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Pressman/Woman - Printing
EmployerPioneer Press Ltd.
Date PostedMarch 17, 2023
Location Edmonton, AB
Earnings $25.00 to $30.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
Work Hours 36.5 hours per week
Position Permanent Full Time
Vacancies 1  Vacancy
Closing Date Apr 14, 2023
Pioneer Press Ltd.
No degree, certificate or diploma
Commercial or in-house printers
- Mount plates or cylinders and make necessary adjustments
- Fill ink fountains and control colour and viscosity
- Plan production methods
- Set up press and operate at slow speed to check samples
- Monitor regular press run for quality using computer control console
- Remove and clean plates and cylinders at end of press run
- Review job orders to determine job specifications such as production time, colour sequence and quantities required, and advise press crew of these specifications
- Set up and make adjustments to printing machines
- Review work order to determine job specifications
- Operate and monitor printing machines during print run and make adjustments
- Input codes and key in programming data on console keyboard of computerized machines
Type of press
Type of industry experience
- Public transportation is available
- Own transportation
Work conditions and physical capabilities
- Work under pressure
- Attention to detail
- Ability to distinguish between colours
- Standing for extended periods
- Repetitive tasks
- Combination of sitting, standing, walking
- Bending, crouching, kneeling
- Tight deadlines
Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
- Client focus
- Efficient interpersonal skills
- Excellent oral communication
- Team player
Experience an asset
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Interest in comparing information to monitor regular press runs for quality consistency using computer control consoles, to make adjustments, and to check samples for ink coverage, alignment and registration; and in removing and cleaning plates at the end of press runs
Interest in setting up and adjusting in-line binding and finishing equipment
Interest in speaking with press crew to direct their activities and ensure that safety procedures are adhered to; and in reviewing job orders to determine job specifications, such as production time, colour sequence and quantities required, and in advising press crew of job specifications
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