Roll Tender
Donnelley Financial Solutions
 Lancaster, PA

Title: Roll Tender

Job ID: 1470


Lancaster, PA, US

Category: Manufacturing -- Other


Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) is a leader in risk and compliance solutions, providing insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights to clients across the globe. We're here to help you make smarter decisions with insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights at every stage of your business and investment lifecycles. As markets fluctuate, regulations evolve and technology advances, we're there. And through it all, we deliver confidence with the right solutions in moments that matter.

Short Description

Read job instructions, order paper for the job. Retrieve printing plates, load rolls of paper onto automatic splicing unit of web offset printing press. Inspect rolls of paper for blemishes or tears and repairs damaged area. Load paper into position on automatic splicer, insert shaft of automatic splicer through roll/core, secure holding chucks of automatic splicer to shaft ends, and thread paper through press components to prepare press for printing. Apply adhesive strip to backup roll and insert backup roll onto automatic splicing unit of press to prepare paper for automatic splicing. Remove roll/core of leftover paper from press after automatic splicing. May operate mechanical truck to transport rolls of paper to press area. Assist with the make-ready tasks associated with the type of press operated such as hanging plates, examining plates, prepping and installing blankets, adjusting tension etc. Clean print unit rollers, blankets, and Ink fountains. Clean Install press components to maintain press in working order.

Physical Demands


Very Heavy Work Job requires ability to exert in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Occasionally (1/3 of time)

Frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of time)

Constantly (Over 2/3 of time)

Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, and/or Pulling, Reaching

Occasionally Lift/Carry 50 pounds or more

Frequently Lift/Carry 20 to

< 50 pounds

Reaching Constantly

Reaching Upwards Constantly


Sitting Occasionally

Standing Frequently

Walking Frequently

Stooping Frequently

Kneeling Not Present

Crouching Not Present

Crawling Not Present

Climbing Not Present

Balancing Not Present

Talking Not Present

Handling Constantly

Feeling Not Present

Fingering Frequently

Keyboard Use Occasionally

Hearing Occasionally

Near Acuity Constantly

Far Acuity Occasionally

Depth Perception Occasionally

Accommodation Occasionally

Color Vision Not Present

Field of Vision Occasionally

Working Conditions

Exposure to Weather Not Present

Extreme Cold Not Present

Extreme Heat Not Present

Wet and/or Humid Not Present

Noise Intensity Level Very Loud

Vibration Frequently

Atmospheric Conditions Constantly

Proximity to Moving Parts Frequently

Exposure to Electrical Shock Not Present

Working in High Places Not Present

Exposure to Toxic Chemicals Not Present

Other Environmental Conditions Not Present


See job responsibilities detailed in the job description.



Work Practices

Technical/Functional Skills





Requires general knowledge of offset presswork procedures and materials. Ability to read and follow job specifications to determine materials needed to run the job successfully. Ability to make adjustments to auto splicer. Knowledge to load paper and prepare slice for continuous operation of the press. Knowledge of materials and requirements for press.

General Education and Work Requirements

Education Level Little formal education

Reasoning Apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in or from standardized situations.

Mathematics Able to read, copy and record figures. May involve simple addition and subtraction

Language Reading: Able to follow simple work instructions. Recognize meanings of two or three syllable words. Able to compare similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Able to speak simple sentences, using normal word order, and present and past tenses.

Specific Vocational Prep Over 6 months up to 1 year

Personal Protective Equipment over 2/3 of the time

The duties and responsibilities described above are the essential functions of the job. The qualifications below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Mental Demands


General Learning Ability Low

Verbal Aptitude Low

Numerical Aptitude Low

Spatial Aptitude Low

Form Perception Low

Clerical Perception Low

Motor Coordination Medium

Manual Dexterity Low

Finger Dexterity Low

Eye-Hand-Foot Coord Markedly Low

Color Discrimination Markedly Low


Dealing With People Not Required

Working Alone Not Required

Repetitive Work Required

Work Under Specific Instruction Required

Perform A Variety of Duties Not Required

Expressing Personal Feelings Not Required

Performing Effectively Under Stress Not Required

Isolation From Others Not Required

Influencing People In Their Opinions Not Required

Attaining Precise Set Limits & Tolerances Not Required

Directing, Controlling Activity Of Others Not Required

Making Judgement and Decisions Not Required

Understanding and Memory

Memory Frequently

Short Term Memory Occasionally

Detailed Instruction Memory Occasionally

Sustained Concentration & Persistence

Short Instruction Carrying Out Frequently

Detailed Instruction Carrying Out Frequently

Concentration and Attention Frequently

Work Schedule Frequently

Work Routine Frequently

Work Distractions Occasionally

Work Decisions Frequently

Work Completion Frequently

Social Interaction

Public Interaction Frequently

Assignment Assistance Frequently

Work Review Occasionally

Peer Interaction Frequently

Work Behavior Occasionally


Adaptation to Change Frequently

Hazard Awareness Frequently

Travel Occasionally

Independent Planning Frequently

It is the policy of Donnelley Financial Solutions to select, place and manage all its employees without discrimination based on race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, actual or perceived disability, veteran's status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected status.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request a reasonable accommodation by sending an email to