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Web Helper II (1st Shift) at Scantron

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Columbia, Pennsylvania

Job Description:

Scantron is a leading provider of data management, decision support solutions and related products and services to educational, commercial and governmental entities worldwide. Operating through both online and print channels, Scantron’s expertise is in delivering difficult-to-capture data and technology support services that are critical to risk mitigation and organizational growth. Headquartered in Eagan, Minnesota, Scantron also provides oversight for Harland Technology Services, one of the most respected names in the delivery of IT solutions and services. HTS is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska. (;    

Position Summary

Responsible for the daily operation of the press as directed by the press operator.  Maintain cleanliness and operation of press.  Coordinate with internal agencies for required materials: I.E., ink, plate, paper, tape, etc.  Ensure accuracy of printed material coming from the press.


Key Duties / Responsibilities - Essential duties are identified by asterisks.

Quality and Production

Reads and understands schedules, job tickets, and multi-part specifications.

Understands the basic ISO 9001 concept and support actions and solutions to quality issues within the ISO framework.

Assist in inspecting printed sheets to ensure correctness in all areas of color, registration, match to samples, Stock #, and all other specifications at minimum of every 15 minutes.  20%


Washes blankets and plates. 5%


Place printed sheets into boxes, move 50 pound boxes onto pallet and stage stock for receiving into warehouse. 20%


Assist in entering all machine codes, subcodes, material codes, quantities, and time periods accurately for production records. 5%

Assists press operator in moving and maintaining registration color, perfs, punched, and all other printing specifications. 5%


Prepares roll-stock for printing, open rolls and place rolls onto splicer.  Inspect roll for defects before placing roll onto splicer.  10%


Assists in performing job make ready (takes ink out of machine, washes fountains & rollers, etc) 10%


Perform Perf Testing (as assigned) and enter data into perf database computer.  10%


Performs Autonomous Maintenance duties and prepares press for operation. (10%)


Keeps work area, work benches, equipment, tools, supplies, skids, packaging materials, records, ink, printed product, and waste neat, clean, and organized.


May assist in training others to develop areas of identified weaknesses.

May cross train others to run equipment or special functions.


Performs other job duties as assigned.  This job description describes one skill (or part of a skill) within a multi-skilled production team member job. (5%)


Supervisory Responsibility



Communication & Contacts Required

CONTACT                                                             REASON FOR CONTACT


Warehouse roll-tender                                       Receive required paper type

Production planning                                           Ensuring required materials available.

Pre-Press                                                           Press Plate Retrieval

Marketing                                                           Press Proofs/ Press Checks

Production/Process Supervisor                         Priorities & requirements.


Decision Making

Roll of paper in good condition and correct type for current job. Stock being produced meets specifications.  Basic operations of the equipment in good working order.


All employees are responsible for demonstrating the company's Core Values at all times and for using Performance Excellence principles to continuously improve effectiveness, efficiency, products, and services.  This includes, but is not limited to, participating on improvement teams, recommending and implementing improvement ideas, and participating in training and other activities to keep up to date on processes, information, etc.

All employees are responsible for supporting and complying with internal and external  audits, to include providing information, performing assigned tasks to ensure compliance, and preparing and maintaining evidence that key duties identified as internal controls have been performed.

All employees are responsible for supporting and complying with safety and security policies to promote a healthy working environment.

Education & Knowledge Required

High school diploma or equivalent.


Experience / Skills / Abilities Required

Must be able to identify colors and imperfections.

Must display excellent work habits, willingness to be a team player.

Must be able to read and comprehend instructions.

Must be willing to work in a fast paced environment.

One year offset printing experience preferred.

Fork-lift certified (Pallet Jack).

Must possess good mechanical aptitude.

Must possess basic mathematical skills.

Harland Clarke Holdings, to include its affiliated and subsidiary companies (Harland Clarke, Valassis, Scantron, NCP Solutions, NCH Marketing Services, Clipper Magazine), is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants who have disabilities may request that accommodations be made in order to complete the selection process by contacting our Recruiting Coordinator, Laurel Reddish at .