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Press Assistant 2 - Sheetfed

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LSC Communications Harrisonburg , VA 22801

Posted 5 months ago


Ensuresthat press is properly supplied with stock. Maintains appropriate paperwork or records. We assist with pre-make-readies and make-readies.


  • Preparesthe press for a run by verifying job specs and setting up the pressaccordingly.

  • Inspectsthe fountain solution, inking systems

  • Maintainsproper inventory of paper. Records usage and spoilage

  • Ensuresthat the paper is properly loaded.

  • Monitorsthe flow of paper throughout the run. Prepares and loads paper when necessary.

  • Works inconjunction with the press operators and other assigned Press Assistants in thepreventative maintenance of the presses. Assists maintenance personnel introubleshooting and making repairs to press.

  • May adjustink, solvent, and varnish to ensure that proper color is established ormaintained as required by location.

  • Bring plates from prelim and organize in plate cabinet, layout platesin forecast order, and inspect plates for quality defects.

  • Prepare printing units not in use. Change ink, if necessary, and wash down rollers.

  • During make-ready: changeplates, wash and scour blankets, prepare printing units, set register, drawline-up. Make-ready feeder anddelivery.

  • During run: Monitor register andmake adjustments if needed and work on pre-make-ready for upcoming jobs. Feed stock into press.

  • Perform all of the duties ofSheetfed press leader in their absence.

  • Adheres toand promotes all safety policies and procedures including, but not limited tothe proper handling of hazardous waste, lock out - tag out rules and hearingand eye protection policies.

  • Performs otherrelated duties and participates in special projects as assigned.

  • It is theresponsibility of all Solution Delivery employees to follow the requirements oftheir documented process as defined in the ISO Quality Manual.


  • Able to stand forextended periods and lift up to 75lbs.

  • Ability to work withsolvents and ink and possess color acuity skills

  • Ability to do basicmathematics and have sound mathematical reasoning.

  • Basic computer skillsrequired

  • Effective communication skills, bothwritten and verbal are essential.

  • Demonstrated ability to function ina team environment.

  • Ability to comprehend and interpretwritten and verbal instructions with limited supervision.

  • Excellent decision-making andproblem solving skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectivelyhandle simultaneous tasks, high attention to detail, and organizational skills.

  • Previoussuccessful operation of multi-function machines including using hydraulics,pneumatics and electronics

  • Experience with mechanicalhand tools and measurement devices (standard and metric) required.

  • Mustlist all relevant skills and qualifications for position when applying.

  • Ability towork in a fast-paced manufacturing environment

  • Ability towork a rotating shift, weekends and overtime as needed

  • Must be ingood standing with no current final warnings

  • Must meetminimum requirements stated above


  • Preferencegiven to those in current position no less than 90 days

  • Previous experiencewith a Heidelberg printing press or work in a printing environment preferred.

If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation duringthe application or recruiting process, please see a member of Human Resources.

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Press Assistant 2 - Sheetfed

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LSC Communications