Printing Operator Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Printing Operator

Reporting to: Printing Supervisor

Location: Nairobi

Description: The main role of the printing operator is to operate printing machine so as to produce print on paper or any other required material.


  • Load, position, and adjust unprinted materials on holding fixtures or in equipment loading and feeding mechanisms
  • Operate equipment at required speed to ensure proper ink coverage and alignment
  • Remove printed materials from presses, using proper tools provided and transport them to drying, storage or finishing areas
  • Reposition printing plates, adjust pressure rolls, or otherwise adjust machines to improve print quality, using knobs, hand wheels, or hand tools.
  • Coordinate printing activities with activities of workers working on mass production as well

Key Relationships


  • Printing supervisor
  • Other team members


  • N/A


  • More than 2 years relevant experience
  • Experience in technical printing work
  • Knowledge of use and application of inks, fluids and chemicals used in printing
  • Ability to read and understand instructional manuals


  • Keen eye for details
  • Good communication skills.
  • Deadline oriented

Education and professional memberships

  • Certificate/Diploma in design or any related field
  • Computer skills.

Equipment used

  • Printing machine
  • Raw materials

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Updated: October 29, 2020 — 7:45 pm