February 5, 2016

HP Indigo 5500 Press operator

Job Description

Immediate opportunity for a Digital Press Operator .


Operate HP Indigo 5500 digital press. Maintain daily print job production logs. Rip files, review job instructions for printing, setup, program, and release jobs from print queue. Adjust image position, color quality and resolution, and pagination, and prepare jobs for finishing/bindery. Monitor quality of job output for correctness and image quality. Order supplies such as ink, chemical solutions, blankets and rollers, paper, tabs, and other items as needed. Maintain appropriate inventory levels.

Required Skills

Requires knowledge of digital printing equipment to include standard set ups, adjustments, and operating characteristics of the equipment and the skill to perform standard adjustments to the equipment according to the individual job requirements and capabilities of the equipment. HP Indigo experience required. Diagnose, solve, and correct operating problems affecting the quality and timeliness of the product. Requires knowledge of color theory and ability to make adjustments and color corrections when operating the equipment to produce the imaging to customer specifications. Knowledgeable about routine maintenance and upkeep of equipment and skill to perform routine maintenance such as cleaning and lubricating the equipment. Ability to identify improper machine operation and make basic adjustments to correct. Good knowledge of file manipulation and file formats for digital print. Knowledge and ability to set up feed rollers, tensioning, timing, and in-line finishing per job specifications. Requires skill to perform clerical tasks incidental to the operation of the equipment (e.g., maintain machine operating and maintenance records, supply orders, inventory records, etc.).