Metroland Media

Hamilton Printing Plant

1 week ago
Job Title
Press Person
Job Category
Press Room
Job Type
Part Time
Number of Positions




Metroland Media is a dynamic Media Company delivering vital business and community information to millions of readers across Ontario each week. With a healthy product offering in-print, online, trade shows and distribution networks, no target is unreachable. We are Ontario's largest and most successful community news and information source, provides local news and multi-media marketing solutions in Canada's heartland.


Metroland's diverse array of on-line products are visited by over 4 million unique visitors each month and print products are in the hands of more than 4.5 million customers a week. We continuously bringing new and acquired online products to market in order to provide our customers with a one-stop, comprehensive marketing solution. To connect with us, visit





The Hamilton Spectator is currently seeking a part-time Press Person.




  • Accurately update and maintain record keeping.
  • Involved in all aspects of the printing process including inking of pages, registration of colour pages and handling raw materials to achieve optimum quality and production.
  • Assist with setup, operation and maintenance of web press and responsible for general maintenance and clean-up of machinery and workstation.
  • Versatile in all positions of the press and will fill vacancies and provide support in all positions of the press, when necessary.
  • Complete all duties in accordance with our Health and Safety policies and the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Completion of Secondary Education and/or an Apprenticeship Program.
  • Ability to lift 40-60 lbs of material, bend frequently and stand for an extend period of time with ease. Strong colour perception and attention to fine detail.
  • Capable of working in a team environment and maintain positive relationships with team members as well as the ability to take direction from senior Pressman during operation.
  • Creative problem solving and troubleshooting of machinery in a fast-paced, deadline driven and demanding environment.
  • Basic computer and mathematical skills and strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. 




Metroland is committed to accessibility in employment and to ensuring equal access to employment opportunities for candidates, including persons with disabilities. In compliance with AODA, Metroland will endeavour to provide accommodation to persons with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request. If you are selected for an interview and you require accommodation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please notify the hiring manager upon scheduling your interview.




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