Web Press Operator L2

Posted on June 23, 2022. Primary Region: Altona, MB

Web printing is a form of offset printing in which a continuous roll of paper is fed through the printing press. Pages are separated and cut to size after they have been printed. The Level 2 Operator is responsible to assist the Lead Operator in the safe and efficient operation of the press to produce a high-quality product to the prescribed quantity. Other responsibilities include troubleshooting basic machine performance, making adjustments and calling for additional resources as required.

The successful candidate will work on the following 12-hour night shift rotation:
Sunday, Monday & Tuesday night, 6 PM - 6 AM. 

Friesens Corporation offers a Comprehensive Benefits Package, Employee Ownership & Profit Sharing.

- High School Diploma/GED/Mature Student Diploma
- Basic machine troubleshooting, operation and maintenance experience
- Effective English use and comprehension
- Digital Literacy (Microsoft Office, keyboarding skills)
- Essential Math skills (Metric and Imperial measurements, problem solving, conversion charts, etc)
- Effective use of production related documents to accomplish job tasks
- Ability to detect, isolate, and identify irregularities and malfunctions in machinery, equipment, product
- Demonstrated organization, prioritizing, time and stress management skills
- Able to operate required equipment in a safe and responsible manner
- Continuous learning/improvement mindset
- Must be able to work in a team-oriented environment while demonstrating self-management capabilities
- Able to deal with people diplomatically and professionally at all times
- Excellent manual dexterity
- Willingness to work overtime as needed
- Knowledge of workplace safety, safe lifting and handling procedures
- Printing and binding experience an asset

Duties & Responsibilities:
- Work and communicate effectively with the Lead Press Operator, Managers and co-workers
- Manage feeder duties for quality, efficiency and productivity to complement Lead Operator responsibilities
- Understand the job requirements from the docket and proofs
- Follow instructions of the Lead Operator
- Perform set up and running duties including:
- Verify/prepare and maintain ink supply
- Mount plates and set up feeder
- Clean blankets
- Bundle completed sections
- Ensure sufficient supply of rolls are available to keep running
- Weigh and return unused paper
- Assist Lead Operator with required press maintenance
- Operate powered lifts in a safe and responsible manner
- Practice Friesens safety procedures for equipment and plant situations

Deadline for submission of applications is July 11, 2022. Incomplete applications will be disqualified.


One Printers Way
Altona, MB

Job type: Full-time

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