Lead Web Pressman

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Position Summary: The lead pressman is a goal-oriented individual that is self-motivated, energetic, diciplined, responsible, and has a professional demeanor.  He directs the day-to-day operations of the press crew.  Additionally a lead pressman oversees all mechanical functions, as well as paper and print chemistry balance, to ensure the highest quality of product and production effiecincy in order to meet customer expectations.


  • Oversee speed and control of press and drier during preparation, size changes, make-ready, and run operations.
  • Constantly monitor and maintain excellent print quality using proofs and densitometer.
  • Troubleshoot problems pertaining to press, raw materials, plates, ink and job information.
  • Ensure auxiliary pressmen are efficient and accurate in the execution of their responsibilities.
  • Direct and lead in all mechanical and roller maintenance, and cleanliness of the press and immediate area.
  • Monitor and maintain ink and water balance, and paper quality throughout each run; remove defective product as needed.
  • Preset ink levels prior to mounting plates, save ink data for each form, and mount plates.
  • Ensure registration and fold accuracy are maintained.
  • Record all operations in shop software program.
  • Record all DHEC and ASI readings as required.
  • Check and maintain fountain solution daily.
  • Prepare press for next shift at the close of each day.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Strong analytical, mechanical, and trouble-shooting skill sets.
  • Thorough knowledge of mechanical hand tools.
  • Good understanding of printing press functions and limitations.
  • Strong understanding of color hue, print chemistry, and the ability to maintain color balance.
  • Ability to read and understand written and verbal instructions.
  • Basic math and computer skills.

Required Education: High School Graduate or GED
Required Experience: Three to four years related experience
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