Press Assistant

Top Press Assistant Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Press Assistant. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Press Assistant resumes they appeared on. For example, 12.3% of Press Assistant resumes contained Ink Fountains as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Press Assistant actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Press Assistant resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Ink Fountains

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Here's how Ink Fountains is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Assist in loading paper, operating feeder, filling ink fountains, filling water tanks and moving skid of papers.
  • Clean ink fountains, plates, or printing unit cylinders when press runs are completed.
  • Wash blankets, Web-ups, re-fill ink fountains, maintenance, assist Lead Pressman/Second Man.
  • Cleaned rollers and ink fountains using cleaning solvent, brush, and rags.
  • Filled ink fountains and move levers to adjust the flow of ink.
  • Prepared butler for setting up rolls, and filling ink fountains.
  • Cleaned ink fountains, blankets, rollers and water systems properly.
  • Bend plates, fill ink fountains, help press operator.
  • Obtain or mix inks and fill ink fountains.
  • Filled and cleaned ink fountains.

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2. Press Releases

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Here's how Press Releases is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Collaborated with the Press Secretary on organizing the media for all hearings, Member meetings, and press releases.
  • Supported press office by writing press releases, compiling press kits, and organizing press conferences and House hearings/mark-ups.
  • Planned press and public events, wrote press releases and annual reports, and oversaw USDA s website redesign.
  • Helped edit/write press releases, speeches, talking papers, and all other documents as requested by superiors.
  • Drafted press releases, op-eds, newsletters, and video and radio scripts; coordinated daily media outreach
  • Researched and wrote press releases on key votes, committee assignments and issues of importance to voters.
  • Assist in preparing HTML for press releases, photos, and video for clients' newsroom websites.
  • Assisted with all aspects of media relations including press conferences, media interviews, and press releases.
  • Conducted trend reports, competitor analysis, pitched stories and wrote press releases to UK media.
  • Edited House floor speeches and wrote press releases, email blasts, and Dear Colleague letters.
  • Developed content for press releases, avails, and advisories for educational awareness effort.
  • Drafted op-eds, press releases, statements, advisories, and social media posts.
  • Helped compose press releases, media advisories, opening statements, and op-eds.
  • Copy, edit, and proof official press releases; official photography.
  • Assisted in press releases for a positive impact to the public.
  • Researched for, wrote, and edited press releases for website publication
  • Copy writing, including drafting press releases and online product content.
  • Write and edit press releases, op-eds, and talking points.
  • Drafted press releases to promote the Senator's legislative agenda.
  • Created drafts of press releases, statements, and speeches.

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3. Official Website

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Here's how Official Website is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Manage all aspects of the Senator s official website, including design, outreach, and mechanics.
  • Initiated and oversaw re-design of Member's official website.

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4. Safety Procedures

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Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Lifted objects that were 20-50+ pounds frequently as well as practicing safety procedures.
  • Started as a Print Press Assistant Keeping the press as clean as possible while following safety procedures.

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5. Press Operators

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Here's how Press Operators is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Helped press operators process printed material and maintain machinery.
  • Relieved press operators when necessary.
  • Worked closely with the image and the press operators to ensure that materials were provided in a timely, non-wasteful manner.
  • Ensured that the press operators had everything they needed to run the press with minimal downtime.
  • Assisted press operators, to ensure a quality product and quick changes between jobs.
  • Assured the press operators had what they needed to run jobs for the day
  • Supplied press operators with ink, printing cylinders, paper and cutting dies.
  • Assist other press operators under the supervision of cylinder press operator /screen manager.
  • Write and complete orders -Clean pans, -Assist press operators.
  • Assisted the Press Operators in their job duties and functions.
  • Help press operators with job change over's.
  • Assist press operators in preparing for new jobs.
  • Press operators prepare machines for printing.
  • Collaborated with press operators and supervisor to ensure smooth work flow and efficient organization operations.
  • Assist press operators to produce shirts in a timely manner by pulling shirts from the machine.
  • Assisted press operators by palletizing, stacking and help with basic repairs to basic press machine
  • Assisted press operators with all of the necessary aspects of printing production.
  • Assisted with any needs the graphic pre-press operators required.
  • Assisted press operators with wash-ups and job make-ready Loaded and removed raw material from press Documented raw material usage Furnished operating supplies
  • Assisted press operators Maintenance Loaded and unloaded trucks Drove company van for deliveries.

