What do they do?
Print machine operators work independently and in teams to produce many types of printed communications in different formats. They have knowledge of different machines, inks, and solvents and use different types of presses to complete the jobs.
A typical day
Typically, an eight-hour day. Print machine operators maintain and clean presses, set up and adjust printing machines, mix inks and solvents, and adjust flow to produce a variety of high quality printed products.
How to become a print machine operator?
You learn to be a print machine operator on-the-job and gain qualifications to support your skills and experience.
Sound like you?
Preferred work environments
Entry level jobs
Ideally, NCEA Level 2 passes in:
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