Paster Job Description Sample
Under minimal supervision, at the direction of supervisory staff, including the Foreman and/or Assistant Foreman, may rotate through work positions in the press, mail and plate rooms on a continuing basis.
The Pressroom portion of the position involves, but not limited to, the preparation, layout, operation and maintenance of printing presses and related equipment. Duties include, but are not limited to, setting and maintaining a balance of ink and water, registration of printing, operating ABB ink setting controls, operating the press folder as well as handling, preparing and loading paper on the press, preparation of pasters, preparing the reel room report and related duties.
Maintenance duties include, but are not limited to, replacing and setting rollers, blankets, spray bars and page packs and general press unit maintenance. Is responsible for quality control during a press run, and the cleanup and maintenance of printing units and folders. During a press run, must constantly check reproduction to see if it is clear, registered and that the ink is properly set within a specified density range.
The Mailroom portion of the position involves, but limited to, processing newspapers for distribution which may include operating addressing, stacking, inserting and bundle processing equipment. May also be responsible for correctly dispatching the papers and helping out in the pressroom during downtime.
The Plateroom portion of the position involves, but not limited to, the following duties:
The operation of PC-based imaging and press proof software applications.
Imaging and processing plates and verifying registration.
Checking plates to ensure both are free of defects as well as verifying printed copies for accuracy and quality.
Communicating with and monitoring pre-press communications via the order wire for critical run time information and relaying information to management.
Operation of production information management system software (PDIMS) to record nightly run time data such as film and plate lock-up times as well as tracking consumables.
Assistance with cleaning and scheduled preventative maintenance of equipment and general housekeeping.
It is the responsibility of each Press/Mail Operator to minimize white waste, printed waste and press downtime attributed to paster breaks, running breaks and other mechanical or operational failures. Must work together as a team to produce consistent quality of reproduction, to meet dispatch schedules and to maintain an efficient and cost effective operation.
Also responsible for assisting with training for Press/Mail Assistants and Trainees. Additional duties may be assigned from time to time. Position requires standing, lifting, bending and physical exertion throughout the shift. Good PC and mechanical aptitude necessary.
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Business Area: PRINT PRODUCTS & SERVICES
Job Category: Production Group
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Bcs- Printing Press Operator I
in press set-up and make ready on a single-wide Urbanite Press. Performs
technical functions during press run.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
pushes rolls to position rolls with hoist into auto splicer, makes paster
patterns and operates paster contols to load pasters, forward and reverse
pasters and operate splicing sequence.
plates according to job press order, mount plates involving reaching in and
mounting plates into the slot lock up accurate
lead webs with different web configurations involving reaching in and over to
guide press webs over rollers through press units, across superstructure
rollers to press folder based on specific press configuration
color inks with ink reel, stir ink, check viscocity, monitors ink feed
functions to printing units before and during press run.
press, pipe rollers, press cylinder blankets with cleaning solvents and wipes
up any ink spills
individual in this position is responsible for setting up and maintaining the
operation of presses before and during press runs.
The employee is expected to handle routine job tasks
on a day to day basis, maintaining accuracy while meeting deadlines
Pay Type Hourly
The Eagle, Bryan, Texas, United States of America
JOB SUMMARY:Set up the press to produce products based on their
individual specifications;operate and
maintain the press components and controls.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
maintain and monitor the press components and
controls to ensure the product being producted meets quality standards.
reels, makes paster patterns, loads and unloads newsprint
compensators to align sheets back-to-back
be required to assist in press mechanical maintenance and support as directed.
sheets, makes and hangs plates
HMI consoles (controls inking, dampening systems & registration)
and adjusts trolleys, nips for web control
and adjusts slitters
and adjusts web detectors
and operates folder
and records data relative to press operations
knowledge of all aspects of platemaking.
- Accurately setup up the press components based on the
individual product specifications.
- Clean, maintain and repair the press components and
trucks and stage paper for the individual product according to its
- Assess and troubleshoot any production related problems that
may arise and minimize their impact on deadlines and goals.
NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Good knowledge of the principles of web offset printing.
The ability to plan, and prepare, the necessary resources for
the product.The ability to assess and
troubleshoot any production related problems.
Must have a strong mechanical aptitude.
Be able to operate: Lift truck occassionally; press
components and controls continually; hand tools frequently.
be willing to work scheduled or unscheduled overtime, as directed, in order to
minimize equipment downtime; varied work schedule to include evening and
week-end shifts as required to cover vacations and absences;
to efficiently perform routine equipment maintenance as required and assigned;
oral and written communications skills; ability to contribute to a positive
team and work environment
follow all company safety and environmental policies and procedures
understanding of and ability to use precision measuring equipment is required
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma/GED
4 years web offsetting printing experience.
Pay Type Hourly
Job Start Date Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Bristol Herald Courier-Production, Bristol, Tennessee, United States of America
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