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6. Press Setup

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Here's how Press Setup is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Review job specifications to determine the press setup according to the imposition of the run.
  • Review job specifications to determine the press setup.
  • Experience included a wide variety of skills including pre-press setup which involved preparing various items for the many operators.

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7. Blankets

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Here's how Blankets is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Wash Blankets, Web Paper and adjust turn bars prior to the start of a new job order.
  • Assisted in webbing up press, installing plates/blankets, jogging finished product and putting onto skids.
  • Help press operator in webbing press, washing blankets, cleaning and maintenance.
  • Wash blankets and make plates, set up feeder and delivery.
  • Change press plates, blankets, or cylinders, as required.
  • Put on and removed blankets and plates.
  • Install plate images and blankets on cylinders.
  • Clean blankets and printing plates between runs.
  • Cleaned and helped change blankets and plates.
  • stack skids, web up, wash blankets, change plates, roll tender, quality control
  • Load skids of books Install plates and blankets Align paper to press
  • Mount rolls on press Web assistance, hang plates,wash blankets,set up stacker machine
  • change metal plates and rubber blankets as needed in the press.Accomplishmentsstarting position was press asst.

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8. Set-Up

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Here's how Set-Up is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Assist with machine set-up unload shirts off the press on to the convey-tor belt, and maintenance of work area.
  • Helped with set-up and press clean-up, maintained viscosity of inks, hanging rolls and maintained register as needed.
  • Help manage a crew of 5 or more to set-up and run single/double web printing presses.
  • Monitor the flow of materials, equipment set-ups, job progress, quality and scheduling.
  • Conducted time studies on equipment set-ups to establish a baseline for performance and productivity standards.
  • Worked with teams to establish new ways to improve quicker set-ups and quality performance.
  • Mounted cylinders on the press and mixed the inks for set-up on the press.
  • JOB TITLE Press brake operator- set-up/program machine to form parts according to blue-print.
  • Assisted in the daily breakdown, set-up and clean up of the machine.
  • Checked job set-up parameters with the job ticket specifications to ensure accurate setup.
  • Perform set-ups on lathe, mills, CNC and various other presses.
  • Assisted with set-up and packing parts coming out of the presses.
  • Performed set-up and quality control checks on the merchandise for defects.
  • Perform first piece dimensional inspection on all new set-ups before production.
  • Perform all press and CNC set-ups per print.
  • Assisted in the operation and set-up of 8 and 10 color,roll fed printing press.
  • Assisted pressman with anything needed during Job Advancement Opportunity set-ups due to previous job experience.
  • Order department construction and set-up.
  • wash vases, help set-up and tear down events, bookwork and wait on customers.
  • Learned the process of company operations Assisted an operator in set-ups Prepared materials for upcoming orders Assessed garments for imperfections

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9. Drill Press

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Here's how Drill Press is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Trained to use a drill press.

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10. Preventative Maintenance

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Here's how Preventative Maintenance is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Performed preventative maintenance checks according to established procedures & schedules.
  • Work in conjunction with the press operator and other assigned Press Assistant in the preventative maintenance of the presses.
  • Assist the press operator with any duties needed along with preventative maintenance of the press.
  • Filled inks, bent plates, changed blankets, and performed other preventative maintenance tasks.
  • Assisted press operators with preventative maintenance, press operation, and make ready.
  • Performed routine preventative maintenance and services on the printing press and facility.
  • Wash up the press, help with preventative maintenance.
  • Perform preventative maintenance tasks on the press.
  • Ensured faultless press operations with preventative maintenance for optimum production in a timely manner.

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11. Web Press

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Here's how Web Press is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Pull paper for printing on the web press, pulling ink barrels to stock workstation, and maintain cleanliness.
  • Lifted and positioned roll of paper in feed mechanism of web press, using chain hoist.
  • Assist lead pressman with operation and maintenance of web press, quality control.
  • Assisted on all functions of the set-up and production on a web press
  • Clean web press and change print rollers and also change paper roller.
  • Assist Web Press Operator in Printing Ads -Assist with pick list at 537
  • Performed as a jogger and roll tender on Heidelberg web press.
  • Assist in operation and maintenance of a DGM 440-4 web press.
  • Clean CGI drum when needed, Re-web Press when needed.
  • Assisted with 8 color continuous web press / film machine.
  • Set, monitored, adjusted and maintained web press.
  • Experience on 5 & 6 color web presses.
  • Worked on a GOSS Sunday 2000 Web Press.
  • Organized and lined up paper products and forms for packing on Web press, Harris M-1000 Maintenance assistance
  • Worked way up to pressman through apprentice program Assisted pressmen with day-to-day operations of various web presses
  • Web press with new paper.Setup computers to correct task, weights and misc specs.
  • Worked with mainly Hanscho and Harris web presses.
  • Assist on a narrow web press Check film for quality and accuracy Press operation Maintenance of press
  • Contract) Refill inks and waters for Didde 4c Web Press and other web presses.
  • Clean and prep Timsons web presses Paper loader Book Bundler Change ink Stack bundles Assist with press operation

