The Offset Press/Bindery Technician effectively operates two color offset printing presses in accordance with manufacturer's and departmental procedures to produce quality output while maintaining brand standards, color and quality consistency. Read, understand, and execute specifications on job tickets. Apply craft knowledge and experience to required job duties. Operate and maintain CTP. Work in bindery, performing cutting, scoring, folding, mounting, and laminating. Operate ink jet addressing system and inserter.
Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values.
Duties and Responsibilities
In accordance with industry and university standards, operate two color offset printing presses to produce quality output while maintaining color and consistency through out entire run. Minimize waste and assure matching of PMS colors and branding guidelines. Maintain 2 color offset presses in accordance with manufacturers standards. Read and understand job tickets. Use computer to plate system to image and process printing plates.
Perform bindery functions related to digital, offset and wide format printing, including operation of folders, paper cutters, score machine, inserter, ink jet addressing machine, laminator, and related machinery in accordance with industry and university standards.
Perform other duties and assist with projects as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent.
3-5 years offset press operation and related knowledge of print processes, ink formulations, and print related processes. Knowledge of paper folders, and related print finishing equipment. Basic knowledge of wide format finishing.
Ability to read and comprehend specific detailed instructions related to job specifications. Mechanically inclined with the ability to troubleshoot operational problems with equipment and run-ability of paper.
Equipment knowledge: Offset printing press, paper cutter, paper folder, laminator, inserter, and inkjet addressing system.
Knowledge of digital and offset print finishing and wide format print and finishing processes.
Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours
Ability to lift and maneuver paper with weight up to 50 pounds and stand while operating printing press.
Special Message to Applicants
Posting Date: 10/01/2018
Closing Date (12am ET):
Open Until Filled:
Salary Posting Information: Commensurate with experience
Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values. Villanova University is committed to providing leadership in the attainment of equal employment for all individuals. It is the policy and practice of Villanova University to recruit and select applicants on the basis of their qualifications and abilities. This effort is in compliance with all federal and state laws, including Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1975, Executive Order 11246, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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