The average hourly pay for a Press Operator at Quad/Graphics Inc is $21.70.
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Job Description for Press Operator
Press operators' primary function is to safely and efficiently use a press to perform printing-related tasks required by their employer. It is essential for the press operator to have an excellent understanding of the machinery and be able identify tool wear or damage to prevent further issues. The press operator is also in charge of performing equipment setup and minor maintenance such as lubrication, cleaning, and adjustments. They update the press history sheet to ensure that any changes or a…Read more
Press Operator Tasks
- Set up, monitor, and maintain press to meet product specifications and timelines.
- Complete job run logs, including any mechanical problems and metrics for output, waste, and spoilage.
- Maintain and calibrate equipment, complying with all safety regulations and submitting orders for complex repairs.
- Inspect, package, and document finished orders.
Popular Employer Salaries for Press Operator
The top respondents for the job title Press Operator are from the companies R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, WS Packaging Group, Inc. and Cenveo Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company where the average pay is $25.13. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include CCL Label, Inc. and Cenveo Corporation, earning around $24.62 and $22.25, respectively. American Axle and Manufacturing, Inc. pays the lowest at around $12.97. L&W Engineering, Inc. and Sapa Group also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $13.50 and $17.59, respectively.
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