Digital Operator - 2nd & 3rd Shift (Des Moines, IA)
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The Printer, Inc. (TPI) is a full service printer specializing in complex variable data printing in the gaming industry. We are a privately held company that has been in business for over 40 years. TPI is always looking for committed, hard working, self-motivated individuals that take pride and accountability in their work. TPI rewards their employees with competitive salaries.

TPI is currently seeking full-time Digital Operators for 2nd & 3rd shift  to work on-site in our Des Moines, IA location.

Position Summary: The Digital Press Operator is responsible for operating Digital Press machines for printing direct mail products. This position is responsible for meeting deadlines while ensuring quality product and following strict quality control measures. This position is also responsible for efficient set-up procedures, stocking machines, troubleshooting, and performing routine maintenance on equipment.

Essential Functions

  • Set up and operate black and white digital machines (Konica Minolta & Xerox).
  • Stock machines, troubleshoot, and perform light maintenance on equipment as needed.
  • Monitor operations of running presses and makes necessary adjustments to meet job specifications.
  • Inspect and examine printed products for print clarity, color accuracy, conformance to specifications and external defects.
  • Follow strict quality control measures and pay close attention to detail.
  • Must meet schedules and tight deadlines while being responsible for ensuring quality work.
  • Will perform light bindery duties as needed.
  • Lift and load paper stock into machines and remove printed product from machine.
  • Operate pallet jacks to transport paper stock to staging areas as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • History of performing well under pressure.
  • Capable of multi-tasking.
  • Individual should be mechanically inclined and possess problem-solving skills.
  • Good communication and comprehension skills both written and verbal.
  • Team and goal oriented.
  • Must be very detail oriented.
  • Knowledge of Konica Minolta & Xerox digital printers.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Experience running digital presses in a time sensitive printing and production environment.
  • Traditional press room experience a plus.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

Physical Demands: Standing for extended periods and frequent lifting of up to 25 lbs. Continuous vision. Occasional lifting up to 50 lbs. Pushing/pulling up to 50 lbs. to move palletized load. Frequent reaching, twisting, and gripping up to 25 lbs. to move paper stock. Occasional crouching and use of hand tools during routine machine maintenance.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: This is a full-time position. Typical hours are Monday through Friday. 1st shift is 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; 2nd shift is 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.; 3rd shift is 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. Weekend hours may be required during peak production times. This position typically works 40-50 hours per week.

TPI recognizes that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of the job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and excellence; therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process.

The Printer, Inc. (TPI) provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.