Web Press Second Pressman

Purpose:
The Second pressman's primary responsibility is to set and manage color throughout a press-run, while also keeping the press stocked with paper and participating in other quality control procedures.
 
Duties:
  • Sets ink on signature being produced
  • Keeps paper up in splicer
  • Crimps plates for next run
  • Double checks signature for correctness
  • Responsible for splicer maintenance
  • Documents all paper used on job
  • Marks unused paper for return to inventory
  • Trains jogger to step up to the 2nd pressman’s position
  • Continues to train to step up to the lead operator’s position
Skills and Knowledge:
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and understanding of press operation
  • Good eye for color
  • Good communication both verbal and written
  • Basic math skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Must be able to read a ruler
Reports To: Head Pressman