The YGS Group


Assistant Indigo Press Operator

Position Location: 
York, PA
Full-Time 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM | Monday - Friday

The individual in this role is responsible for assisting the lead press operator in the daily operations of all assigned digital presses, to produce quality product results for our clients. The individual will perform maintenance on the press equipment as scheduled, as well as assist the lead operator in all other aspects of the day-to-day digital operations as assigned.

Essential Functions: 
  1. Assist the lead press operator with the day-to-day tasks to include; press set up, adjusting controls, color, per each job’s unique specifications. 
  2. Assist the lead operator with all other aspects of digital operations as assigned.
  3. Assist the lead operator with the maintenance of the press equipment as scheduled.
  4. Assist with daily operations quality checks.
  5. Maintain a high degree of motivation and morale, departmental and inter-departmental cooperation.
  6. Maintain and comply with policies, procedures, and practices relating to bindery operations and job duties.
  7. Ensure that all related equipment is in proper working condition.
  8. Follow all required safety procedures such as PPE, ergonomics, chemical hazards, etc.
  9. Perform job in a manner that protects the health and safety of all employees
  10. Assist with general housekeeping in the area of the facility related to the bindery operations.
  • Associate degree in graphic communications or related field preferred.
  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Prior Indigo digital press operations experience, preferred.
  • Knowledge of digital printing specifications, a plus.
  • Basic understanding of the printing process.
  • Basic understanding of paper weights and type.
  • Ability to read and understand a job ticket.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Ability to read a ruler.
  • Mechanical aptitude a must.
  • High level of initiative and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to follow instructions and complete work in time frame assigned.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
  • Strong organization and time management skills required.  
  • Flexible team player.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Works well under pressure.
  • Ability to maintain a fast pace.
  • Able to work with a sense of urgency.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation required.
Physical Requirements: 
  • The individual hired for this role will be required to stand for the entirety of their shift.
  • The individual in this position needs to move around inside the manufacturing areas to complete work as assigned. The individual works in manufacturing area regularly.
  • Regularly operates a computer and press equipment as assigned.
  • Position may operate additional equipment such as hand truck, pallet jacks, etc., as needed to move materials within work area.
  • Lifts 20 pounds regularly and up to 50 pounds often. 
  • May carry weight, lift (to a height of 3–4 feet), transfer, position, or remove materials up to 20 pounds, regularly.
  • Will use fingers, hands, and arms to feel, grasp, handle, push, pull, lift, lower, and position objects and/or materials as needed.
  • Will use feet and legs to walk, climb stairs or ladders, balance, ascend, and descend as needed to complete work assignments.
  • Must see, detect, determine, perceive, identify, recognize, judge, observe, inspect, estimate, and assess information as needed.
  • Must communicate, listen, hear, speak, converse with, and/or convey information, as needed. 
  • The person in this position frequently communicates with coworkers, to complete work assignments. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.
  • Temperatures are regulated through systems. 
  • Environment is considered to contain medium to high noise levels.
  • Environment is not regularly exposed to extreme changes in temperatures or weather conditions.
  • Will attend meetings and YGS-related events as needed.
  • Complete trainings as required. 
  • Overtime as dictated by the needs of the business.

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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.