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Press Operator

Job Title:  Press Operator

Department:  Production

Reports To:  Production Supervisor


Job Summary:

The Press Operator at Pando International must have an in-depth understanding of basic printing technologies, manages the production of printed materials, and ensures a high-quality finished product is created. The Press Operator must be willing and able to work with strict deadlines and keep to safety guidelines in the course of their work.


Up to $25 an hour    Monday through Friday     7:00 AM to 3:30 PM



  • Review job orders and instructions and make the right adjustments to the Print Press to assure completing orders to full customer satisfaction

  • Visually inspect machines before each shift and inspect the products created to ensure overall quality before it goes to production

  • Install parts and supplies such as ink rollers and printing plates according to the job specifications.

  • Mount Print Plates

  • Adjust Plate and Anilox Roll Pressure to ensure perfect Quality

  • Test inks on the printing surface to determine suitability

  • Handle production of the printed materials, including the printing and racking process, to ensure it meets the specifications and, is ready on schedule

  • Perform maintenance tasks on the Print Press and troubleshoot equipment issues

  • Clean the Printing Press and Anilox Rolls

  • Maintain a daily production log or policy record keeping 



  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Able to lift at least 75 lbs.

  • Excellent physical strength and stamina

  • Able to lift, bend, stoop, twist, reach, push, pull, crawl, stand, and climb throughout shift

  • At least 3 years’ experience as a machine press operator