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12. Paper Rolls

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Here's how Paper Rolls is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Unload paper truck and had to keep inventory of paper rolls Forklift license Small deliveries to and from customers.
  • Worked daily with an overhead crane to lift paper rolls into and out of the press.
  • Take down paper rolls, and hang new rolls that meet that jobs measurements.
  • Make sure all paper rolls are current, if not change as needed.
  • Replaced ink and changed paper rolls of the finishing machines.
  • Installed paper rolls on three separate roll stands.
  • Splice new paper rolls to existing paper.
  • Load paper rolls, Fill press ink, hang plates.
  • Loaded paper rolls on presses in a timely manner and ensured proper splicing to other rolls.
  • Hang paper rolls and assist pressman with operation of Timson 44 web press.
  • Checked book pagination Spliced paper rolls (1 color web)
  • Labeled and stacked paper rolls Maintained operation of (Jennerjahn) rewind machine.
  • Clean press machines Replace paper rolls on the press machines Prepared pallets for shipping Maintained clean work environment

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13. Press Cylinders

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Here's how Press Cylinders is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Feed paper through press cylinders and adjust feed and tension controls.
  • Change press cylinders as required.

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14. Job Orders

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Here's how Job Orders is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Examine job orders and process based on customer needs.
  • Examine job orders to determine quantities to be printed, stock specifications, colors, or special printing instructions.
  • Examine job orders to determine quantities to be printed, film, and inks needed.
  • Check job orders to determine quantities, stock specifications and printing instructions.
  • Unboxed shirts/sizes for individual job orders based on daily shipment priority.
  • Performed jogging tasks using gamblers for job orders in a timely manner
  • Unify job orders Inspect and Gauge finish product Register Press Clean and Lubricate Press

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15. Bindery Machines

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16. Press Runs

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Here's how Press Runs is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted in helping pressman make ready presses before all press runs.
  • Keep ink and water levels high and load paper for press runs

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17. Raw Materials

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Here's how Raw Materials is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Maintained equipment calibration, identified, developed and secured alternate raw materials.
  • Mounted raw materials and checked viscosity of ink and watched web temperature while maintaining proper registration.
  • Operated forklifts to arrange raw materials for convenience use and moved finished goods into storage aisles.
  • Assisted on printing press, checked ink viscosity, and loaded raw materials.
  • Maintain fluid levels and other raw materials, to ensure continuous production.
  • Prepared all raw materials (rolls of board) during press operation.
  • Transport raw materials, and/or finished goods to designated area.
  • Execute the changing and cleaning press including all raw materials.
  • Identify raw materials and blanks for production-Router Book.
  • Shift work *Worked with raw materials *Ran Bobcat, Chipper, Forklift and Front End Loader

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18. Hand Tools

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Here's how Hand Tools is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted press operator to remove and replace worn rollers and adjust pressure between rollers of press, using hand tools.
  • Load materials and products into machines and equipment, or onto conveyors, using hand tools and moving devices.
  • Test and adjust machine speeds or actions, according to product specifications, using gauges and hand tools.
  • Fasten, package, or stack materials and products, using hand tools and fastening equipment.
  • Seal containers or materials, using glues, fasteners, nails, and hand tools.
  • Clean or oil presses or make minor repairs, using hand tools.
  • Removed and replaced worn rollers using hand tools.

