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RR Donnelley Press Assistant 2 / Sheetfed Feeder in Chanhassen, Minnesota

Press Assistant 2 / Sheetfed Feeder


Chanhassen, MN




Ensures that the Sheet Fed press is properly supplied with roll stock and prepares rolls for splicing. Maintains appropriate paperwork or records. May assist with pre-make-readies and make-readies. Responsibilities

  • Prepares the press for a run by verifying job specs and setting up the press accordingly.

  • Inspects the fountain solution, inking systems, rolls of paper and the mechanisms related to the reels.

  • Maintains proper inventory of paper. Records usage and spoilage on SPC report.

  • Ensures that the roll of paper is properly unwrapped, mounted and ready to be spliced.

  • Monitors the flow of paper throughout the run. Prepares and installs new roll when necessary.

  • Works in conjunction with the press operators and other assigned Press Assistants in the preventative maintenance of the presses. Assists maintenance personnel in troubleshooting and making repairs to press.

  • May assist with make-readies.

  • May adjust ink, solvent, and varnish to ensure that proper color is established or maintained as required by location.

  • Adheres to and promotes all safety policies and procedures including, but not limited to the proper handling of hazardous waste, lock out - tag out rules and hearing and eye protection policies.

  • Performs other related duties and participates in special projects as assigned.

  • It is the responsibility of all Solution Delivery employees to follow the requirements of their documented process as defined in the ISO Quality Manual.

    Required Skills

  • Previous experience in a printing environment needed.

  • Some experience in the operation of various hand tools preferred.

  • Must be able to work in a team environment.

  • Ability to read and follow job specifications to determine press set-up materials needed to run the job successfully.

  • Skill to follow instructions to operate equipment safely and produce the desired product.

  • Skill in performing routine operational maintenance and minor repairs to equipment under guidance of senior level Press Operators.

  • Must be able to maintain good attendance.

  • Must be willing to work weekend overtime as needed.

  • Must be able to flex schedule to meet the needs of production, including working a different shift if needed.

  • Must be able to frequently lift up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.

RRD is an EEO/AA including Vets and Disabled Employer