Landmark Community Newspapers
  • The News-Enterprise
  • Elizabethtown, KY, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

LCNI offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and paid time off benefits.


Senior Offset Web Press Operator
The News-Enterprise
Elizabethtown, Kentucky

The News-Enterprise, a property of Landmark Community Newspapers, LLC, seeks qualified applicants for the position of Senior Offset Web Press Operator.

The senior offset web press operator is responsible for efficient operation of a multi-unit Goss/DGM 430 press line and DGM 1030 folder printing a variety of broadsheet, tabloid, digest and magazine format publications for both Landmark newspapers and commercial customers. Scheduling press production and staffing, performing press unit and folder set-up comprising two webs of full process color, producing high-quality process color reproduction, performing routine press maintenance and repair, and leading press shifts in the absence of the Press Team Leader are key job functions of this position.

 Elizabethtown is the county seat of Hardin County, located about 45 miles south of Louisville. LCNI offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and paid time off benefits.

 Qualifications:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Minimum of 3 years of press experience on a DGM press line and folder or equivalent
  • Proven commitment to quality output, deadlines and customer service
  • Physically capable of standing for long periods of time with routine bending, stooping, standing, climbing and lifting
  • Able to lift up to 70+ pounds and push/pull up to 100 pounds
  • Hand dexterity is also required and vision that provides quick and accurate movement of materials and quality control as well as accurate color definition
  • Mechanical aptitude preferred
  • Able to properly operate tow/clamp truck; certification preferred
  • Must have a valid driver's license and proof of vehicle insurance 

 Essential Functions:

  • Adhere to all MSDS and OSHA requirements
  • Adhere to all safety regulations and local plant guidelines
  • Read and follow through on print order and job ticket to customer/plant specifications
  • Set-up and print up to two webs of full color printing without assistance
  • Set-up folder and timing without assistance
  • Set and regulate counter/stacker system without assistance
  • Control press run waste within the parameters of company expectations
  • Replace and set all ink and water rollers without assistance without assistance
  • Install blankets and packing without assistance
  • Perform basic maintenance (rubbers, knife set, tucker blades, etc.) and repair of the press
  • Provide leadership to lower level press operator staff and lead shifts in absence of press team leader
  • Accurately and efficiently perform paper, ink and production material ordering and inventory functions in the absence of press team leader
  • Accurately and efficiently perform own quality control
  • Work with others in a team atmosphere
  • Safely operate fork and clamp truck

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