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19. Pallet Jack

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Here's how Pallet Jack is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Operated powered lift trucks, floor sweepers, pallet jacks and forklifts safely, with a 0% incident rate.
  • Imported and Exported materials using pallet jacks, carts with dollies and forklift (propane and electric)
  • Used stand up, sit down and motorized pallet jack to move part around plant as needed.
  • Load and unload pallets and use a pallet jack to roll the pallets into the shipping zone.
  • Operated riding and manual pallet jacks to retrieve stock needed for orders.
  • Operate pallet jacks and forklifts with a 0%incident rate.
  • Used pallet jack to move skid for shrink wrapping.
  • Operated forklift and pallet jack to move materials.
  • Operated a forklift and pallet jacks.
  • Served as Stacker Person for Offset Press, including operating a pallet jack.
  • Operate hand carts, pallet jacks, stackers, hydraulic feed mechanisms.
  • Assisted when machine broke downStacked pasta boxes on palletsMoved pallets with a pallet jack

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20. Load Paper

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Here's how Load Paper is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Assist pressmen, load/unload paper onto press, applied ink into press, put plates into press
  • Drive a forklift with clamp to load paper from warehouse for each job.
  • Use of forklift to load paper and bring raw material to work station.
  • Lift and load paper and add ink to start press correctly.
  • Load paper onto the printer machine put ink into trays.
  • Set up feeder and load paper and set pull guide.
  • Collect and load paper into a sheet fed printing press.
  • Load paper into press, watch ink/cooler levels.
  • Assist Press Operator in operation of multi colored printing presses Load paper to press.
  • load bundles, load paper into press, check sigs, order paper

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21. Necessary Adjustments

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Here's how Necessary Adjustments is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Collect and inspect random samples during print runs to identify any necessary adjustments.
  • Load presses with paper and make necessary adjustments, according to paper size.
  • Monitor environmental factors, such as humidity and temperature, that may impact equipment performance and make necessary adjustments.

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22. Press Maintenance

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Here's how Press Maintenance is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Press maintenance, roll tending, troubleshooting machines, prepping finished product, quality control
  • Help assist press operator with daily duties and press maintenance.
  • Press maintenance and clean up.
  • Operated printing press Performed printing press maintenance
  • Performed monthly press maintenance on machines to ensure high quality and keep machines functioning properly.
  • Press Maintenance Filled Printing Orders Packaging and ShippingMilgard Windows and Door
  • Assisted in operation of printing press Completed press maintenance Inspected printed product to ensure met customer's specifications Operated paper shear
  • Help Feed and operate Sheet fed press Product Management Transport Press Maintenance

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23. Press Plates

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Here's how Press Plates is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Put down press plates in designated areas for the pressman to put on the press.
  • Uploaded and developed images to be burned onto press plates Assisted with operational functions to produce newspapers for distribution

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24. Twitter

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Here's how Twitter is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Manage the Morgan Stanley corporate twitter feed, @MorganStanley.

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25. Stock Specifications

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26. Facebook

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Here's how Facebook is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Key resource for all things social including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube.
  • Managed the organization's social media accounts, created blogs and utilized Facebook/Twitter to grow and engage our audience.
  • Increased Administrator Contreras-Sweet s social audience by over 15,000 users across Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
  • Prepared social media for Twitter and Facebook, including graphics using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Composed all constituent responses: 13,000 letters weekly Managed Facebook, Twitter and YouTube accounts.
  • Manage all social media including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Flickr and Official Website.
  • Created content and monitored usage of campaign social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Flickr).
  • Managed the WFF social media presence (Facebook, Instagram.

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27. Flexo

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Here's how Flexo is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Set up and operate flexo machine for operation and production of corrugated products
  • Berry Corporation was a flexographic printing facility.
  • Led flexographic printing press operations, including lamination and die cutting.
  • Lifted up to 80 lbs of flexographic on to printing press.
  • Promoted to Flexographic Press Operator after working as assistant for 1year.
  • Assist with daily operation of a wide web Flexograph printing press.
  • Assisted press operator in all operations of multiple wide-web flexo presses.
  • Assisted lead operator in running a wide web flexo press.
  • Press assistant for three flexographic offset printers.
  • Assist the operator in flexographic press operations.
  • Burned and mounted flexographic plates.
  • Set up and operate digital letterpress, lithographic, flexographic, gravure, or other printing machines.
  • Set up Flexograph printing press with proper inks, plate cylinders and anilox cylinders.
  • Ilearned a lot of knowledge about flexographic packaging and the printing industry.
  • Produced quality printed rollstock on a three color flexographic printing press.
  • Worked on 50" Green Bay Packaging gearless flexographic press.
  • Filled ink and monitored levels and viscosities.mixed spot color inks.Maintained machines and operated flexographic printing press.
  • Labelled and placed all ink on ink racks * Assisted press operator in the operation of the Flexo press.

