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Press Assistant/Make Ready Specialist
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Job code: lhw-e0-89761992

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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Press Assistant/Make Ready Specialist
Press Assistant/Make Ready Specialist
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Job Description

Ensures that press is properly supplied with roll stock and prepares rolls for splicing. May assist with pre-make-readies and make-readies.


+ Help prepare the press for a run by verifying job specs and setting up the press accordingly.

+ Pulls dies, ink and plates for upcoming jobs on presses.

+ Inspects the inking systems, anilox rolls and material and the mechanisms related to that press.

+ Ensures that the roll of paper is properly unwrapped, mounted and ready to be spliced.

+ Works in conjunction with the press operators in the preventative maintenance of the presses. Assists maintenance personnel in troubleshooting and making repairs to press.

+ May assist with make-readies, clean anilox rollers for all presses.

+ May adjust ink and varnish to ensure that proper color is established or maintained as required by location.

+ Adheres to and promotes all safety policies and procedures including, but not limited to the proper handling of hazardous waste, lock out - tag out rules and hearing and eye protection policies.

+ Performs other related duties and participates in special projects as assigned.

+ It is the responsibility of all employees to follow the requirements of their documented process as defined in the ISO Quality Manual.


RR Donnelley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The company's policy is to select, place and deal with all its employees without discrimination based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, age, disability, perceived disability, sexual orientation, protected Veteran status, genetic information or on the basis of any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Required Skills

Previous experience in a printing environment preferred. Some experience in the operation of various hand tools preferred. Must be able to work in a team environment.

Required Experience

+ High school and/or GED or equivalent combination of education and experience with flexographic or printing presses.

+ Previous experience in the operation of a printing press or work in a flexographic, digital printing, offset or web printing, or duplicator operation preferred. Some experience in the operation of various hand tools including line gauge, loupe, plate wrench, blanket wrench, brush gauge, ink knife, chisel and punch preferred.

+ Flexo or Digital Experience Preferred.

+ Hearing protection, safety glasses and safety toe shoes or boots are required.

+ Must be able to lift, pull and push up to 60 pounds frequently.

+ Must be able to bend, reach and turn frequently.

+ Must be able to stand and move about the facility

Job Location

St Charles, Illinois, United States

Position Type


Employee Referral Bonus eligible


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