Press Assistant

Pennsauken, NJ 08109

Position Type: Equipment Operator Job Number: 1017880 Pay Rate: 9.40
Shift Time(s):
  • Day Shift - 7: 00am to 7: 00pm
  • Night Shift - 7: 00pm to 7: 00am

The Press Assistant is a junior printing role, which assists in a wide range of production activities. The Press Assistant will remove bundles from the press, count bundles placed on skids and perform tasks such as cleaning or changing press equipment for a new run.

  • Safely remove printed materials from the press line and stack bundles neatly onto skids.
  • Count bundles accurately.
  • Basic set up of piece scales and troubleshooting stackers.
  • Perform press duties such as webbing up the press, changing ink, cleaning up ink, oil or water spills as assigned.
  • Assists Roll Tender with basic duties and may train to operate the splicer, time permitting.
  • Assist with restocking materials in the work area, cleaning ovens and spills, wiping down press units and cleaning water tank behind press.
  • Read print job run information and ensure stacking patterns for the product on skid comply with instructions.
  • Follow all safety regulations and help maintain a clean and orderly work area.
  • Ability to work as a cooperative part of a crew and be an enthusiastic learner.
  • Must be able to read and follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to read, write and comprehend basic English.
  • Ability to use a ruler.
  • Enhanced listening skills and ability to follow detailed directions from the Supervisor, Trainer and senior crewmembers.
  • Demonstrate initiative in learning new operations.
  • Perform basic math functions to add up weights and keep track of bundle counts.
  • Effective in demonstrating and sharing job knowledge with less experienced crew members.
  • Ability to operate pallet jack to pull and position loaded pallets.
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