Concentration on Photopolymer Production and Material Handling
This position helps ensure jobs stay continuously moving throughout the production process to help alleviate back-ups or jobs from staying stagnant. A “jack of all trades” type position that involves daily tasks to attend to the needs of Photopolymer jobs and to keep materials loaded at all work stations. Photopolymer signs are created using a process to produce a single plate ADA sign construction by using equipment to process and finish plates using UV exposure, a wash-out tank, screen printing techniques and a hot stamp unit.
Daily Photopolymer/Tipping Tasks:
· Work with Production Manager to review all Photopolymer jobs daily.
· Process all Photopolymer sheets accurately and quickly to keep the jobs moving to the router. If any pieces are missing or made incorrectly, work with artwork department to get re-make sheets produced.
· Track Photopolymer pieces through routing and painting to make sure they stay on time for tipping.
· Hot Stamp or Screen Tip Photopolymer jobs coming through, working with Production Manager on when additional hands are needed for masking, hot stamping, or tipping to keep jobs moving on time.
· Clean up pieces after tipping for clear coating or quality control. Track the pieces through the paint department to make sure they go to quality control correctly.
· Ensure all Tipping/Screen Printing supplies in stock and ready to use. Work with Purchaser on inventory levels, and fill out inventory form weekly.
· Assembly of jobs. Table work is a main component of this job, and may include assembling plates, windows, or pieces from vendors or different departments together for the final sign. Must be able to read the work order, reference drawings, and assemble quickly and accurately.
· Assist Quality Control Area. Work with Lead of Quality Control on cleaning, taping, and placing jobs on boards for wrapping. Additional assistance to operate skin packaging equipment is also needed, with a fine eye for quality control.
· Assist Paint Area as needed. Paint area can be assisted by putting cut pieces on boards, loading and moving painted boards, or mixing paint for upcoming jobs.
· Assist Print and Vinyl Area as needed. This will require loading and unloading the printer to keep it running and applying vinyl for larger jobs.
· Optimize materials for Laser Stations. The laser stations may require additional assistance peeling, masking, or adding adhesive for sheets from the Paint or Table Saw Cut Area.
· Assist Table Saw Cut Area when backed up as needed. They may also require assistance applying full sheet adhesive, masking, etc.
· Compensation is based on merit
· Employee qualifies for Team Bonus Plan after passing the 90 day probationary period – this is a significant amount paid each month if the team’s overall goals are met.
Graphic Components utilizes direct digital printing, lasers, routers, painting, screen printing, vinyl, and a photo sensitive process to create custom ADA signs. For more information on the company, check out www.graphiccomponents.com
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Why Work Here?We are a manufacturer with a focus on customer service and quality. We are a steadily growing company with a team driven atmosphere and strive to be the best in our industry. Though many processes stay the same, the variety of materials and designs that we work with keep things challenging and exciting.
We are a customer service and team driven company, excelling in our industry and looking to further growth.