Press Operator II

Job Locations US-FL-Deerfield Beach
Posted Date 7 months ago(5/10/2022 11:58 AM)
Requisition ID
Manufacturing and Distribution - Press Operators
Position Type


The Sun Sentinel is hiring a Press Reel Attendant. Skills include:Using a high degree of teamwork and ownership, operate the printing presses to produce high quality products in a timely and safe manner.


Full time position, 4 day work week, shift start time can vary between 3pm-7pm


We offer training for candidates with mechanical experience.  


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  • Work Skills-  This includes, but not limited to, all press make-ready tasks,  reel make-up and operations. Be able to make all necessary adjustments to ensure the highest quality throughout the run.
  • Teamwork– Work closely with the other members of the press crew, maintenance personnel and team leader to resolve problems and produce high quality products in a timely manner. Must be adaptable to changing assignments and responsibilities.
  • Safety and Housekeeping– Promote a safe and healthy workplace by following all established safety, housekeeping and environmental procedures and systems.
  • Ownership – Take responsibility for the quality and timeliness of the work performed in order to meet customer expectations.
  • Personal Growth- To seek opportunities to learn more skills and tasks. Specifically, shouldseek opportunities to learn more about the Colorliner press and its subsystems (i.e.: Totalizer, Supervisory Processor, Semler System, etc.).  


  • Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  • Requires 5 years newspaper press experience
  • Must be able to climb stairs multiple times to plate Printing cylinders
  • Must be available to work extended hours including nights, weekends, and holidays and to be on call for emergencies.
  • Must be well organized, self-motivated, a team player, possess initiative and be able to work with minimal guidance.
  • Must be able to lift equipment that will weigh up to 50 1bs, be able to walk for extended periods of time, bend, kneel, twist, work from ladders and steps, etc. in order to work on hard to reach equipment.
  • Must be able to work in unfavorable conditions such as varying temperatures, dusty, dirty, greasy, etc.
  • Must be physically able to push waste carts weighing 150 pounds and assist pushing rolls of newsprint weighing 2000 pounds on roll cart.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to successfully comply with the major responsibilities of this position.


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