Press Helper (Sheetfed)

Millennium Print group “MPG”, a Park Communications Company, is a privately held company based in the Research Triangle Park area of North Carolina. Since its inception in 2014 under the current executive team, the Millennium Print Group has assembled a dedicated and highly talented staff of print professionals and has built a world-class organization that is customer focused, market-competitive, and quality driven.

Our unique ability offers a variety of services specializing in trading specialty and collectible cards, including Pokémon and Upperdeck.

We are seeking a highly motivated Press Helpers for our Morrisville, North Carolina (RTP) operation. Our organization has nearly doubled in size and is expected to continue in a high-growth capacity. If you possess the required skills and experience as outlined below, please submit your resume for consideration.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Set up, adjust, operate, and maintain the feeder end of multi-color offset press while maintaining near maximum press running speeds constantly

  • Review and understand job specifications in order to locate correct job stocks, identifying felt/wire side of material, grain, weights, different foils, Gripper/Guide edge and other stock characteristics to insure 100% accuracy of product entering the press

  • Understand ink characteristics including UV conventional, pms and spot colors among others to insure proper ink well product at all times

  • Assist press wash-ups, blanket mounting, plate mounting and other pressman assigned duties

  • Maintain a safe environment for personnel and machinery, while following all company safety manuals and company safety procedures and initiatives

  • Keeping a clean machine, and work area with good basic knowledge of lubrication and press maintenance

  • Ability to understand refractometers, torque wrenches, micrometers, conductivity meters and other basic press tools while using them to maintain perfect press chemistry, measuring stocks, packing and blankets, and torqueing blankets

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

The duties and responsibilities described above are essential functions of the job. The following qualifications are representative of the knowledge, skills, and or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

  • Good comprehension skills and ability to understand with minimal training somewhat complicated press, material, and print characteristics

  • Ability to exert 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and /or 10 to 25 pounds frequently

  • Ability to stand and perform the requirements of the position up to 12 hours with a few short breaks

  • Ability to utilize press micrometers, refractometers, torque wrenches, and basic press tools efficiently

  • Willingness to abide by all plant practices and procedures

  • Overtime is an expected requirement

  • Ability to maintain great attendance and tardy record

BENEFITS

MPG and Graphic Visual Solutions offers a highly competitive compensation commensurate with experience and benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, life, disability plans, paid time off, company paid holidays, 401K Plan and various other insurance plans. All of this is included in a business casual work environment.

Millennium Print Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

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