Press Operator 3

Production Charlotte, North Carolina


Full-Time Press Operator 3

Description: Performs a variety of manual labor duties in the reel room, press rooms, and mailroom. Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Folder Operations
  • Color Operations
  • Maintains reels, ensuring reels are loaded properly and paper is not damaged during loads. 
  • Removes cores from the reels, Inspects rolls for defects.
  • Webbing the press, learning press leads. 
  • Responds quickly and accurately to web breaks. 
  • Assists with press setup. 
  • Reviews paper pages for print accuracy at press start-ups. 
  • Accurately hang plates on the press. 
  • Evaluates Ink and water balance to achieve the highest quality 
  • Ability to read a print layout. 
  • Knowledge of offset printing 
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing work priorities. 
  • Must demonstrate regular and reliable attendance.
  • Overtime may be required. 
  • Follows as safety and security policies and procedures  
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Must have reliable transportation.  Must have valid driver’s license and vehicle insurance required (at least minimum insurance required for the state in which the employee works).


McClatchy is committed to providing equal employment opportunity (EEO) for all applicants and employees. McClatchy considers all candidates without regard to basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, medical condition, family care status, pregnancy or physical disability (except where physical fitness is a valid occupational qualification), or any other basis protected by state and federal laws.