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Pressman - Two Color


  • J.L. Clark
  • 12/30/18
  • Rockford, IL
  • 61104
  • Full-Time
1. Responsible for assigned daily work schedule and orders from Schedule Clerk. Must be able to interpret orders with special set ups and procure necessary press plates, inks, color samples and other necessary supplies.
2. Is responsible for setting up compete press in necessary very close tolerances including mechanical gauging, setting of press plates, blanket, ink and water rollers when necessary.
3. Is responsible for function of complete line of equipment as well as feed and tender assigned.
4. Trains and supervises all work assigned to Press Feeder and instructs Oven Tender on manner sheets are to be piled for specific job involved, either manually or by automatic stacker. Must indicate during run, spoiled sheets that are to be either kept separate or discarded as spoilage.
5. Adjusts oven heats for correct bake and checks this every load during run.
6. Adjust ink for proper running, puts in fountain, and adjusts controls for proper coverage.
7. Adjusts register and develops correct lay and color for supervisors OK.
8. Is responsible for maintaining lithographic quality with correct color and registry through run. (This requires constant highly skilled attention).
9. Is responsible for checking sheets at discharge end for proper drying, color control and keeps ink and water fountains supplied.
10. Re-times press registry system when necessary and assembles all required color samples of new jobs or replacement samples of repeat jobs for ink room files.
11. Checks recorded information on completed work orders for correct sheetage and spoilage, etc.
12. Supervises set up of trailing coater, making sure correct materials, etc. are being used. Is responsible for checking operating functions of trailing coater, during run, making sure proper coverage and quality is being obtained.
13. Operating detail is same as that of press operator " one color, except for the additional duties required in setting up and operating second press.
14. Works with Customer to obtain approval.

Education and training equivalent to vocational or high school which could include short specialty courses plus completion of Company litho apprentice program or comparable experience. Approximately 4 years experience is necessary to develop skills and knowledge to perform proficiently.

Must have excellent color vision and have an excellent aptitude in color discrimination which requires passing the Farnsworth Munsel 100 Hue Test.


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