RR Donnelley 1st shift - Press Assistant 1 (Floater/Backfill) in Lemont, Illinois

1st shift - Press Assistant 1 (Floater/Backfill)

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Job Description

Assists Lead Operator by setting up and maintaining the machine. Interprets job orders for this equipment, plans necessary operations, and sets up and adjusts equipment for run. Monitor equipment during operations to ensure tolerances are being maintained and quality is being met. Make adjustments as necessary. Perform daily maintenance duties such as cleaning machinery to remove paper dust and lint, check pumps and other operating parts for proper lubrication and lubricate equipment as needed.


  • Adheres to and promotes all safety policies and procedures including, but not limited to the proper handling of hazardous waste, lock out-tag out rules and hearing and eye protection policies.

  • Pulls and inspects run samples and notifies Lead Operator and/or Management in the event quality standards are not being met.

  • Prepares the press for a run by verifying job specs and setting up the press accordingly.

  • Maintains proper inventory of incoming/outgoing materials.

  • Monitors the flow of materials throughout the run.

  • Works in conjunction with the press operators and other assigned Press Assistants in troubleshooting and making repairs to press.

  • May assist with make-readies.

Required Skills

The duties and responsibilities described above are the essential functions of the job. The qualifications below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be able to work in a team environment.

  • Ability to read, understand and carry out written instructions.

  • Ability to understand and follow verbal instructions.

  • Standing 100% of the entire shift with frequent bending.

  • Lifting up to 50 lbs occasionally, 35 lbs frequently.

  • Grasping with both hands for long periods of time.

Job Location

Lemont, Illinois, United States

Position Type


Employee Referral Bonus eligible