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28. Press Equipment

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Here's how Press Equipment is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Set up and operated Press equipment to customer-supplied specifications.
  • Assisted pressman with jobs, screen preparation, setup and break down of screens and press equipment.
  • Performed many duties including removing printed materials from the press equipment for a new run.
  • Monitor various functions of press equipment.
  • Assisted press equipment in webbing newspapers.
  • Flush and clean press equipment Mix and test ink.
  • Cleaned press equipment, stripped/removed plates from press machines safely Followed all Personal Protection Equipment policies for the Pressroom.

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29. Press Area

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Here's how Press Area is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • General housekeeping around press area.
  • Assisted with press maintenance as required and cleans press/ press area as directed by the 2nd or 1st Press Operator.
  • Tagged, stretched, wrapped and removed all WIP from press area and place in appropriate WIP location.
  • Clean Press Area, image plates, process plates and maintain plate processor in running condition.
  • Set up machines to perform duties in press area.
  • Stock each printing press area with necessary supplies.
  • Cleaned and maintained printing press area.
  • Cleaned and organized press area.
  • Clean ink chambers and install new doctor blades.Maintain press area with supplies and ensure a clean press.
  • Completed 4-year Apprenticeship in 3 years Responsible for loading paper, filling ink fountains, checking chemicals, and cleaningpress area
  • Collect supplies needed for orders Assist operator with change overs Maintain press area cleanliness

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30. Quality Checks

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Here's how Quality Checks is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Perform frequent quality checks during print run to ensure all quality standards are met.
  • Get feeder up and running, and assist operator with quality checks
  • Preform quality checks on lottery tickets once off the press.
  • Complete in-process quality checks of raw materials and finished product.
  • Performed quality checks on products.
  • Set up press, hang rolls, dip inks, perform quality checks, clean, replace parts.
  • Set up machine to start operation Preform quality checks on inserts and place them in machine to run.
  • Perform quality checks at the rewind and the unwind end of press.
  • Perform quality checks on materials and finished product Run general machine maintenance Provide transportation
  • Assisted on both tanum and automatic presses.Quality Tech Did Quality checks for 7 presses nightly and Statistical process control.

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31. Color Press

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Here's how Color Press is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted Press Operator in set up of 6 and 8 color presses.
  • Line up 6 color presses including roller changes and ink canisters.
  • Gained experience with four color press.
  • Assisted on PCMC 4,6, 8 and 10 color presses Assisted on 8 and 10 color W&H presses1.
  • Operated Heidelberg GTO 2 & 5 color presses Maintained a safe work environment for students Helped students with presswork when needed
  • Changed plates on 8 color presses Monthly machine maintenance Changed and mixed ink Loaded paper stock into press
  • Plate mounting Check Inks Change over on 10 color press QA registration

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32. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Provided quality customer service to constituents.
  • Provide customer service by working directly with the customers in assuring their satisfaction in achieving or exceeding their expectations.

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33. New Jobs

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Here's how New Jobs is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Maintain ink pumps, supply inventory, set up for new jobs
  • Set up presses and tore them down for new jobs.
  • Set up for new jobs.
  • Bill Z. QC) Brake operating, set up, pemming, metal finishing, creating new jobs for prototypes

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34. Press Office

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Here's how Press Office is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Supervised press office personnel within the Governor's Office as well as in numerous cabinet departments and state agencies.
  • Served as the first point of contact for reporters in the press office during the 2010 midterm elections.
  • Appointed to assist Press Office in promoting Governor's appearances and initiatives in New York City.
  • Managed and coordinated City Council agenda for Mayor's Press Office.
  • Supported busy Congressional press office in constituency and Washington D.C.
  • Created and maintained the Press Office's Media Coverage Archive.
  • Provided support to senior press officers and News Media Branch during journalist training camps (i.e.
  • Coordinated and maintained the communication and structural organization of the Senator's press office.

