Newspaper Lead Press Operator (Everett, WA)

Washington’s Largest Newspaper Publisher, Sound Publishing, is seeking candidates for a Lead Press Operator at our Regional Printing Facility in Everett. This is a full-time position

The Lead Press Operator assists with managing printing press operations during the shift to optimize workflow, meet out-the-door deadlines, maintain quality, facilitate the direction of personnel, perform training, identify equipment issues and perform hands-on equipment operation. Interacts with Prepress, Post-Press, and Transportation personnel to help facilitate out-the-door delivery deadlines and report issues that occurred during the shift. Experience is required.

Successful candidates will be skilled in planning, monitoring the quality of the product, equipment operations, communication, personnel, and problem-solving skills. Must have the ability to lead employees and coordinate production flow. Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing. Working knowledge of all Press operations required.

Specific responsibilities include: Based on production schedule make press ready get to good copy and minimizing waste through the use of best practices, monitor quality, and make necessary adjustments throughout the run. Make on-the-spot repairs as needed, participate in scheduled repair and maintenance tasks. Complete all shift forms and reports.

  • Must have full knowledge and responsibilities of General Worker position
  • Must have full knowledge and responsibilities of Roll Tender position
  • Must know all aspects of printing.

We offer a competitive hourly wage and benefits package including health insurance paid time off (vacation, sick, and holidays), and 401K (currently with an employer match.)

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Sound Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workplace. Visit our website to find out more about us!