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Digital Production Operator

Company: Sheridan Group Inc. company
Location: Chelsea
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Job Description:

                                          Digital Press Operator (2nd Shift 3pm – 11pm)

                                          Chelsea, MI

                                    Digital Module


Full responsibility for the efficient operation and quality of the print product from a Digital Press, including the HP T360 Digital Inkjet Press and MGI Meteor 8700XL Digital Toner Component Press.



The following job/task functions have been identified as the core functions of this position. However, the supervisor or manager may assign additional duties associated with this position.

·         Assume full responsibility of operating and maintaining a Digital Press.

·         Read and understand work order, assembly sheets, impositions and any other job instructions before ripping job for printing.

·         Must be able to use a computer at an intermediate-to-advanced level for daily job operations.

·         Must be able to process all related work and instructions by using electronic methods. This area will not work from traditional job sleeves.

·         Must know color theory and be able to use a Spectrophotometer and Densitometer at an advanced level.

·         Ensure quality output from the press before moving product to the next cost center.

·         Properly identify work going to the next cost center.

·         Meet schedules as directed by Scheduling.

·         Be capable of performing minor repairs and all major adjustments of assigned press.

·         Be capable of performing all Preventative Maintenance needs as outlined from the Press Manufacturer. 100% Preventative Maintenance compliance is required.

·         Fully understand the digital workflow from order entry to running the supplied file on the press. Must also understand downstream finishing options to deliver an appropriate project from press.

·         Train other personnel as instructed.

·         Keep entire press area safe and clean.

·         Communicate with following shift personnel and be committed to working together as an entire team to adopt consistent processes across all three shifts.

·         Work with Digital Services Team members to continually improve the digital workflow process and quality of the product being produced on a digital press.

·         Cross-training additional staff is a requirement of this position.

·         Candidate must have an open-mind to constantly changing processes and participate in regular continuous improvement ideas.

·         Candidate must present a positive attitude and show a high-level of teamwork.

·         Conservation of inks and toner practices will be highly enforced as these are the most expensive consumables of these presses. Each operator will be expected to control any excessive use of these materials on a daily basis.

·         Additional duties as assigned.






Required Skills

·         Intermediate-to-advanced computer skills.

·         Ability to use a Densitometer and Spectrophotometer.

·         Good safety skills.

·         Knowledge of paper characteristics.

·         Basic mechanical aptitude.

·         Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.

·         Ability to articulate and write instructions.

·         Ability to work well in a team environment.

·         Strong knowledge of color theory.

·         Excellent attendance.

?CJK Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


To submit an application online, please visit our website at or email your resume to

Keywords: Sheridan Group Inc. company, Ann Arbor , Digital Production Operator, Other , Chelsea, Michigan

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