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Offset Second Press Operator

- Taunton, Massachusetts



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Job ID 13690 Date posted May. 15, 2019 Location Taunton, Massachusetts 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.

Quad/Graphics is currently seeking a Second Press Operators for its Taunton facility. This position's duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Effectively set up, operate, and troubleshoot press to produce high quality products.
  • Responsible for register, cut-off control, ink control, tension control, and closely assisting the Press Operator I in meeting quality, safety, and production goals.
  • Maintain a safe work environment and high level of housekeeping on press.   
  • Keeps accurate press records. 
  • Assume Press Assistant 1 duties when necessary.
  • Must assist with entering mechanical issues(s) into MC database, and follow up as needed with supervisor to ensure correction of all issues as they surface.
  • Assists Press Assistant 1 in training, directing and leading crew by example to ensure all goals are met and/or exceeded

  • High school graduate or equivalent. 
  • Full understanding of folders, web leads, register, compensation controls and ink controls. 
  • Must have leadership ability. 
  • Must be able to keep accurate counts and fill out reports correctly. 
  • Must be able to distinguish all colors. 
  • Must know ink/water balance and must be able to maintain registration. 
  • Must be able to accurately control cut off. 
  • Ability to troubleshoot and correct problems to produce quality product on a timely basis.
  • Must be able to produce clear, understandable production reports.
  • Good communication and leadership skills. 
  • Ability to react quickly to resolve press problems. 
  • Ability to perform all essential functions in a safe manner in compliance with established production and quality goals. 
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