Press Assistant
Valassis 122 reviews - Wichita, KS

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Job Description:

Operates the deliver end of the press unit and assists in all press functions by performing the following duties:
  • Maintains proper market identification, checking mastheads, skids tickets and layouts.
  • Maintains proper counts throughout the press runs.
  • Operates and maintains the robotic equipment.
  • Stacks signatures and maintains overall quality of skids.
  • Identifies and reports any noticeable print defects to Head Press Operator, Press Operator or Supervisor
  • Coordinates paper waste removal in the pressroom.
  • Completes all work assignments during make-readies and other press downtime situations
  • Assists with the removal of waste ink, used printing plates, and press side garbage.
  • Assists with changing slip-sheets at the printing units.
  • Assists with manual signature stacking when needed.
  • Assists with cleaning press water systems and changing filters.
  • Performs Press Operator responsibilities when needed.

Required Skills
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred, but not required.
  • Ability to understand production, quality, and safety procedures and communicate those standards to crew while safely managing machine;
  • Mathematical skills and able to accurately complete daily machine reports;
  • Ability to handle materials 10-25 pounds on a continuous basis, and up to 50 lbs. occasionally;
  • Good written and verbal communication skills; English preferred.

Required Experience
  • Must be able to work a 12hr rotating shifts including nights and weekends .
  • 1-2 Years experience in a manufacturing environment a plus.

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