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Press Operator 2

Company: RR Donnelley
Location: Brenham
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

24/7 shift 4 and 3 day rotation 3-11pm (2nd shift) 11pm-7am (3rd shift) Set up, adjust, operate, and maintain a gravure press or single or multi-color offset press to print single-color, two-color, and/or multi-color work which includes large solids, screen tints, line and halftones with critical color values and registration requirements ranging from hairline to critical or operate similarly situated equipment that applies a variety of non-ink based coatings to a paper web or sheet stock. Review job specifications to determine the press setup according to the imposition of the run (sheet wise or work and turn). Perform all make-ready tasks associated with the type of press operated such as hanging plates or installing cylinders, examine plates/cylinders for imperfections and checks for correct positioning of images, prepping blankets, adjusting tension and register etc. Make necessary color corrections and/or press adjustments prior to production run to meet and maintain the quality specifications of the work. Clean, lubricate, and maintain the press, making minor repairs and replacing worn or broken parts as required. Performs periodic maintenance recommended by the manufacturer. Requires thorough knowledge of offset printing procedures, materials and specifiactions, equipment, and safety requirements and skills to perform assignments. Skill to read and understand job specifications and knowledge of press capabilities to determine the most appropriate press usage, press settings and materials needed to run the job successfully. Skill to make a variety of difficult precise settings of controls, settings, and adjustments, and to perform routine operational maintenance of equipment. Skill in routine operational maintenance and minor repairs to equipment. Knowledge of the appropriate amount of packing pressure needed to obtain the proper printing pressure for the type of job being run. Skill in use of micrometer to mount and align the printing plate correctly. Physical Demands Strength Medium Work Job requires ability to exert 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Occasionally (1/3 of time) Frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of time) Constantly (Over 2/3 of time) Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, and/or Pulling, Reaching Occaisionally Lift/Carry 20 to < 50 pounds Reaching Frequently Frequently Lift/Carry 10 to < 20 pounds Reaching Upwards Frequently Activities Sitting Occasionally Feeling Occasionally Standing Frequently Fingering Occasionally Walking Occasionally Keyboard Use Occasionally Stooping Occasionally Hearing Occasionally Kneeling Occasionally Near Acuity Frequently Crouching Occasionally Far Acuity Frequently Crawling Not Present Depth Perception Frequently Climbing Occasionally Accomodation Occasionally Balancing Occasionally Color Vision Occasionally Talking Occasionally Field of Vision Occasionally Handling Frequently Working Conditions Exposure to Weather Not Present Atmospheric Conditions Occasionally Extreme Cold Not Present Proximity to Moving Parts Frequently Extreme Heat Not Present Exposure to Electrical Shock Occasionally Wet and/or Humid Occasionally Working in High Places Not Present Noise Intensity Level Loud Exposure to Toxic Chemicals Occasionally Vibration Not Present Other Environmental Conditions Not Present Required Skills General Education and Work Requirements Education Level Equivalent to 8th grade plus additional classes Reasoning Apply principles of rational systems to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form. Mathematics Able to perform arithmetic, algebraic, and geometric procedures in standard practical applications. Language Able to read and interpret work instructions. Read safety rules, instructions in the use and maintenance of shop tools and equipment and methods and procedures in mechanical drawing and layout work. Able to communicate effectively in writing using proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech. Specific Vocational Prep #N/A Personal Protective Equipment over 2/3 of the time The duties and responsibilities described above are the essential functions of the job. The qualifications below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Mental Demands Aptitude General Learning Ability Medium Verbal Aptitude Medium Numerical Aptitude Medium Spatial Aptitude Medium Form Perception High Clerical Perception Medium Motor Coordination High Manual Dexterity High Finger Dexterity Medium Eye-Hand-Foot Coord Medium Color Discrimination Medium Temperament Dealing With People Required Working Alone Not Required Repetitive Work Required Work Under Specific Instruction Required Perform A Variety of Duties Required Expressing Personal Feelings Not Required Performing Effectively Under Stress Required Isolation From Others Not Required Influencing People In Their Opinions Required Attaining Precise Set Limits & Tolerances Required Directing, Controlling Activity Of Others Required Making Judgement and Decisions Required Understanding and Memory Memory Frequently Short Term Memory Frequently Detailed Instruction Memory Occasionally Sustained Concentration & Persistence Short Instruction Carrying Out Frequently Detailed Instruction Carrying Out Frequently Concentration and Attention Constantly Work Schedule Frequently Work Routine Constantly Work Distractions Frequently Work Decisions Frequently Work Completion Constantly Social Interaction Pubkic Interaction Not Present Assignment Assistance Frequently Work Review Occasionally Peer Interaction Frequently Work Behavior Occasionally Adaptation Apdaptation to Change Frequently Hazard Awareness Constantly Travel Not Present Independent Planning Frequently

Keywords: RR Donnelley, College Station , Press Operator 2, Other , Brenham, Texas

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