letterpress operator in Landover, MD

Position Description
Position Title: Letterpress Operator
Department: Warehouse Print Shop
Reports To: President
Supervises: N/A
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Rate : $22.00-$26.00
Date Revised: October 2021

Job opening for Letterpress printer in shop printing logos on packaging and shopping bags in Landover, Maryland. Applicant should have experience printing hand fed letterpress, mixing inks and hot stamping. An instruction period will include product and press familiarity, specialty make ready, ordering supplies and job management and then you will take over as current printer is retiring so applicant must know the basics. We have had some of the same clients for 20 years and we have kept them by providing high quality printing. The company offers excellent salary based on experience, healthcare, dental, 401K and other benefits.
Position Summary
Letterpress printer in shop printing logos on packaging and shopping bags.

Essential Functions
• Work closely with customer service representative on all orders.
• Keep up to date work schedules and resources for ordering supplies.
• Serves as a consultant and advisor to sales team members.
• Organization and workflow of press room.
• Mixing inks and color matching.
• Accurately set-up jobs, operate equipment and adjust as necessary to ensure and maintain a high level of quality work.
• Performs routine maintenance on all equipment; to include press inspections and quality assurance to ensure quality output.
• Clean equipment and shop area.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Working knowledge of MS Office- Word, Excel and Outlook.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and efficiently.
• Experience printing hand fed letterpress, printing ink and hot stamping foil.
• Strong attention to detail and communication skills.
• Proven attention to color detail and problem-solving skills.

Education & Experience
• High school diploma or equivalent and minimum of 3 years experience working in a print shop with a letter press.

Abilities/Physical Demands
The abilities and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Ability to stand for long periods of time.
• Must be able to lift 60 lbs.

To Apply: Stop by to complete an application at S. Freedman and Sons, 3322 Pennsy Drive, Landover, MD 20785 or forward resume to [email protected]


S. Freedman & Sons is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We invite applications from candidates with unique backgrounds and strive to create and maintain an environment that is inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.

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