Press Operator

Lee Enterprises Inc   Rapid City, SD   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on June 14, 2024
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Press Operator-Rapid City

The Rapid City Journal is seeking a full time press operator to join the team that prints multiple newspapers and commercial print orders for the region.

Although we are seeking an experienced web press operator, we will train the right person who displays aptitude to learn.

The idea candidate will:
  • Be quality oriented
  • Display a mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to distinguish colors
  • Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines; work well under pressure
  • Work well in a team and independently as needed
  • Be able to work nights and weekends
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
Primary duties include:
  • Put plates on press; monitor printing; identify and correct printing defects
  • Fill and clean ink fountains
  • Set rollers
  • Clean web detectors; clean and maintain presses
  • Other duties as assigned
Why Join Us?

Lee Enterprises offers competitive wages in a dynamic, interesting work environment with career growth opportunities. We offer an extensive benefit program that can be personalized to your needs. Our benefit program includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, company provided life insurance and supplemental life insurance. In addition, we offer a 401K retirement plan with company match. We also offer generous paid time off to allow the flexibility to balance personal life and work. This includes paid parental leave for new parents.

Lee Enterprises is a major subscription and advertising platform and a leading provider of local news and information, with daily newspapers, rapidly growing digital products and nearly 350 weekly and specialty publications serving 74 markets in 26 states. Year to date, Lee's newspapers have an average daily circulation of 1.0 million, and our legacy websites, including acquisitions, reach more than 34 million digital unique visitors.

Lee Enterprises is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting and retaining a workforce whose diversity reflects the communities we serve. Lee embraces change, and we recognize that we must create and maintain a culture of fervent inclusion. For more information about Lee, check us out at .

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role but do not meet 100% of the qualifications above, we encourage you to apply at and search for Rapid City.