November 15, 2022
Oshawa, ON, Canada
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Our client, based in Oshawa Ontario, is a high-quality commercial printing company serving the Canadian and US markets, providing design, print, and finishing services. The company leverages its digital and offset technologies as well as its wide range of in-house finishing capabilities and is recognized for its diverse product portfolio and fast turnaround times, supported by a highly client-centric staff.  To support growth, we are currently looking for a motivated Web- and Sheetfed Second Press Operator to join our press operators’ team, reporting to the Director of Operations. This is an ideal position for a candidate eager and able to multitask and learn different types of equipment.

Web and Sheetfed Second Press Operator – Summary

This is a full-time, Second Press Operator position coordinating all aspects of assisting with operating the web and offset printing presses, including the Heidelberg 40” 8-Colour Perfector and the 2-Colour Harris V25 cold-set web press. At times, as the need arises, the candidate might be required to help out in the bindery department.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the First Press Operator with reviewing job orders and making the right adjustments to the press
  • Assist with the make-readies, including washing up, mixing inks, hanging and pulling plates, and optimizing the press for each job as required, while keeping waste of paper and supplies to a minimum
  • Assist with the production of the print jobs including performing continuous quality controls during the printing process (incl. colour, registration, alignment, coverage, etc.), making adjustments when needed
  • Be efficient at paper feeding, delivery take-off, and proper moving of printed products
  • Perform maintenance tasks on the presses
  • Assist and operate finishing equipment as required


  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar role in the printing industry
  • In-depth understanding of printing technologies
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong troubleshooting capabilities
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, dead-line-driven environment
  • Ability to work with rotating shift schedules
  • Good knowledge of prepress and finishing
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent team player

Our client offers

  • Opportunity to be part of a growing company, joining a dynamic and motivated team
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Comprehensive health & benefit package
  • Pension Plan
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