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DATE ADDED: Wed 17/10/2018

Press Operator

Dayton, USA


Job Description


Job Description:

  • Responsible for operating and maintaining printing presses. Printing presses are machines used in the physical production of newspapers, books, magazines and other printed materials.
  • Operate a a computer with  numeric controlled (CNC) piece of equipment that makes precision bends, punches, or cuts into material
  • Make adjustments to machine to control speed, material feed and path of the cut, as well as make sure the machines are set up properly, working well, and producing quality product.
  • Set up and operate flexographic printing press to print designs or lettering on rolls of flexible plastic film, paper, and nonabsorbent stock for use in making products, such as plastic, paper, or waxed paper bags, and paper drinking cups: Read job order and mount specified rubber plate and printing die on cylinder, install cylinder on shaft, and secure assembly in bed of press.
  • Fill dye fonts with prescribed inks or dyes.
  • May operate press equipped with laminator attachment to print and laminate polyethylene or cellophane sheeting.
  • May operate press that prints, cuts, and folds paper stock to make paper napkins.
  • Move levers to engage dye rolls, adjusting position of cylinder to print two or more colors without overlapping or smearing previously printed area.
  • Inserts shaft through core of paper or plastic roll and secures roll on press in feed position.



  • Ability to read and interpret blue prints 
  • Mechanical and Technical Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Problem Solving Skills

Role: Press Operator
Job Type:
Location: Dayton,

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