Press Assistant
Valassis - Durham, NC

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Valassis is a leader in intelligent media delivery, providing over 15,000 advertisers proven and innovative media solutions to influence consumers wherever they plan, shop, buy and share. By integrating online and offline data combined with powerful insights, Valassis precisely targets its clients’ most valuable shoppers, offering unparalleled reach and scale.

Your Opportunity: Entry-level position in the skilled trade of print manufacturing working in a fast-paced environment on high-tech press equipment.

Flexible Shiftwork: 12 hours per day, 3 day/4 day workweek, weekly rotation from days to nights, work two weekends and off two weekends.

Perform press functions at the delivery end of a web off-set press which includes operating and maintaining the stacker and robotic equipment

Checks for proper market identification and maintains proper product count

Identify and report print defects and maintains overall skid quality

Monitors product waste and coordinates waste removal

Stocks press with needed supplies

Assists with manual stacking when needed

Completes work assignments during make-readies and other press downtime

Performs preventive maintenance assignments

Completes cleaning program assignments and other cleaning tasks

Develops job skills for advancement

Headquartered in Livonia, Michigan with approximately 6,400 associates in 28 states and eight countries, Valassis is widely recognized for its associate and corporate citizenship programs, including its America’s Looking for Its Missing Children ® program. Valassis subsidiaries include Brand.net, a Valassis Digital Company, and NCH Marketing Services, Inc. Valassis consumer brands include RedPlum® and save.com. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V and are committed to building a diverse work force. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Required Skills

High school diploma or equivalent

Good mechanical ability and troubleshooting skills

Basic math and computer skills

Intermediate reading and writing skills

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

Heavy clean-up, must not be afraid to get dirty

Desire to learn new operation and progress through training levels

Must pass color vision test and lift at least 50 pounds

Must be able to work a 12-hour rotating shift with overtime requirements

Required Experience

Previous manufacturing/machine operator/mechanical experience preferred.

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Valassis Communications, Inc. (Valassis) is a media and marketing services company, offering reach and scale to more than 15,000...