SUMMARY: Run flexographic presses. Maintain high quality parts during the printing process, while at the same time keeping up with production rates, scrap rates and safety standards.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.
These are functions a qualified incumbent or applicant must be able to perform with or without reasonable accommodation.
Read and understand production blueprint, job ticket, and scheduling information. Verify that information is consistent between specification sheets, procedure sheets, requisitions, color standards, proofs and other sources of information. Verify ink and coating, stock and other material staged at the press by crew and support staff is correct. Set color print to print and set impressions to operate flexographic presses. Set dies in the press and get the die to cut substrate. Start press and obtain acceptable color, fit, registration and position in the least amount of sheets possible. Replace master roll at the end of the press and remove waste roll. Maintain flexographic press running speeds, tension and alignment of printing plates and checks for quality. Complete paperwork required and complete Quality Assurance sign off. Document material usage and time. Monitor and adjusts ink colors to ensure consistency throughout entire press run. Monitor quality of converting process. Make adjustments to ensure quality run with low waste. Perform clean-up after every run including removal of plates, dies and ink. Perform preventative maintenance according to schedule. Maintain good housekeeping around the press and assist in the general cleaning of surrounding work area. Scan sheets to verify accuracy and clarity of printing along with color density. Pull sample sheet for Quality Assurance along with sheets every 2000 impressions. Train and educate Feeder and Press Helper on operational procedures and technical aspects of lithography while delegating responsibilities and duties to them. Report inventory deficiencies to supervisor. Stage printed material for next department or process. Follow all department work instructions. Ensure compliance with company safety rules and policies.
SAFETY REQUIREMENTS: Required and responsible for employee safety, attending safety training, complying with all company safety and work policies and reporting all accidents/injuries immediately to their Manager and HR Department.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: The minimum education required for this position is a high school diploma or general education degree (GED); or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Position requires past experience with flexographic presses.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: The minimum related language skills required for this position is the ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: This position requires an ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
REASONING ABILITY This position requires an ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: This position may require a driver-s license.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Computer skills to include experience working knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, any Web Browser, ERP systems, and Access system.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, hear, and walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee may lift/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move 25 pounds. The employee is required to apply a -buddy system- for products weighing more than 50 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee could be exposed to humid conditions, fumes, toxic chemicals and heat. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.