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Press Operator
Landmark Community Newspapers, LLC

Job Title: Press Operator
Company: Landmark Community Newspapers, LLC
Category: Press Room
Contact Person: Chris Ordway
Contacts Title: Publisher & Regional Manager
Email: cordway@thenewsenterprise.com
Address: 408 W. Dixie Ave.
City/State/Zip: Elizabethtown KY, 42701
Phone: (270) 769-1200 ext. 222
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Website: lcni.com
Description:

Landmark Community Newspapers, LLC has multiple openings for Goss/DGM cold offset press operators.

Positions are available on a multi-unit DGM 430 cold offset press with a DGM 1030 folder at our printing plant located in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, and a six tower DGM 430 cold offset press line with DGM 1030 folder and Enkel splicers at our printing plant located in Shepherdsville, Kentucky.

Printing responsibilities include a variety of magazine, tabloid, broadsheet and digest formats for both Landmark newspapers and commercial work at both facilities.

Elizabethtown is the county seat of Hardin County, located about 45 miles south of Louisville, Kentucky. Shepherdsville is the county seat of Bullitt County, located about 20 miles south of Louisville.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Minimum of at least 3 years' press experience on a DGM press line or equivalent preferred, but not required.
  • Proven commitment to quality output, deadlines and customer service.
  • Physically capable of standing for long periods of time with routine bending, stooping, standing, climbing and lifting.
  • Able to lift up to 70+ pounds and push/pull up to 100 pounds.
  • Hand dexterity is also required and vision that provides quick and accurate movement of materials and quality control as well as accurate color definition.
  • Mechanical aptitude preferred.
  • Able to properly operate tow/clamp truck.
  • Must have a valid driver's license

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Adhere to all MSDS and OSHA requirements.
  • Adhere to all safety regulations and local plant guidelines.
  • Set up and print up to two webs of full color printing with assistance from senior press operators.
  • Set and regulate the counter/stacker system.
  • Set up folder and timing.
  • Read and follow through of print order and job ticket to customer/plant specifications.
  • Perform own quality control.
  • Perform set-up and control waste as directed by pressroom manager.
  • Replace and set all ink and water rollers without assistance.
  • Install blankets and packing.
  • Perform basic maintenance (rubbers, knife set, tucker blades, etc.) and repair of the press.
  • Work with others in a team atmosphere.
  • Lead press shift in the absence of the shift leader.
  • Safely operate fork and clamp truck.

Qualified individuals should apply under the Job Opportunities link at www.LCNI.com . Internal applicants, notify your immediate supervisor if making application.

Work Schedule: 40 hours per week. Overtime as needed to cover work.

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