The YGS Group


Second Pressman—Evening Shift

Position Location: 
York, PA
Full-Time | Evening Shift

This position assists the Press Operator with press make ready, operating, and maintaining sheet-fed or web offset printing press. This includes:

  • Installing plates and blankets on press cylinders and using hand tools and power tools to achieve pressure required for printing 
  • Adjusting press machine parts, such as feeder and delivery mechanisms, suction grippers, guides, feed wheels, jogging devices, tapes, and cams, using hand tools. 
  • Assisting in removing and replacing worn rollers and adjusting pressure between rollers of press, using hand tools. 
  • Washing blankets and cleaning ink, ink distributing rollers, and ink fountains, using ink solvent and cleaning mechanism on press. 
  • Assisting the Press Operator by making necessary color or register corrections and/or press adjustments prior to production run to meet and maintain the quality specifications of the work. 
  • Assisting pressman in quality control of sheets produced. 
  • Associates degree in Graphic Communications & Print Technology or related field, preferred. 
  • A high school diploma/or GED equivalency, required.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience as a Second Pressman, preferred. 
  • Requires general knowledge of offset presswork procedures and materials. 
  • Ability to read and follow job specifications to determine press set-up materials needed to run the job successfully. 
  • Skill to follow instructions to operate equipment safely and produce the desired product. 
  • Ability to use micrometer to mount and align the printing plate correctly. 
  • Ability to make adjustments to feeder and feed board (e.g., ability to adjust suctions and blast, front and side guides and the timing of the head stops). 
  • Skill in performing routine operational maintenance and minor repairs to equipment under guidance of senior level Press Operators. 
  • Prior experience running an offset press; experience on a Komori 6-Color, 40-Inch Press with Coater, preferred. 
  • Ability to maintain a fast pace and work with a sense of urgency. 
Physical Requirements: 
  • Standing for the duration of the shift, as assigned. 
  • Will bend, stoop, twist, reach, push, pull, lift, lower, grasp, walk, regularly. 
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds, consistently, and lift up to 50 pounds occasionally, required. 
  • Overtime in support of the workload, as needed.

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For more information, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team.

Notice to All Applicants: The employment process with The YGS Group includes a pre-employment background check and post-offer physical and drug screen. The YGS Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.