Kelly Services Press Assistant -Durham in Durham, North Carolina

Job Description

This is a 12 hour shift.

Press Assistant : Position Description

Maintains proper market identification, checking mastheads, skid tickets and layouts.

Maintains proper counts throughout the press runs.

Operates and maintains the robotic equipment.

Operates and maintains the stacker machines.

Stacks signatures and maintains overall quality of skids.

Identifies and reports any noticeable print defects to the Head Press Operator, Press Operator, or Supervisor.

Coordinates paper waste removal in the pressroom.

Completes all work assignments during make-readies and other press downtime situations.

Assists with the webbing up of the printing press.

Press Assistant: Keeps presses stocked with needed supplies.

Assists with the removal of waste ink, used printing plates, press side garbage, skids, slip sheets and plastic packaging.

Assists with changing slip-sheets at the printing units.

Assists with manual signature stacking when needed.

Assists with cleaning press water systems and changing filters.

Performs the Press Operator responsibilities when needed.

Completes preventive maintenance assignments and initiates work orders.

Develops job skills and equipment knowledge necessary for level advancement.

Monitors product waste


Press Assistant: Required Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

Ability to complete routine reports and correspondence.

Ability to communicate effectively within and outside of the department.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Knowledge of computer software.

Good mechanical ability.

Must be able to work as part of a team with minimal supervision.

Must not be afraid to get dirty due to heavy clean-up.

Desire to learn and progress through training levels.

Must work a 12-hour rotating shift with overtime requirements.

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Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is

committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity

is The Law.