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Are you looking for a career with a great company? Suttle-Straus is looking for a 2nd Pressman--Sheetfed to join our award winning team! The ideal candidate has a strong mechanical aptitude and experience in the pressroom, but we will train the right candidate. Apply online at www.suttle-straus.com/about/employment.


Suttle-Straus is a premier provider of printing, digital production, wide format, mailing, custom kitting, warehousing, and distribution services. Winner of the Printing Industries of America’s Best Workplace award for 20 consecutive years, we offer a collaborative work environment, great benefits and fantastic co-workers. Our success is founded on three core principles: A clear focus on meeting and exceeding customer expectations; a long history of implementing new technologies to increase quality and efficiency; and the importance of building an outstanding workforce. Check out our website (www.suttle-straus.com) and Facebook page to learn more about us!


We offer a competitive benefits package with immediate eligibility for health, dental, vision and life insurance, and eligibility after 30 days for a company matched 401(k) plan. Generous paid time off accrues monthly from date of hire.


Suttle-Straus is an equal employment opportunity employer.


Job Summary:

This role assists press operators while learning the skills needed to become a press operator. This position requires that the individual be detail orientated and have a strong mechanical aptitude.


Duties, Responsibilities & Abilities:

  • Insure efficient and cost effective operation of press:
    • Interpret layouts and ticket information
    • Check that correct paper is issued with the correct count
    • Determine best sequence of colors
    • Assist in mounting plates and other items needed to process work
    • Assist in the overall set up of the press, such as sheet size, coatings, blankets, etc.
    • Check work against layouts, proofs and ticket information
    • Install, clean and adjust rollers
    • Assist in the maintenance and cleaning of the press and surrounding area
    • Remove waste paper, ink and solvents
    • Assist with press make ready and set up
    • Assist in wash up between jobs
    • Fill out necessary paper work and records (check list, maintenance log, stock usage, etc.)
    • Monitor product quality
    • Trouble shoot and perform adjustments and repairs as needed



Skills, Educational & Physical Requirements:

  • Prior commercial print shop experience a plus
  • High School education or equivalent professional experience
  • Basic math skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced production environment
  • Ability to work well with co-workers in a team environment
  • Ability to operate computer based technology
  • Constant standing and/or walking
  • Manual dexterity
  • Frequently lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Occasionally lift up to 75 lbs.
  • Occasionally ascend/descend steps
  • Occasionally squat or kneel
  • Occasionally bend


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