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printing press operator


Source: Job Bank

Location

Mississauga, ON
L4Z1N4

Salary

$23.50 hourly

Additional Information

  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

  • Noisy
  • Odours

Work setting

  • Urban area
  • In shop
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer
  • Willing to relocate
  • In-house printing or binding

Tasks

  • Mount plates or cylinders and make necessary adjustments
  • Fill ink fountains and control colour and viscosity
  • Set up press and operate at slow speed to check samples
  • Instruct apprentices
  • Monitor regular press run for quality using computer control console
  • Remove and clean plates and cylinders at end of press run
  • Set up and adjust in-line binding and finishing equipment
  • Direct press crew to set up, operate and shut down press
  • Review job orders to determine job specifications such as production time, colour sequence and quantities required, and advise press crew of these specifications

Type of press

  • Offset press
  • Rotogravure press

Transportation/travel information

  • Own transportation

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Fast-paced environment

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 hours per week

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