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Digital Production Assistant

Company: Sheridan Group Inc. company
Location: Dexter
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Job Description:

?                                          Digital Press Operator (2nd Shift 3pm – 11pm)

                                          Chelsea, MI

                                    Digital Module


Assist Digital Inkjet Press Operator in production and maintenance of machine and learn machine operation. Assistant is required to help with efficient operation and quality of the print product from the Digital Inkjet Press.



The following job/task functions have been identified as the core functions of this position. However, the supervisor or manager may assign additional duties associated with this position.

·         Read and understand work order, assembly sheets, impositions and any other job instructions.

·         Must be able to use a computer at an intermediate-to-advanced level for daily job operations.

·         Must be able to process all related work and instructions by using electronic methods.

·         Order paper taking into consideration the needs of the following shift.

·         Inkjet roll stocks being used are very expensive, thereby diligent paper conservation techniques will be expected and used on a daily basis.

·         Need to maintain Inks and Bonding Agents supply by changing out drums as needed. These supplies are very expensive, thereby diligent supply conservation techniques will be expected and used on a daily basis.

·         Set up stacking needs to send neat, well-marked and complete bundles to the next cost center.

·         Load the correct paper into the machine while tracking consumption and return weights.

·         Ensure book blocks conform to next cost center needs including proper identification.

·         Be sure all scrap is thrown out, both printed and blank in the proper gaylords.

·         See that all skids are safely stacked and wrapped (when necessary) before leaving Press area.

·         Transport materials as necessary.

·         Keep entire press area safe and clean.

·         Communicate with following shift personnel.

·         Perform end of shift duties leaving area ready for following shift.

·         Be capable of assisting in all Preventative Maintenance needs as outlined from the Press Manufacturer. 100% Preventative Maintenance compliance is required.

·         Other duties as assigned.

·         Candidate must present a positive attitude and show a high-level of teamwork.

·         Work with Press Operator to minimize paper waste and press downtime.

·         This position will offer a progression plan being trained as a Digital Inkjet Press Assistant with the above responsibilities, be trained on how to operate a digital component press and the opportunity to be trained to operate an inkjet web press.






Required Skills

·         Intermediate-to-advanced computer skills.

·         Ability to use a Densitometer and Spectrophotometer.

·         Good safety skills.

·         Knowledge of paper characteristics.

·         Basic mechanical aptitude.

·         Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.

·         Ability to articulate and write instructions.

·         Ability to work well in a team environment.

·         Excellent attendance.

Keywords: Sheridan Group Inc. company, Detroit , Digital Production Assistant, Other , Dexter, Michigan

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