Second Press Operator

The John Roberts Company is looking for a Second Press Operator to assist the lead operator to operate a 6 color Heidelberg printing press. Job duties include assisting with setup and make-ready of the printing press and other equipment, programming correct color standards, inspecting printed materials for quality and other routine adjustments during the pressrun.

Previous sheetfed experience is REQUIRED. Candidates must be able to read and understand a job ticket, layout sheet, artwork and other specifications.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Load and feed paper into the press.
  • Obtain or mix inks and fill ink fountains.
  • Secure printing plates to printing units and adjust tolerances.
  • Start presses and pull proofs to check for ink coverage and density, alignment, and registration.
  • Clean ink fountains, plates, or printing unit cylinders when press runs are completed.
  • Clean and perform routine maintenance and have the ability to make minor repairs.
  • Collect and inspect random samples during print runs to identify any necessary adjustments.
  • Change press plates, blankets, or cylinders, as required.

Education & Qualifications

  • Prior experience in a sheetfed role
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Attention to detail
  • Understands color and can pass a color test
  • Have the ability to stand/walk for 8 hours


  • Competitive Salary
  • Insurance (Health, dental, vision)
  • Life, accident & Critical Care Insurance
  • Vacation PTO
  • Holidays
  • Retirement benefits/401K
  • School Reimbursement
  • Work/life balance
  • Free Workout Room

The John Roberts Company is seeking experienced & talented individuals to join our team.  Put your skills to work in our 220,000 square foot printing facility where we print high-quality, full-color retail advertisements and other products that make our customers businesses shine.

We have been recognized for over 10 years in the printing industry as one of the best workplaces to work. Join a progressive company that offers competitive pay, benefits and excellent career opportunities. 

Candidates must pass pre-employment physical/drug screen and background check. 

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