Mach Operator

Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046

Post Date: 03/06/2018 Job ID: 8067 Industry: Industrial Pay Rate: $16.00 - $17.00


Under general direction from team manager and in conjunction with team members, contribute to company quality and service commitments by operating equipment, such as, Single Color, Sheet Fed or Continuous/Web presses. Runs mostly standard work and basic manual numbering may be required. Automated or basic setups and changeovers may be required.


  • Perform a complete set-up of press in an efficient manner, which may include: identifying and loading correct stock, setting correct paper path and stretch, mounting plates, die registration, making appropriate adjustments to the ink and water levels, assuring accurate single-color register and setting up any attribute functions, e.G. Perforations, number, file holes, thermo unit, etc.

  • Determine and understand all order instructions and running of press productively while, meeting job requirements of ink density, ink and water balance, color matching, and required attributes at a quality level that meets or exceeds our customer s expectations.

  • Maintain the ability to troubleshoot mechanical breakdowns; demonstrate the ability to make adjustments to the equipment including blanket changes, wash up units, cleaning water system and roller settings as required.

  • Perform daily, weekly, and monthly preventative maintenance and cleaning to ensure a quality product to customer as required. Understand all press controls and demonstrate their use.

  • Maintain knowledge of the press, current printing processes and develop continuous process improvements that support the Lean philosophy and work environment.

  • Maintain company quality standards, service levels and customer expectations by meeting or exceeding department/cell goals and customer specifications. Examples may include: maintaining acceptable ink densities, troubleshooting lithographic press settings and willingness to cross train other team members.

  • Contribute toward team effectiveness and workflow efficiency by rotating duties as needed.

  • Maintain customer confidence and protect operations by keeping information confidential.

  • Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations.

  • Support operations and contribute toward team results by performing other production or related jobs as required.

  • Position may include other duties as determined by the company.


  • High school graduate or equivalent experience

  • 1 year of relevant experience

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