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Flexographic Press Operator

JobConnection Services, Inc. Bethlehem, PA
  • Posted: 11 days ago
  • $23 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

The Flexographic Printing Press Operator is responsible to provide multi-functional support to the production team to produce quality parts while meeting production standards according to the established procedures.

Functional Responsibilities:

  • Collect and inspect random samples during print runs to identify any necessary adjustments.
  • Examine job orders to determine quantities to be printed, stock specifications, colors, or special printing instructions.
  • Verify that paper and ink meet the specifications for a given job.
  • Start presses and pull proofs to check for ink coverage and density, alignment, and registration.
  • Change press plates, blankets, or cylinders, as required.
  • Obtain or mix inks and fill ink fountains.
  • Feed paper through press cylinders and adjust feed and tension controls.
  • Load presses with paper and make necessary adjustments, according to paper size.
  • Secure printing plates to printing units and adjust tolerances.
  • Clean ink fountains, plates, or printing unit cylinders when press runs are completed.
  • Monitor automated press operation systems and respond to fault, error, or alert messages.
  • Clean or oil presses or make minor repairs, using hand tools.
  • Adjust ink fountain flow rates.
  • Maintain time or production records.
  • Adjust digital files to alter print elements, such as fonts, graphics, or color separations.
  • Input production job settings into workstation terminals that control automated printing systems.
  • Monitor inventory levels on a regular basis, ordering or requesting additional supplies, as necessary.
  • Set up or operate auxiliary equipment, such as cutting, folding, plate-making, drilling, or laminating machines.

Experience:

Preferred: Previous forklift experience

Preferred: Previous aerial lift experience

Preferred: Previous machine operator experience

Special Knowledge/Skills:

  • 4 years + experience in operating flexographic printing press or 5 year experience in the industry.
  • Must be able to work 12-hour shifts, either 7:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M. or 7:00 P.M. - 7:00 A.M.
  • Must be able to walk around frequently and stand on concrete surface.
  • Must be able to lift or carry weight approximately 30 pounds.
  • Must be able to work weekends.
  • Must be able to pass a drug screen.
  • Pay Rate: $23.00 per hour.

If you are interested in the position please email at rosemarie@jcsfamily.com for consideration.

JobConnection Services, Inc.

Why Work Here?

Temp to perm position offering good benefits once hired permanent.

JobConnection Services provides staffing support, executive and management recruiting, and other human resources services to employers of all industries. We employ temporary associates in roles ranging from basic, unskilled laborers to highly credentialed professional associates in fortune 500 companies. For nearly 20 years, JCS has provided exceptional customer service to both employers and job seekers. During this time, JCS has expanded into multiple divisions, maximizing our ability to reach our clients' expectations like no other staffing agency can. