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Press Assistant II

Apply Job ID 19212 Date posted Apr. 12, 2021 Location Tampa, Florida Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)


A leading global provider of print and media solutions, Quad/Graphics is powered by a passion for innovation and the most advanced platform in the industry. Our collaborative team of “can-do” people continually challenge the status quo, creating groundbreaking solutions that push the boundaries of communications.

Job Description:

The Press Assistant will remove printed materials from the press, stack/count bundles and perform tasks such as cleaning or changing press equipment for a new run. The Press Assistant will be part of a printing crew and will support all functions, as needed.

Safely removes printed materials from the press line and stacks bundles neatly onto skids.

  • Conducts a quality check of printed material and counts bundles accurately.
  • Handles basic set up of piece scales, resetting the typing machine and troubleshooting stackers.
  • Performs press duties such as webbing up the press, changing ink, hanging plates, changing and cleaning blankets, cleaning up ink, oil or water spills, as assigned.
  • Assists Press Assistant 1 (Rolltender) with basic duties and may train to operate the splicer, assist with restocking materials in the work area, cleaning ovens and spills, wiping down press units and cleaning the water tank behind the press.
  • Reads run information and ensures stacking patterns for the product on skid comply with instructions.
  • Follows all safety regulations and helps maintain a clean and orderly work area.

This position also requires the ability to (1) bend and lift 25 pounds continuously, (2) lift up to 70 pounds occasionally, (3) stand long hours and (4) use hands and wrists continuously. The ability to perform basic math calculations is essential. Good verbal and written comprehension skills are a must, including communication proficiency in English.  

Additional Company Information

We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.

Quad/Graphics is an equal employment opportunity employer.  The Company’s policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

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