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We nurture our own and give back to our communities. We don't just manufacture an impressive variety of card products. We deliver solutions in card form.
The primary responsibility of the Offset Press Feeder is to assist the press operators in the daily operations of the large and small format offset printing presses.
Demonstrate commitment to safety and performs job duties following company safety policies and procedures.
Prepare and stock work area for the start of each shift, which includes necessary materials and paperwork
Assist in the set-up and make-ready of the printing presses to print on plastics or other material ensuring correct print registration and color
Load the printing presses according to job specifications
Add inks according to ink specifications matching ink color to the color key and/or sample provided in job jacket
Assist in routine press maintenance and troubleshooting in the event of press malfunctions.
Complete all necessary paperwork required
Clean presses, plates, work areas between jobs and at end of shift
Clean and stock work area in preparation for next workday or shift
Safely perform physical demands as indicated below
Perform these and other duties as assigned by the supervisor or other appropriate management personnel
Work overtime as needed to meet customers' needs
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is primarily in an indoor setting, but may be exposed to variable temperature conditions indoor and outside (occasionally extreme heat or extreme cold). The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals, and dust and/or mite hazards. The employee must be prepared to respond to emergencies should they occur. The noise level in the environment is usually moderate.
According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Employment in production occupations is projected to decline 4 percent, with a loss of about 423,200 jobs from 2019 to 2029. Technological advancements are expected to continue to replace many of the manufacturing workers that make up a large share of the production occupations. Fewer workers are expected to be needed in the manufacturing sector as many processes have become computer-controlled.
According to BLS, the median annual wage for production occupations was $37,440 in May 2020, which was lower than the median annual wage for all occupations of $41,950.
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