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Press Assistant 1

Company: RR Donnelley
Location: Durham
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

RRD litho Durham is a leading commercial printing and packaging company in North America, producing educational products, publications, and sales materials for the healthcare industry and general commercial print for many other industries.
RRD is an EEO/AA including Vets and Disabled Employer
Required Skills
Ability to read and follow job specifications to determine press set-up materials needed to run the job successfully. Assists Press Operator with press make ready, operating, and maintaining sheet-fed press. This includes Ensuring paper or raw materials (inks, fountain solution, etc.) are loaded and placed into the press, to supply a constant flow of materials while the equipment is running. Make adjustments to equipment such as feeder mechanism based on the size and thickness of the paper. Recycle old/discarded plates. Provide basic assistance as needed to make ready the equipment for operation. Assist with retrieving plates, hanging plates and recycling/storing plates, and other tasks associated with make-ready. Ability to follow instructions to assist in press set up, operation, and maintenance. Able to operate hand carts, pallet jacks, stackers, and hydraulic feed mechanisms. Adjusts press machine parts, such as feeder and delivery mechanisms, suction grippers, guides, feed wheels, jogging devices, tapes, and cams, using hand tools. Assist in removing and replacing worn rollers and adjusting pressure between rollers of press, using hand tools. Wash blankets and clean ink and ink rollers and ink fountains, using ink solvent and cleaning mechanism on press. Assist Press Operator by making necessary color or register corrections and/or press adjustments prior to production run to meet and maintain the quality specifications of the work. Skill to follow instructions to operate equipment safely and produce the desired product
Required Experience
Must be able to frequently lift up to 20lbs and occasionally lift and or move 50lbs.Must be able to work overtime including 12hr. shifts and some weekends if needed.

Keywords: RR Donnelley, Durham , Press Assistant 1, Other , Durham, North Carolina

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