Press Operator, LNP (Lancaster)

Press Operator, LNP (Lancaster)

Location:  Lancaster, PA

2nd Shift Press Operator

Full Time Available!

Susquehanna Printing is seeking Full Time Press Operators for 2nd Shift at our Greenfield facility located at 1704 Hempstead Rd., Lancaster, PA 17601.

Job Summary:

Job with primary responsibility for efficiently and safely maintaining and operating the press equipment to produce quality printed products.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Effectively and efficiently setup and make all the necessary adjustments to the press for the next press run
  • Maintain & operate press equipment within manufacturer’s specifications
  • Read press layouts and determine proper web leads
  • Web the press by using all the common press leads and alternative leads
  • Safely remove old plates and position new plates on press according to layout without damaging either the plates or cushion
  • Efficiently adjust color registration during run to maximize reproductive quality and minimize newsprint waste
  • Identify & correct running problems with the webs, ink, folder, power, anything that relates to the running of the press and the quality of the final product
  • Properly fill out appropriate paperwork, keeping track of starts and stops, copy count, spoils, etc.
  • Check and adjust color ink densities to proper levels before and during the press run

In addition to the essential functions listed above, the employee is expected to exercise honesty, integrity and respect with all clients and co-workers, maintain a professional appearance and demeanor, demonstrate a positive attitude, communicate effectively with co-workers and clients, work with accuracy, efficiency, and attention to detail, respect the work environment and keep it as neat and clean as possible, and exercise initiative to learn new skills and tasks and to help co-workers when possible.

The employee is also expected to perform such other duties and functions as required from time to time.


  • High School diploma or equivalency required
  • Mechanical Aptitude
  • Prior press experience preferred


Proficiency with all press and plate equipment, color registration system and densitometers as well as basic office equipment (calculator, fax, etc.). Proficiency with non-power hand tools (wrenches, screw drivers, etc.).

Working Conditions

Climate controlled indoor production environment. Must be able to reach office in all weather conditions.