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Bindery Press Operator

Location: West Bend
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

ThePress Operator is responsible for reviewing job ticket and stage required plates, ink and stock, based on furnished job specifications, mixing and color matching of ink may also be required according to Quality System Procedures and Work Instructions.


Handles multiple issues, items and functions prioritizing to achieve them as scheduled.

Contributes to a favorable working environment through a friendly and professional manner and cooperative attitude in dealing with other employees, suppliers and customers.

Assists others in the department when needed to balance the workload.

Consistently demonstrates proficiency and understanding in the use of procedures and internal documents necessary to perform required tasks.

Performs all tasks under minimal supervision within established quality standards.

Understands and adhere to all established company policies with regard to safety, personal conduct and applicable state and federal law.

Assures the highest level of professionalism and personal performance necessary to meet or exceed performance goals set by the company for customer service excellence, safety, efficiency and profitability.

Demonstrates reliability through attendance, punctuality and ability to stay in work area or workstation.

Assists the company in achieving its goal of being the best provider of printing services in the industry.


Coordinate with 1st Pressman and set feeder pile and deliver pile guides for proper stock size.

Coordinate with 1st Pressman and set back cylinders for proper thickness as required for specified stock.

Coordinate with 1st Pressman to determine trapping sequence and fill ink fountains accordingly.

Coordinate with 1st Pressman to determine color trapping sequence and hang plates accordingly.

Assist with make ready registration procedures.

Maintain established checkpoints and procedures.

Replenish stock, ink and any other consumables associated with the production of a job.

Deliver completed job to next operation.

Assist with preventative maintenance as required.

Assist in maintaining a clean, neat and orderly work area.

Perform press makeready and run operations in the absence of the operator or as otherwise assigned

Performs other duties as required or assigned by supervisor.


High School Education, GED or equivalent.

Some knowledge of press techniques used in offset printing to produce finished printed materials preferred.


Basic computer skills; knowledge of keyboard functions.


Basic skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.


Ability to read, write and speak in the English language to the extent necessary to effectively communicate or interpret instruction.


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out basic written or oral instructions.

Keywords: , Wauwatosa , Bindery Press Operator, Other , West Bend, Wisconsin

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