Digital Press Operator

Manufacturing Provo, Utah


Build your Career with an Industry Leader

Fort Dearborn Company is a leader in printed labels for the consumer products industry. Join Fort Dearborn and you will have the opportunity to become part of an organization that is committed to excellence and industry leadership for almost 100 years. 

Primary responsibility is to set-up and operate the HP Digital Press; Prepares for preflight, color adjustments, and manufacture of all digitally printed products.  Completes visual and specification quality checks on each retain and continuously monitors quality and press conditions.  Maintains press efficiency and minimizes waste.  Performs digital press maintenance and requisitions supplies; Adheres to all safety and housekeeping standards.


  • Sets-up job in accordance with job ticket and product specification documents. This includes pre-flighting files, making color adjustments, staging and queuing.
  • Completes job start-up, quality sign-off, including specification and visual checks.
  • Operates digital press to produce product in conformance with customer specifications while minimizing waste and maintaining press efficiency.
  • Requisitions all supplies required to operate the digital press and produce quality digital labels, including inks, coatings, machine supplies, parts and tools.
  • Equipment Maintenance:
    • Maintains and troubleshoots the press and related equipment.
    • Responsible for preventative maintenance program; contracting with local HP Service professionals as needed and completing Maintenance Request Forms for equipment needing repairs.
  • Safety:
    • Follows all safety guidelines for proper material handling, machine, and tooling use.
    • Maintains a clean and safe work environment
    • Reports any safety risks to supervisor or safety team representative.
  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.
  • Fort Dearborn has been around for almost 100 years, and we pride ourselves on our high level of excellence. Every team member of Fort Dearborn is expected to treat all associates respectfully and professionally.


  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED), required.
  • Experience operating a digital press and/or minimum 2 years web and/or offset experience, required.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret internal and external communications to perform job duties.  Effective interpersonal skills needed.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.  
  • Ability to determine “root cause” of problem and determine corrective action.  
  • Proficient knowledge of production materials, quality methods, and color standards are necessary.  
  • Excellent mechanical aptitude required.
  • Computer prepress/preflight knowledge is preferred.  Advanced computer skills needed.                                              
  • Able to frequently stand and walk. 
  • Must occasionally be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.

Other considerations:

  • Fort Dearborn offers a competitive wage and generous benefits package including medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance and 401(k).  

Fort Dearborn welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Fort Dearborn Company is an equal opportunity employer.