Web Press Operator I REQ#4440

Full Time at The Villages Media Management

The top candidate for this position will make ready and operate multiunit and offset web press to print newspapers according to written specifications.

Successful candidate will need to perform the essential functions of the job:

· Locks printing plates on printing cylinder and threads loose end of paper supply roll (web) through blankets and around rollers to the folder.

· Inspects printed sheets visually after registration or position printing and readjusts guides and controls to rectify   spacing errors.

· Adjusts feed controls to rotate cylinder into position where plate locking mechanism is accessible.

· Unlocks plates and replaces with make-over plates according to directions marked on plate regarding location and time of printing

· Rethreads paper through press if web breaks (press stops automatically if web breaks) and readjusts tension rollers

· Operates pasting device to splice end of new paper roll to depleted roll

· Inspects printed material visually during production and readjusts controls to correct irregular ink distribution, faulty cuts or folds

· Replaces cutting blades, worn or damaged ink rolls, and fills ink wells.

· Cleans, inspects, and lubricates moving parts of press

· All other duties as assigned


In order to be qualified for this role, the following is required:

· One year certificate from college or technical school; or six months related experience and/or training. Minimum of 2 years experience required.

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The Villages Media Management is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for the employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws. Please see the attached posters for more detail about your rights: Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law (EEO)Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and Employee Polygraph Protect ion Act (EPPA) 

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