The Lowe Martin Group
  • 11-Apr-2019 to 10-Jun-2019 (PST)
  • Ottawa, ON, CAN
  • Full Time

Press Feeder

Hunt Club Rd.

 As a member of the Lowe-Martin team, you will enjoy a demanding role in an work environment with a mix of challenges and rewards. For the motivated person, Lowe-Martin offers a variety of employment opportunities in all areas of our company.




The Press Feeder is responsible for feeding the Sheet-Fed printing press and providing on-going support to the Press Operators to prepare and complete the manufacturing of print products.  



  • Maintaining all press functions on a 40" multi-colour press
  • Carefully review job order dockets to understand specifications
  • Confirm paper requirements for each job matching docket specifications including size and quantity
  • Ensure that all required press plates have been prepared and brought to the press
  • Set the feeder and load/unload paper in and out of the press
  • Ensure that the inks are set as per specifications and fill the ink fountains as required
  • Ensure there are no crop marks in the work and that all jobs have proper bleeds
  • Clean the ink fountains as required throughout the day
  • Assist with press wash up
  • Have paper and supplies ready in advance of each job and for the next shift
  • Notify the Press Operator and/or Supervisor of any machine defects or hazards
  • Remove press plates and dispose them in the proper containers or gum plates as required
  • Participate in regular preventative maintenance requirements for the press and associated equipment
  • Monitor the chemistry inventory and notify management when supplies need to be re-ordered


(Hours of work: Shift rotation of 12 hours a day, 3 days per week or 10 hours a day, 4 nights per week)



  • Completion of Secondary school or equivalent experience
  • Previous experience as a Press Feeder is an asset
  • Strong knowledge of printing substrates
  • Computer literacy and related software proficiency
  • Strong command of the English language (Oral & Written)
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced team environment



  • Customer service oriented and results oriented
  • Effective verbal and written English communication skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail and a high level of accuracy is essential
  • Excellent analytical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Strong planning and organizing skills
  • Mechanically inclined with high manual dexterity skills
  • Visual acuity with the ability to differentiate colours
  • Ability to lift or move up to 50lbs
  • Ability to stand for long periods and manage long hours of physical labour
  • Able to function well in a fast paced noisy manufacturing environment
  • Able to work both independently and as part of a team to meet production and quality targets

The Lowe-Martin Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We are committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.  Let us know how we can accommodate you to participate in the recruitment process.

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