Press Operator

Cherry Road Media   Slayton, MN   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on May 9, 2024

JOB TITLE: Press Operator

REPORTS TO: Pressroom Manager/Production Director

DEPARTMENT: Press/Commercial Printing


Perform daily duties to print quality products on a Web Leader Quad Unit and Harris Offset press.


  •  High school diploma or GED
  • Experience with offset printing and web presses. 
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to include nights, weekends and/or holidays.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (this is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities.  Manager may add duties at his/her discretion.)

  •       Operate the press, folder, reel stands and able to stack down press run if needed
  •       Check print product for quality assurance using densitometer
  •       Maintain the press mechanically
  •       Coordinate between production crew and prepress to maximize product quality
  •       Work with production personnel to improve print quality and efficiency
  •       Clean and maintain the press room – may include mopping and cleaning duties
  •       Schedule: Typically, at first you may change shifts to get experience with multiple types of press runs before settling in on a standard shift and schedule. Night shift is where we need more staffing currently.

 This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs, or technological developments).

 Note: This job description is not intended to be exhaustive of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with this job.