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19 Jun 2019

Full-Time Printing Press Assistant Operator (NOC #7381)

BEST COLOR PRESS LTD – Posted by mbmigration 1728 E. Kent Ave South, Vancouver, BC, V5P 2S7

Job Description


1728 E. Kent Ave South, Vancouver, BC, V5P 2S7

Invites applications from suitable qualified persons for the position of:

Printing Press Assistant Operator (NOC #7381) (1 vacancy)

Terms of Employment:

Permanent, Full Time (Overtime, Day, Night, Evening, Shift, Weekend)

Working hours:

Day Shift : 7:30 am – 4:15 pm Monday to Friday

Evening shift : 4:15 pm – 1:00 am Monday to Friday

Wage information: $25 or more Hourly, for 30 Hours per week (wage is negotiable); Evening Shift with allowance of $10 per day; Extended health care benefit after 6 months of employment. Anticipated Start Date: September 02, 2019 Business address/Location of work: 1728 E. Kent Ave South, Vancouver, BC, V5P 2S7 Work Location Information: Urban area Location of work: South Vancouver, BC Work Setting: Commercial printing facility – For our company information, please visit our website : Transportation/Travel Information: Own transportation required

Skill Requirements: Education: Completion of secondary school required; Completion of a college program in printing technology or a combination of on-the-job training and specialized high school, college or industry would be an asset. Experience: At least one year of experience working on printing press. Languages: Speak English, Read English (Cantonese / Mandarin speaking an asset) Weight Handling: Up to 20kg (50 lbs)


Job Duties:

  • Assist the pressman to operate the printing press
  • Review job orders to determine job specifications such as production time, colour sequence and quantities required, paper stock specifications, or special printing instructions;
  • Set up press and pull press sheets to check for ink coverage and density, alignment, and registration.
  • Monitor regular press runs for quality and consistency using computer control console and make adjustments as required;
  • Maintain time or production records; Monitor environmental factors, such as humidity and temperature, that may impact equipment performance and make necessary adjustments
  • Monitor automated press operation systems and respond to fault, error, or alert messages;
  • Monitor inventory levels on a regular basis, ordering or requesting additional supplies, as necessary
  • Load printing plates, blankets, press pack into the printing press.
  • Secure printing plates and/or blankets to printing units and adjust tolerances and make necessary adjustments;
  • Change press plates, blankets, or press pack, as required
  • Mixes inks and load into the press.
  • Fill ink fountains and take measurements, make adjustments and determine settings to control colour and viscosity;
  • Adjust ink fountain flow rates;
  • Loading Paper
  • Unpack paper from pallets, load into the printing press feeding tray and make necessary adjustments, according to paper size; paper size is upto 28 x 40 inches in size.
  • Pushes load from roller platform onto feeding hoist and from the press to the warehouse.
  • Observes feeding operation and stops feeder mechanism to remove defective sheets.
  • Check if there is any problem in the paper feeder during the operation and adjust feed and tension control
  • Operate cutter to cut setup paper when needed


  • Press wash, clean up and maintenance
  • Clean ink fountains, plates, or printing unit cylinders when press runs are completed
  • Remove and clean plates and blankets at end of press run
  • Change filters, ink foils and wash up blades regularly
  • Clean or oil presses or make minor repairs, using hand tools



How to Apply

How to Apply: Send your resume and cover letter by e-mail: Please clearly indicate the position you are applying for!   We thank all applicants however only those to be considered for an interview will be contacted.

Job Categories: Sales, Service. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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