Press Operators

Lee Enterprises Inc   Mechanicsville, VA   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on May 22, 2023
Apply Now
Job Title: Press Operator

Our newspaper is seeking a skilled and experienced Press Operator to join our team. As a Press Operator, you will be responsible for operating and maintaining our printing press equipment to ensure the production of high-quality newspapers and print products.

Key Responsibilities:

- Operate and maintain printing press equipment to produce high-quality newspapers
- Troubleshoot and resolve any mechanical or technical issues that may arise during the printing process
- Monitor ink levels and make necessary adjustments to ensure consistent quality
- Assist with press maintenance and cleaning to ensure optimal performance
- Follow production schedules and ensure timely completion of print runs
- Work in a team environment with other press operators and support staff


- High school diploma or equivalent
- Minimum of 2 years of experience operating printing press equipment
- Strong mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skills
- Ability to read and interpret technical manuals and diagrams
- Basic computer skills
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet production deadlines
- Excellent attention to detail and quality control skills
- Ability to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays

We offer competitive compensation packages, including benefits such as health insurance, paid time off, and retirement savings plans. If you are a self-motivated, detail-oriented individual with a passion for producing high-quality printed materials, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity to join our team.


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 leading provider of high-quality local news, with 77 daily newspapers in 26 states that have print, digital and e-replica versions. Lee's newspapers have a combined circulation of more than 1.2 million daily. Our digital sites attract more than 44 million unique visits monthly. We also have a rapidly growing roster of digital products for consumers, and are committed to aggressive digital growth.

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.