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2nd Shift Second Web Press Operator

Job Basics

Primary Skill: Web Press
Location: Newburyport, Massachusetts

Job Details

Job ID: 49207
Posted: Friday, October 27, 2017
Country: United States
Salary Range: Negotiable
Type of Work: Direct Hire
Work Shift(s): 2nd and 3rd Shifts

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Additional Skills

1. Web Press 2nd Press Person

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Company Information

Bradford & Bigelow, Inc.

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Offset Commercial Printing

Tara Howley
Phone: 9789043117
Email: thowley@bradford-bigelow.com
Three Perkins Way
Newburyport,  Massachusetts   01913

Job Description


The Second Press Operator/ Press Helper acts as the First Press Operator’s assistant, and may operate both the Timson press and folder in the First Press Operator’s absence. This is a night shift position. Hours are 6pm - 6am, 3 days/week (W, Th, F or Th, F, Sa).

Primary duties include but are not limited to :

Assists in operating the press and folder, cleaning and maintaining equipment, changing paper rolls.
Help in the administration of maintenance programs, tasks, and associated paperwork and data entry, ensuring the correct information concerning press runs, paper consumption, and waste information entered into the computer.
Ensure maintenance activities are thoroughly accomplished and documented.
Inspects for and maintains a high quality of web work. Ensure sample copies are of the highest quality. Ensure all autocount printouts and computer entries are correct and accurate.
Works with the First Press Operator to see all running samples are pulled, inspected, and initialed.
Responsible for informing the First Press Operator of errors.
Works to keep the entire press area clean at all times, both during production runs and down time, using the resources of him/herself and others efficiently and ensure the First Press Operator’s requirements are efficiently and expeditiously met.
Read, understand, and follow the entire work order of every job and ensure that all discrepancies are resolved.
Ensures the press has all required resources including supplies, and reports any shortages of resources to the First Press Operator.
Elevate unresolved or continuing problems to the shift Supervisor or Foreman where appropriate.
May run and maintain the press and folder and training others in the Crew Leader’s absence or at his/her direction.
Successfully complete the department’s training program.
Must be able to use a fork truck and/or clamp truck.

Additional Responsibilities :

Performs these duties in a manner that protects the health and safety of all employees. Follows all safety policies and procedures, including but not limited to proper use of PPEs, safe ergonomic practices, and proper and safe handling of chemicals.
Working knowledge, awareness, and compliance with ISO Procedures.
May require additional availability to work evenings and/or weekends.
Other duties as assigned, including working where directed, be it on varying presses or in other departments.


Excellent vision, including the ability to perceive color
Ability to operate jacks safely
Ability to remain physically and mentally alert during second shift hours (6pm – 6am)
Capable of repeated standing, walking, sitting, bending, and lifting of skids and skid boards up to 60lbs for 8-12 hours at a time
Ability to work at a rapid pace
Ability to tolerate being exposed to loud noises and moving machinery (PPE provided)


High School Diploma or Equivalent preffered
Prior experience in a printing environment helpful but not required
Valid Driver's License
Safely operate a fork truck/clamp truck
Problem solving skills
Interpersonal skills
Communication skills
The above information indicates the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not a comprehensive inventory of duties and/or responsibilities.


Bradford & Bigelow is one of the top specialty printers in North America. We are committed to treating every employee with respect and providing opportunities for advancement and cross training. Our plant is one of the most technologically advanced and environmentally friendly in the industry. If you are a team player and want to develop a career with the Best in Class Organization, this opportunity is for you.

We offer:

• Competitive Wages

• 401K Plan

• Incentive Awards

• Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance

• Flexible Spending Accounts

• Short & Long Term Disability

• Life Insurance, with additional Life Insurance available at group rates

• Paid Time Off

• Paid Holidays

• Cross Training Programs

• Tuition Assistance

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