Company: Dow Jones & Company, Inc.
Posted on: February 25, 2021
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This position assists the Press/Mail Foreman or acts in place of
the Press-Mail Foreman, with the set-up, execution and maintenance
of the daily press operation producing Dow Jones or other
commercial print publications in a cost-effective manner achieving
the highest quality standards possible using existing technology.
Must meet internal/external expectations for reproduction quality,
content freshness and productivity while cost-effectively managing
materials consumption. The Assistant Press/Mail Foreman works
continuously to improve Production Quality Scores in a manner
consistent with the plant and department wide continuous
improvement process. They are to develop the skills necessary to
function as the Press/Mail Foreman and to work with plant
management to maintain open communication with employees while
clearly emphasizing the goals and objectives of the department.
The position involves periodic supervision of the preparation,
layout, operation and maintenance of printing presses and related
equipment as well as supervising the Mailroom and Plateroom
operations as directed by the Press/Mail Foreman or the Assistant
Press/Mail Foreman. Duties include setting and maintaining a
balance of ink and water, registration of printing, operating ABB
ink setting controls and operating press folder controls. Position
is to learn, apply and help in teaching the skill sets needed for
quality control during a press run including following the
directives of the Press/Mail Foreman, Assistant Press/Mail Foreman
or the Production Manager. During a press run must constantly check
reproduction to see if it is clear, registered and that the ink is
properly set within a specified density range.
The Assistant Press/Mail Foreman must be able to step in wherever
and whenever needed as well as help in the training of pressroom
apprentices/trainees as applicable and provide feedback to the
Press/Mail Foreman regarding employee performance reviews.
Additional duties may be assigned by the Press/Mail Foreman
including but not limited to; supervising the weekly grading of
publications, dot gain testing, scheduling, equipment maintenance,
- Strong leadership, initiative, decision-making and
- Well developed verbal and written communication
- Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Proficient in the use of business PC applications (spreadsheet,
word processing, etc.).
- Strong technical knowledge and mechanical aptitude of offset
printing and related equipment.
- Position requires standing, lifting, bending and physical
exertion throughout shift.
- Previous managerial or supervisory experience a plus
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,
protected veteran status, or disability status.
Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for
qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application
and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation
in completing your application, due to a disability, please reach
out to us at TalentResourceTeam@dowjones.com . Please put
Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line.
Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring
information to the world s top business entities. Beginning as a
niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has
grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with
prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones
Newswires, Factiva, Barron s, MarketWatch and Financial News.
This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of
accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past
experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its
individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence,
with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated
solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and
customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information
that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every
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