SUTTLE-STRAUS INC SHEETFED PRESS OPERATOR in WAUNAKEE, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Suttle-Straus is looking for an experienced Sheetfed Press Operator to join our award winning team! The ideal candidate has worked on Komori presses in a commercial print shop, with a strong mechanical aptitude and focus on continuous improvement. Suttle-Straus is a premier provider of grand imaging, digital production, printing, mailing, custom kitting, warehousing, and distribution services. Our success is founded on three core principles: A clear focus on meeting and exceeding customer expectations; a long history of implementing new technologies to increase quality and efficiency; and the importance of building an outstanding workforce. Winner of the Printing Industries of America's Best Workplace award for 16 consecutive years, Suttle-Straus offers a collaborative work environment, great benefits and fantastic co-workers. We offer a competitive benefits package with immediate eligibility for health, dental, vision and life insurance, and eligibility after 30 days for a company matched 401(k) plan. Generous paid time off accrues monthly from date of hire. The primary purpose of this role is to operate a 40" six color plus coater sheetfed press with conventional and UV capabilities to meet or exceed customer expectations with regard to quality, cost and timely delivery. The position requires the Operator to be detail orientated and have a strong mechanical aptitude. Duties, Responsibilities & Abilities: 1.Insure efficient and cost effective operation of press: Interpret and follow direction from a work ticket o Interpret layouts and ticket information oCheck that correct paper is issued and the correct count Direct press make ready and set up o Determine best sequence of colors o Set ink fountains o Assist in mounting plates and other items needed to process work o Oversee the overall set up of the press, such as sheet size, dryer setting, coater, etc. o Check work against layouts, proofs and ticket information Achieve and monitor color for consistency, pull time stamps Assist in wash up between jobs Fill out necessary paper work and records (check list, maintenance log, ticket counts, etc.) Monitor product quality Train press crew Trouble shoot and perform adjustments and repairs as needed Insure all press and company procedures are followed 2.Assist in the general up keep of the press and department: Install, clean and adjust rollers Assist in the maintenance and cleaning of the press and surrounding area Keep area free from pallets, skid and skid tops Remove waste paper, ink and solvents 3. Willingness and ability to work third shift, 10 p.m. Sunday to 6 a.m. Friday ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: -Prior commercial print shop experience with Komori presses -High School education or equivalent professional experience -Basic math skills -Ability to work in a fast paced production environment -Ability to work well with co-workers in a team environment -Ability to operate computer based technology -Constant standing and/or walking -Manual dexterity -Frequently lift up to 50 lbs. -Occasionally lift up to 75 lbs. -Occasionally ascend/descend steps -Occasionally squat or kneel -Occasionally bend ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: http://www.suttle-straus.com/about/employment