Platemaker (Part-time)

Bergen County, NJ, USA ● Rockaway, NJ 07866, USA Req #16512
Thursday, June 10, 2021

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Platemaker (Part-time)

Gannett Publishing Services
Rockaway, New Jersey


The Rockaway Facility is looking for a part time Platemaker to assist with daily production on our double wide presses.


The plate-maker is responsible for:

Operating and maintaining / calibrating the CTP “Computer-To-Plate” units,  Plate processors and
Optical benders.

Monitoring workflow and validating inventory supplies while adhering to safety and environmental standards, and other duties as assigned.

  • Every member of the pressroom staff constantly strives to achieve the following goals, and the contribution of every press operator is necessary for success:
  • Optimum quality of printed products.
  • Observance of all scheduled start and stop times.
  • Conservation of material resources, especially newsprint.
  • A clean and safe working environment.

Requirements:

This position requires a high school education or equivalent. Experience in web offset printing is desirable, although production experience of any kind may be helpful. Mechanical ability and familiarity with computers are preferred. Candidates should have the ability to adapt to change, prioritize work, handle multiple tasks, remain flexible and interact with people while demonstrating patience. You must be able to lift/carry up to 100 pounds.

Must be able to push/pull up to 1000 pounds. A platemaker spends most working hours on his/her feet. In addition to long periods of standing, a platemaker is required to climb stairs on the six-level press structure. Operators engaged in press maintenance and some cleaning activities will be required to stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl. They often work in confined areas. Color vision is required.


This position is Part-time hourly work, which may include scheduled nights, weekends, and holidays.

Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran status. 

Other details

  • Job Family Printing/Press
  • Job Function Marketing Solutions
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Bergen County, NJ, USA
  • Rockaway, NJ 07866, USA