The pressroom portion of the position involves the preparation, layout, operation, and maintenance of printing presses and related equipment. Duties include setting and maintaining a balance of ink and water, registration of printing, operating ABB ink setting controls, and operating press folders, as well as handling, preparing, and loading paper on the press, preparation of pasters, preparing reports, and related duties. The person is in this role is responsible for quality control during a press run, and the cleanup and maintenance of printing units and folders. During a press run, must constantly check reproduction to ensure that reproduction is clear, registered, and that the ink is properly set within a specified density range per quality guidelines.
The Mailroom portion of the position involves processing newspapers for distribution, which may include operating addressing, stacking, inserting, and bundle processing equipment. The position is also responsible for correctly dispatching the papers and helping out in the press or plateroom during downtime.
It is the responsibility of each Journeyman/Woman-Press to minimize white waste, printed waste, and press downtime attributed to paster breaks, running breaks, and other mechanical or operational failures. The person in this position must work together as a team to produce consistent quality of reproduction, to meet dispatch schedules, and to maintain an efficient and cost effective operation. Also responsible for assisting with training Journeyman and Production Assistants as required.
Additional duties may be assigned from time to time. Position requires standing, lifting, bending, and physical exertion throughout shift. Computer skills such as experience with Microsoft Office applications, Google Gmail/Apps are required. Prior newspaper web printing experience preferred, but not required. High School Diploma required.
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Business Area: PRINT & ENT SVCS - PRINT SERVICES
Job Category: Production Group
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).
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