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35. Press Room

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Here's how Press Room is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Attended local, national and international Journalist's delegations in the Press room and Conference hall.
  • Job Description: Worked in press room responsible for bundling all books for movement to bindery.
  • Assisted in Press Room shooting negatives, burning plates, collating, binding and operating machines.
  • Helped train new personal in the press room.
  • Assist with weekly press room operations.
  • Press Room Cleaning - Cleaning Printing Press, Floors, Roll Room.
  • Maintain top of the line printing presses and software Perform housekeeping duties to keep press room productivity high

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36. Paper Size

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Here's how Paper Size is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Installed and adjusted the printing plate, adjusts the ink pressure, load paper, and adjust the paper size.
  • Look at the job jacket for job number and paper size.
  • Stage press to paper size and thickness.
  • Ink the presses, load paper, and adjust the press to the paper size.

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39. Clamp Truck

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Here's how Clamp Truck is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Operated forklift, hand truck & clamp truck to unload/load trucks including delivery of raw materials from warehouse to printing press.
  • Assist in shipping and receiving, driving clamp truck, unloading trucks and stocking warehouse.
  • Trained in, and practiced in the use of, fork-lifts and clamp trucks.
  • Operated forklift and clamp truck daily.

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40. Inspect Random Samples

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41. Offset Press

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Here's how Offset Press is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Help pressman with adjustments on sheet fed and web offset presses.
  • Engaged in operating web offset presses to manufacture printed materials and managed 2 contractedassociates during daily operations.
  • Coordinate with Offset Press Operator I and II and assist on all pre-make ready and make ready functions.
  • Assisted in production of a four color Heidelberg offset press Reason for leaving- Relocated due to school
  • Offset Press Assistant II Assisting Lead Pressman and crew with any and all tasks.
  • Assisted pressman with all aspects of running a multi million dollar offset press.
  • Set up large 8 unit double web offset press and jogger.

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42. General Maintenance

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Here's how General Maintenance is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Perform some general maintenance and maintained the work area in a neat and orderly manner.
  • Insulate and package railroad clips in shipping process* Perform general maintenance of work area
  • Load presser, general maintenance and maintain work area.
  • Perform general maintenance and cleaning on machine.
  • Provided press wash up and general maintenance.

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43. Press Crew

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Here's how Press Crew is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Assist the Press Crew with changing plates, webbing up the press, and assisting with scheduled maintenance.
  • Worked with press crew to ensure quality of production and safety compliance of the team.
  • Communicate with supervisor and senior press crew to verify production schedules and instructions.
  • Assist press crew in make-ready, and with other duties as assigned.
  • Assist press crew with boxing customer and store copies.
  • Prepared for and assisted press crews during runs.
  • Direct or monitor work of press crews.
  • Assist press crews with any job they task me with.
  • assist press crew, operating stacker and forklift
  • Qualified Roll Tender Qualified 2nd pressman ( register) Assists press crew in maintaining delivered press product quality.

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44. Osha

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Here's how Osha is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Complied with all quality, safety, work rules, and OSHA regulations.
  • Set up and operated machinery in accordance with company standards and OSHA requirements.
  • Cleaned and maintained the warehouse in compliance with OSHA safety standards.
  • Adhere to OSHA standards as well as Company standards/quality.
  • Adhered to the OSHA policy and procedure in regards to chemical fumes and odors.

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45. Quality Standards

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Here's how Quality Standards is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Examined products to verify conformance to quality standards.
  • Color and register control (quad tech register systems) maintaining quality standards for color and register throughout run.
  • Help maintain quality standards by checking forms to ensure they meet customer and company requirements.
  • Make sure parts are in spec and up to quality standards.
  • Maintained high quality standards and pride in work performed.
  • Maintained safety and quality standards at all times.
  • Examined products to verify they met quality standards.

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46. Hand Trucks

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Here's how Hand Trucks is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Licensed for sit down style Forklifts, Hand Trucks, Rider Trucks, and Insured on company vehicles for deliveries.
  • Transfer materials and products to and from machinery and equipment, using industrial trucks or hand trucks.
  • Operated forklifts, hand trucks, hand jacks, slitters, and presses.

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47. Youtube

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Here's how Youtube is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Edit and upload video clips for the Congressman's YouTube account.
  • Assisted in updating social media on behalf of Governor Patrick including Twitter, Flickr, YouTube and blogs.

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48. UV

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Here's how UV is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Operated electric forklifts to maneuver pallets to designated areas.
  • Printed labels for aerosol cans, and food products using water based & UV inks.
  • Set up and apply Gloss/Matte UV over printed jobs.

