6 days old

Press Assistant

Valassis Digital
Livonia, MI 48154
Press Assistant located in Livonia, MI.
This is a 12 hour shift.
 
Position Description
  • Maintains proper market identification, checking mastheads, skid tickets and layouts.
  • Maintains proper counts throughout the press runs.
  • Operates and maintains the robotic equipment.
  • Operates and maintains the stacker machines.
  • Stacks signatures and maintains overall quality of skids.
  • Identifies and reports any noticeable print defects to the Head Press Operator, Press Operator, or Supervisor.
  • Coordinates paper waste removal in the pressroom.
  • Completes all work assignments during make-readies and other press downtime situations.
  • Assists with the webbing up of the printing press.
  • Keeps presses stocked with needed supplies.
  • Assists with the removal of waste ink, used printing plates, press side garbage, skids, slip sheets and plastic packaging.
  • Assists with changing slip-sheets at the printing units.
  • Assists with manual signature stacking when needed.
  • Assists with cleaning press water systems and changing filters.
  • Performs the Press Operator responsibilities when needed.
  • Completes preventive maintenance assignments and initiates work orders.
  • Develops job skills and equipment knowledge necessary for level advancement.
  • Monitors product waste
 
Required Experience
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to complete routine reports and correspondence. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively within and outside of the department. 
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. 
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Knowledge of computer software.
  • Good mechanical ability. 
  • Must be able to work as part of a team with minimal supervision. 
  • Must not be afraid to get dirty due to heavy clean-up. 
  • Desire to learn and progress through training levels. 
  • Must work a 12-hour rotating shift with overtime requirements.

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Posted: 2019-12-02 Expires: 2020-01-01

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