Digital Press Operator

Springfield, VA
Feb 09, 2023
Apr 04, 2023
Full Time
Job Description

Digital Press Operator - 1st Shift & 2nd Shift available

The Washington Post Production facility, located in Springfield, VA. is searching for a driven, enthusiastic Digital Press Operator in our growing Digital Printing Operation. In this role the Digital Press Operator is responsible for running the digital presses and other production equipment as needed. They are expected to become the expert on the products their team is responsible for as well as knowledgeable about the equipment used to complete the finished product.

Responsibilities Include but are not limited to:

  • Ability to comprehend job tickets and input information into production control systems
  • Operating a Konica Minolta KM-1e digital sheetfed press and KM 6100 toner press
  • Operation of folder and booklet making and other production equipment
  • Build strong professional relationship with colleague and clients
  • Understanding and following the weekly production schedule
  • Providing excellent customer service to internal and external customers
  • Ensuring equipment is maintained, auditing for PM compliance, and troubleshooting issues to keep equipment running
  • Learn and master how to audit for jobs for completion and customer satisfaction
  • Ensuring safe work practices and the use of PPE
  • Successfully complete the work center specific training program that includes equipment, maintenance, and troubleshooting

  • Digital press experience preferred, but not required.
  • Machine operating experience
  • High School Diploma required, trade school or college education is a plus
  • Demonstrates mechanical aptitude
  • Proven track record of being a positive role model, excellent performance, and attendance record
  • Good time management is critical
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to work productively with employees, peers, other departments, and all levels of management.
  • Exhibits strong teamwork and interpersonal skills

Wherever you are in your life or career, The Washington Post offers comprehensive and inclusive benefits for every step of your journey:
  • Competitive medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Company-paid pension and 401(k) match
  • Three weeks of vacation and up to three weeks of paid sick leave
  • Nine paid holidays and two personal days
  • 20 weeks paid parental leave for any new parent
  • Robust mental health resources
  • Backup care and caregiver concierge services
  • Gender affirming services
  • Pet insurance
  • Free Post digital subscription
  • Leadership and career development programs

Benefits may vary based on the job, full-time or part-time schedule, location, and collectively bargained status.

The Post strives to provide its readers with high-quality, trustworthy news and information while constantly innovating. That mission is best served by a diverse, multi-generational workforce with varied life experiences and perspectives. All cultures and backgrounds are welcomed.

The innovation doesn't end in the Newsroom - dozens of teams power The Washington Post. We are now hiring the next innovator - how will you Impact Tomorrow?