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Heat set Pressperson

Journal Graphics is currently seeking an experienced Heat set Pressperson to operate our S2000 during our overnight shift; 6PM-6AM. Journal Graphics was established in 1937 and currently offers full-service printing, bindery, mailing, and digital solutions to provide the best outcome for our customers. Guided by our customers’ needs, Journal Graphics has purchased state-of-the-art equipment, allowing the company to remain competitive while producing high-end magazines, catalogs, and brochures, along with our monthly publications. 

Journal Graphics is conveniently located in the NW Industrial area of Portland, OR.

Benefits:

Journal Graphics offers Medical, Dental, Life and Short Term Disability Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, 8 paid holidays, vacation, and sick time.

Schedule: 6PM-6AM 

The Responsibilities of the Pressperson are as follows: 

  • Set-up folder and press units according to the job ticket and/or Pressroom Manager.
  • Check printed material on a regular basis for consistency and accuracy of the fold and cut off.
  • Required to perform regular machine maintenance. 
  • Match color to proofs and/or swatches.
  • Perform or oversee all routine press maintenance activities making sure required daily press maintenance occurs.
  • Oversees press crew for optimum performance.
  • Achieve customer satisfaction while maintaining the expected production rate. 
  • Hold a brief meeting at shift start to inform the crew of jobs, layouts, and expectations for the shift.
  • Identify methods for continuous improvement of quality, spoilage, and efficiency.
  • Responsible for training of all press crew members so they meet full job requirements as described in Jogger, Roll Tender, and Second Pressperson job descriptions.
  • Ensure the entire crew follows safety procedures.
  • Maintain general cleanliness of press from the front of the press to roll stand and the area around and in between presses.
  • Follow safety guidelines as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Additional duties as assigned by the Manager. 

Qualifications of the Pressperson: 

  • Full job knowledge and capability of Jogger, Roll Tender, and Second Pressperson.
  • Thorough knowledge of register, folds, press set-up, and press maintenance. 
  • Ability to complete shift reports, paper usage reports, ink reports, and run counts.  
  • Effective leadership, and communication.
  • Knowledge of basic math skills; add, subtract, multiply, divide whole numbers, fraction, and decimals.

TO APPLY: Please email your resume to careers@journalgraphics.com

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