Junior Press Operator
Job Type
Full-time
Description

JOIN A BEST-IN-CLASS COMPANY with a great workplace culture and dedicated team doing meaningful work!


The core mission of the Junior Press Operator is to manage and troubleshoot supplied digital assets and efficiently run and maintain the digital press under the supervision of the Print Production Supervisor. This position requires a keen sensitivity and commitment to satisfying our quality standards and meeting schedule demands. 


  Here are some of our employee benefits...

  • Competitive base salaries and performance-based commissions & incentives
  • 2-weeks of Vacation and 9 Paid Holidays
  • Comprehensive HSA Medical Insurance Plans
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Company-paid Life Insurance
  • Company-paid Short-term and Long-term Disability
  • 401K Retirement Plan with company match
  • Employee Assistance and Travel Assistance Programs
  • Free Adventure Equipment Check-out Program
  • Sick Leave & Volunteer Day
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Optional Vacation Buy-Up of 26 or 52 hrs/yr

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:  

  • File preparation
  • File preparation using variable data assets
  • Job prep for press interface
  • Operating digital press
  • Troubleshooting press
  • Manage paper stock
  • Manage press consumables
  • As needed and according to seasonal workflow demands, will also perform finishing functions, including Perforating Machine operation,  Shrink Wrap Machine operation, Perfect Binder operation, Book Trimmer operation, Laminator operation. 
Requirements
  • Supports company culture by a commitment to the Mission, Vision, and Core Values of Outreach, Inc. 
  • 2 - 3 years Digital Press Operation in a high-volume production environment required
  • Strong working knowledge and ability to manipulate files in Adobe InDesign and Acrobat is preferred
  • Must be able to meet schedule demands in season, including overtime or adjusted shift work as needed

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: 

  • Minimum of 3 years practical experience in a production digital print environment 
  • Strong production background, including operating digital press and manipulating digital print files using graphic design software required. 
  • Must have the ability to manipulate PDF files, use RIP software, and evaluate print files.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Intermittent sitting, standing, walking, bending, and lifting, must be able to lift 35-40 lbs.
  • Exposure to machinery noise on the open manufacturing floor for more than 50% of each working day.

WORKING CONDITIONS: 

  • Indoor, controlled temperature environment
  • Low level of interaction with others – working mostly alone. (Less than 25% of the working day in direct interaction with others)
  • Telephone and/or computer work comprise at least 50% or more of each working day.

Equal Employment Opportunity:
Outreach, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

Salary Description
$18.00 - $22.00 / Hr (DOE)