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Working As A Press Helper

  • Controlling Machines and Processes
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
  • Getting Information
  • Make Decisions

  • Stressful

  • $26,157

    Average Salary

What Does A Press Helper Do At RR Donnelley

* Stack or box printed sheets, folded signatures, labels or other in-process products from discharge unit of printing press.
* Remove folded signatures from web press and place signatures on pallet or skid for removal to warehouse or binding areas.
* Pack printed materials into carton and/or mail trays then onto pallets.
* Conveys materials from storage or work sites to designated area, using hand truck, electric dolly, or other device.
* Attaches identifying tags or labels to materials or marks information on cases, bales, or other containers.
* Stacks or assembles materials into cartons or mail trays.
* Assists press crew with cleaning ink fountains, gluers, coatings and general press equipment

What Does A Press Helper Do At Proampac

* Assist Press Operator in the set-up, run, change over, and clean-up of the press according to procedures, and within established production standards
* Assist the Press Operator in monitoring the quality of the material being processed to ensure compliance to company and customer specifications
* Maintain ink viscosities and quantities during press run
* Communicate with the oncoming shift all relevant information to facilitate an efficient shift change
* Maintain up to date and accurate records as required
* Assist Press Operator in light maintenance and preventive maintenance of the press
* Assist the Press Operator in completion of his duties when necessary.
* Operate in a manner that will maximize efficiency and quality, eliminate waste, and promote department goals, while adhering to all safety regulations and established procedures

What Does A Press Helper Do At Resource Label Group

* Clean plates, print cylinders, dies, and ink pans
* Assists in the performance of daily, weekly, and monthly cleaning maintenance
* Pull printing dies and stock per the job ticket to stage work prior to run
* Fill solvent bottles and maintain inventory levels
* Assist operators when needed
* Stage inventory in preparation for press runs

What Does A Press Helper Do At Pro Image Solutions

* Responsible for all activities associated with helping running the Printing Press Machine including helping with the setup, operation and cleanup.
* IDEAL Candidates: (a plus) Prior work experience in the corrugated industry 3 months experience as a Printing Press Helper 3 months experience in the Press and Finishing Department

What Does A Press Helper Do At Proampac

* Taking the product off of a machine, and packaging it to specifications per order.
* Checking for quality, labeling each case or roll.
* Stack product on pallet.
* Keep work area clean.
* Cut Cores, check for Quality

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Press Helper Demographics

Gender

Male

88.2%

Female

10.5%

Unknown

1.3%
Ethnicity

White

82.1%

Hispanic or Latino

10.0%

Asian

6.1%

Unknown

1.3%

Black or African American

0.6%
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Languages Spoken

Spanish

71.4%

Arabic

14.3%

French

14.3%

Press Helper Education

Schools

Fox Valley Technical College

13.3%

Arkansas State University

8.3%

Forsyth Technical Community College

6.7%

Harrisburg Area Community College - Harrisburg

6.7%

Cincinnati State Technical and Community College

5.0%

Gadsden State Community College

5.0%

Iowa Central Community College

5.0%

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

5.0%

Westmoreland County Community College

5.0%

Saint Cloud Technical College

5.0%

Greenville Technical College

5.0%

Fresno City College

3.3%

Jacksonville State University

3.3%

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

3.3%

Sinclair Community College

3.3%

Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology

3.3%

Liberty University

3.3%

College of Southern Maryland

3.3%

Greene County Career Center

3.3%

Central Michigan University

3.3%
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Majors

Business

17.8%

Graphic Design

11.2%

Criminal Justice

8.1%

Graphic Communications

7.1%

Automotive Technology

6.1%

Computer Science

5.6%

General Studies

5.6%

Electrical Engineering Technology

4.1%

Precision Metal Working

4.1%

Accounting

4.1%

Electrical Engineering

3.6%

Education

3.6%

Management

3.0%

Health Care Administration

3.0%

Heating And Air Conditioning

3.0%

Computer Technical Support

2.0%

Communication

2.0%

Psychology

2.0%

Finance

2.0%

Engineering And Industrial Management

2.0%
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Degrees

Other

54.2%

Associate

17.9%

Bachelors

13.5%

Certificate

9.1%

Diploma

4.1%

License

0.9%

Masters

0.3%
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Top Skills for A Press Helper

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Top Press Helper Skills

  1. Press Operators
  2. Safety Procedures
  3. Web Press
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Helped Press Operators load and unload Punch Presses, Operate Forklifts to move finished product and dumpsters, and also Dies
  • Coordinated daily activities on web press including roll tending, inking fountains and checking register and color on press sheets.
  • Lowered set-up times, as part of a team effort, to cut production costs for the company.
  • Set up Flexo 4 color process with die cutting.
  • Assist press man with any other tasks needed, transport pallets of paper using an electronic pallet jack.

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