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Press Operator, Jefferson City, TN

Kelly Services

Jefferson City, TN 37760
Kelly Services
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**Job Description**

Responsible for operating and tending printing presses. Performs traditional printing methods, such as offset lithography, gravure, Flexography, and letterpress.

Primary responsibilities:

-Operate printing machine.

-Run several presses with different size and color capacities.

-Prepare machines for printing.

-Install the printing plate with the images to be printed.

-Press operators prepare machines for printing.

-Ink the presses, load paper, and adjust the press to the paper size.

-Ensure that paper and ink meet specifications

-Adjust the flow of ink to the inking rollers accordingly.

-Guide paper through the press cylinders and adjust feed and tension controls.

-Monitor their operation and keep the paper feeders well stocked.

-Make adjustments to manage ink distribution, speed, and temperature in the drying chamber.

-Correct paper tears or jams.

-Search for and correct problems.

-Make quick corrections to avoid expensive losses of paper and ink.

-Pull sheets to check for printing imperfections.

-Set up, monitor, and adjust the printing process on a control panel or computer monitor.

-Oil and clean the presses and make minor repairs.

-Perform preventive maintenance.

-Perform digital, electrostatic, and ink-jet printing.

-Transfer files, blend colors, and proof images electronically using digital presses.



-Pay depends on experience and can range from $14.00-$21.00 an hour.

-This is a DIRECT HIRE opportunity!

-Must have High School diploma or equivalent to be eligible

-Must be able to work at a fast pace

-Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. repetitively as needed each day

-Must provide at least 2 professional references and verifiable work history

-Must be able to stand for 8-10 hours on concrete floor

-Must have basic math and computer skills

-Must have ability ro read scale within 1/64

-Must have ability to enter data legibly and accurately

-Must have ability to read, write, and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos

-Must have ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

-Must have ability to read and understand work orders and ask questions

-Must have ability to communicate effectively with coworkers and all levels of management

-Must have ability to work as a team with others to meet business requirements

-Must have ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance


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**Why Kelly** **** **?**

At Kelly
Services , we work with the best. Our clients include 95 of the Fortune
100 companies, and more than 70,000 hiring managers rely on Kelly annually to access
the best talent to drive their business forward. If you only make one career connection today, connect
with Kelly.

**AboutKelly Services** ****

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people
around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of
talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,
Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is
committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity
is The Law.
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