Dow Jones System Support Operator in SILVER SPRING, Maryland

Job Description:

Position Summary:

Operates electronic and electromechanical imaging systems used to produce corporate publications or products. This includes the operation and maintenance of the Computer to Plate equipment, controls and materials

Major Responsibilities:

  • Preparation and maintenance of imaging equipment.

  • Check accuracy of image on plates against confirmation report.

  • Check color plates for precision registration.

  • Accurate distribution of plates to appropriate presses.

  • Primary contact with off site Pre-Press departments. (WSJ, BH & NYP)

  • Monitor page flow, replates and other relevant information and relay to press personnel.

  • Maintain accurate logs and records and complete nightly reports.

  • Prepare and load plates into imaging units.

  • Cleaning of plate processors with proper use of PPE.

  • Operate imager, processor and benders.

  • Operate image & maintain proofing systems.

  • Keep plateroom & equipment clean and properly maintained.

  • Recognize and report system problems to technical support for action.

  • Other duties as assigned by Imaging Supervisor.

  • Learn and operate multiple computer applications related to CTP.

  • Must be professional, reliable & report to work on time.

Position Requirements:

  • High school degree or equivalent experience. Some experience preferred.

  • Background in computer applications.

  • Good math, mechanical, organizational, written and verbal communication skills.

  • Must be able to stand for extended periods, bend, stoop & reach. Must be able to lift 35-pound packages of printing plates and operate a pallet jack.

Company Overview:

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

Equal Opportunity Employer:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets

Requisition ID 2017-29481


Job Function IT Administration

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