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Here we grow again! Kirkwood Direct is currently seeking a 2nd shift Digital Press Operator to run our RICOH ProVC 60000 roll to roll digital press. The job duties for this position include, but are not limited to:

Responsibilities:

  • Operate and troubleshoot a RICOH ProVC 60000 roll to roll digital press.
  • Calibrate the equipment by producing likeness in color and quality as required while matching files/samples/originals.
  • Transferring files electronically by sending files from the network to color equipment.
  • Accurately interpret, document, and communicate diagnostic feedback from equipment and act upon information to resolve production, maintenance and repair issues.
  • Read and understand job tickets. Complete necessary job paperwork.
  • Maintain optimal machine performance by correcting simple machine problems and having a working knowledge of machine codes to report, in the event of equipment failure.
  • Command of technical vocabulary and the ability to communicate effectively with electronic prepress, press operators, customer service, vendors, equipment technicians and customers is essential.
  • Clean and maintain work area.

Qualifications:

  • HS diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be self-motivated, reliable, quality and safety oriented.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well with others is required.
  • Successful candidate must possess solid organizational and problem solving skills and be able to work in a fast-paced environment with little or no supervision.
  • Computer software application experience in a prepress environment and experience in digital color control, color manipulation and experience operating a digital press is a plus. However, candidates with offset experience and strong computer skills may be considered.
  • Ability to apply written instructions to job set-up.
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Print process experience and/or pre-press experience preferred.
  • Experience running color digital printing equipment.
  • Experience or knowledge with digital bindery equipment.