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49. Customer Specifications

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Here's how Customer Specifications is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Inspected finished products for quality and adherence to customer specifications.
  • Inspect product for defects in order to assure high quality that meets/exceeds customer specifications.
  • Handle materials, adjust color to customer specifications, perform daily housekeeping chores.
  • Operate inspection machine to ensure the print and seam are to customer specifications.
  • Assist in set up and production, ensures product meets customer specifications.

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50. Job Specifications

low Demand
Here's how Job Specifications is used in Press Assistant jobs:
  • Verified job specifications and set up press sheet feeder accordingly, Fed large format paper into sheet feeder press machines.
  • Examine and stage jobs, supply the required quantities of materials needed, Interpret production schedules and job specifications.
  • Retrieved ink and paper according to job specifications and mounted plate cylinders.
  • Read and understand the job specifications at each press or machines.
  • Fill and tone inks according to job specifications.
  • Adjust machine according to job specifications.
  • Mixed print colors according to pre-set formulas to fit customer job specifications.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Press Assistant

Ink Fountains16.7%
Press Releases16.2%
Official Website9.3%
Safety Procedures7.1%
Press Operators5.8%
Press Setup5.2%
Blankets5.1%
Set-Up3.6%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Press Assistant

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Ink Fountains
Ink Fountains
12.3%
12.3%
2
2
Press Releases
Press Releases
12%
12%
3
3
Official Website
Official Website
6.8%
6.8%
4
4
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
5.2%
5.2%
5
5
Press Operators
Press Operators
4.3%
4.3%
6
6
Press Setup
Press Setup
3.8%
3.8%
7
7
Blankets
Blankets
3.8%
3.8%
8
8
Set-Up
Set-Up
2.6%
2.6%
9
9
Drill Press
Drill Press
2.6%
2.6%
10
10
Preventative Maintenance
Preventative Maintenance
2.5%
2.5%
11
11
Web Press
Web Press
2.4%
2.4%
12
12
Paper Rolls
Paper Rolls
2.2%
2.2%
13
13
Press Cylinders
Press Cylinders
2.1%
2.1%
14
14
Job Orders
Job Orders
2.1%
2.1%
15
15
Bindery Machines
Bindery Machines
1.9%
1.9%
16
16
Press Runs
Press Runs
1.6%
1.6%
17
17
Raw Materials
Raw Materials
1.6%
1.6%
18
18
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
1.4%
1.4%
19
19
Pallet Jack
Pallet Jack
1.3%
1.3%
20
20
Load Paper
Load Paper
1.3%
1.3%
21
21
Necessary Adjustments
Necessary Adjustments
1.3%
1.3%
22
22
Press Maintenance
Press Maintenance
1.3%
1.3%
23
23
Press Plates
Press Plates
1.3%
1.3%
24
24
Twitter
Twitter
1.2%
1.2%
25
25
Stock Specifications
Stock Specifications
1.2%
1.2%
26
26
Facebook
Facebook
1.1%
1.1%
27
27
Flexo
Flexo
1.1%
1.1%
28
28
Press Equipment
Press Equipment
1.1%
1.1%
29
29
Press Area
Press Area
1%
1%
30
30
Quality Checks
Quality Checks
0.9%
0.9%
31
31
Color Press
Color Press
0.9%
0.9%
32
32
Customer Service
Customer Service
0.9%
0.9%
33
33
New Jobs
New Jobs
0.9%
0.9%
34
34
Press Office
Press Office
0.9%
0.9%
35
35
Press Room
Press Room
0.9%
0.9%
36
36
Paper Size
Paper Size
0.9%
0.9%
37
37
Print Runs
Print Runs
0.9%
0.9%
38
38
Print Quality
Print Quality
0.8%
0.8%
39
39
Clamp Truck
Clamp Truck
0.8%
0.8%
40
40
Inspect Random Samples
Inspect Random Samples
0.8%
0.8%
41
41
Offset Press
Offset Press
0.7%
0.7%
42
42
General Maintenance
General Maintenance
0.7%
0.7%
43
43
Press Crew
Press Crew
0.7%
0.7%
44
44
Osha
Osha
0.6%
0.6%
45
45
Quality Standards
Quality Standards
0.6%
0.6%
46
46
Hand Trucks
Hand Trucks
0.6%
0.6%
47
47
Youtube
Youtube
0.6%
0.6%
48
48
UV
UV
0.5%
0.5%
49
49
Customer Specifications
Customer Specifications
0.5%
0.5%
50
50
Job Specifications
Job Specifications
0.5%
0.5%

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