Technical knowledge of print & equipment
  • Background in graphic design/photography preferred
  • Mechanical Aptitude

Qualifications, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

  • Highly organized, with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to manage large workload, while producing quality work in a fast-pace environment with interruptions and deadlines
  • Knowledgeable in basic math, fractions and percentage
  • Ability to pass a basic skills test
  • Ability to communicate (Read, speak, write, understand) in English
  • Able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs
  • Available for weekend work shifts & overtime as needed
  • Safety conscious with ability to perform job functions in a safe manner
  • Ability to work alone and under minimal supervision
  • Ability to build effective relationships
  • Ability to develop creative solutions to client and internal problems and challenges
  • Project management skills and ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects
  • Ability to contribute to building a strong and positive team spirit as well as align with GSP values

Physical demands:

  • PC/Keyboard: Position requires work on computers, using keyboards and viewing monitor
  • Standing: Standing for lengthy periods of time
  • Lifting: Raising or lowering an object from one level to another (Includes upward pulling) of up to 50 lbs
  • Carrying: Transporting an object, usually holding it in the hands or arms, or on the shoulder
  • Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
  • Feeling: Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature, or texture, by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips
  • Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word to impart oral information to clients or to the public and to convey detailed spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly
  • Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds by ear
  • Depth Perception: Three-dimensional vision. Ability to judge distances and spatial relationships so as to see objects where and as they actually are

Keywords: GSP, Provo , Press Operator, Other , Provo, Utah

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