Press Operator

Publications Center/Los Angeles, CA

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Position Summary

  • Run and maintain our presses (Xeikon 900 and HP Indigo 12000) and assist the Lead Pressman in all aspects of printing on the presses.


  • Print jobs on the digital presses (Xeikon 9800 and HP Indigo 12000).
  • Assist the Print Production Supervisor and the Lead Pressman in running complex print jobs.
  • Assist in the daily set up, cleanup of the presses, and perform required maintenance on all presses.
  • Prepare upcoming jobs (inks, papers, etc.).
  • Maintain inventory of inks and supplies as requested by Lead Pressman for reordering.
  • Assist in running jobs in the Bindery on the collator, saddle stitcher, cutter and folders as well as assisting in mailing runs such as SRM and web packets.
  • Responsible to follow SRF’s policies and established processes.
  • Other position-related tasks, as assigned.


  • High school and two plus years of Print Production experience.
  • HP Operator Certification is required.
  • Completed Operator and Technician 1 certification from the printer manufacturers’ off-site training.
  • Some administrative assistant experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of and experience with printing presses, coaters, printing processes, inks, and papers.
  • The ability to read color densities and evaluate print quality.
  • Familiarity with maintenance programs and machinery repair.
  • The ability to focus during a press run to ensure a job is printed correctly and avoid errors.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to represent SRF adequately when dealing with the public.
  • The ability to function well in a multi-task environment.
  • The ability to honor and maintain a strict level of confidentiality.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs required.
  • The ability to stand for extended periods of time, lift up to 25 pounds and comfortably sustain a high level of repetitive motion.

This is a 40 hour per week position, Monday through Friday.

Local candidates only please. No reimbursement for relocation costs offered for this position.

We offer a competitive benefits package that features a variety of insurance coverage choices including group medical, dental, life insurance, a retirement plan and much more. We also provide paid sick, vacation and holiday time.

Salary Range: $23.75-$25.00 per hour

Please e-mail your resume to No phone calls please.