Printer Press Operator

*MULTIPLE POSITIONS AVAILABLE* Flexographic Press Operator
  • Sets up and operates flexographic printing press to print designs or lettering on rolls of flexible plastic film, paper, and nonabsorbent stock for use in making products, such labels, product identification, : Reads job order and mounts specified rubber plate and printing dies on cylinder, installs cylinder on shaft, and secures assembly in bed of press.
  • Fills work station with correct inks.
  • Makes mechanical adjustments on press to print two or more colors without overlapping or smearing previously printed area.
  • Inserts shaft through core of paper or plastic roll and secures roll on press in feed position.
  • Splices end of roll to trailer sheet remaining in press, using tape, and regulates roll tension and feed.
  • Starts press, adjusting speed, tension, and alignment of printing plate as necessary.
  • Cuts sample of printed material from end of printed roll and inspects for imperfections, such as blurred or off-center impressions.
  • Cleans ink from press after completed run and maintains press in good working condition.
  • May mix inks for desired colors and opacity.
  • May operate press equipped with laminator attachment to print and laminate additional materials.
  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
Digital Printer Operator
  • Understand machine setup including: program retrieval, print settings, speed settings and materials.
  • Understand start-up and shut down for digital machines.
  • Diagnose machining problems while performing jobs, making modifications as needed.
  • Tape measure, calipers, micrometers and hand tools.
  • Check Quality of product printed and notify manager of process issues.
  • Operate and navigate in a computer environment.
  • Program printers to maximize product/material usage.
  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
  • Setup and check all incoming files for accuracy before parts are printed. Other duties assigned.
Screen Printing Operator
  • Sets and adjusts feed rollers, spindle reel, printing screens, and bolts to specifications.
  • Starts oven and sets / checks curing temperature and UV exposure specified for printing run.
  • Reviews work instructions and job order to determine settings and adjustments required to set up automatic screen printing machine.
  • Determines from job order the screen, color and sequence of printing.
  • Adjusts position of design or screen to ensure specified color print registration.
  • Counts and records quantities printed in production log.
  • Compares color to control sample as required through color match software or visual check.
  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
  • Inspects printed sheets for smears, pinholes, registration and other defects.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Manufacturing environment, machine operation experience preferred
  • Ability to lift up to 40lbs.
  • Ability to stand and sit for various length of time(8-10 hours at a time).
  • Ability to bend/twist and reach.
  • Ability to differentiate between colors and patterns.
  • Ability to read, write and follow instructions in English with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Must be a US person
Job Type: Full-time Pay: $16.50 - $18.00 per hour Benefits:
  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • 10 hour shift
  • Day shift
Work Location: One location