50″ Manroland Press Op L2

The Level 2 Press Operator is responsible to assist the Lead Operator with make-ready of the sheetfed press including preparing all materials for the press run, ensuring paper is loaded and running properly throughout each job run, maintaining the ink supply and making running adjustments as needed. Together the lead and level II operators are responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the press to produce a high-quality product to the prescribed quantities. Other responsibilities include troubleshooting basic machine performance, making adjustments and calling for additional maintenance resources as needed.

The successful candidates will work on the following 12-hour shift rotation:
Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, 6 PM – 6 AM

Friesens offers a Comprehensive Benefits Package, Employee Ownership & Profit Sharing. 

– High School Diploma/GED/Mature Student Diploma
– Basic machine operation, troubleshooting and maintenance experience
– Effective English use and comprehension
– Digital Literacy (Microsoft Office, keyboarding skills)
– Essential Math skills (Metric and Imperial measurements, problem solving, conversion charts, etc)
– Effective use of production related documents to accomplish job tasks
– Ability to detect, isolate, and identify irregularities and malfunctions in machinery, equipment and product
– Demonstrated organization, prioritizing, time and stress management skills
– Able to operate required equipment in a safe and responsible manner
– Continuous learning/improvement mindset
– Must be able to work in a team-oriented environment while demonstrating self-management capabilities
– Able to deal with people diplomatically and professionally at all times
– Excellent manual dexterity
– Knowledge of workplace safety, safe lifting and handling procedures
– Printing experience on a multi-colour press an asset

Duties & Responsibilities:
– Work and communicate effectively with the Lead Press Operator, Managers, co-workers and with customers during press checks
– Manage feeder duties for quality, efficiency and productivity to complement
– Lead Operator responsibilities
– Locate all job components
– Follow instructions of the Lead Operator
– Perform set up and running duties including:
– Verify/prepare and maintain ink supply
– Mount plates and set up feeder
– Set up perfecting drum as required
– Check for square and center image on sheet
– Maintain sheet-to-sheet fit, and lineup front to back on second side
– Set guides and clean blankets
– Return unused paper and store press sheets
– Maintain press chemicals
– Assist Lead Operator with required press maintenance
– Practice Friesens safety procedures for equipment and plant situations

Position will remain open until filled. Incomplete resumes will be disqualified.


One Printers Way
Altona, MB

Job type: Full-time

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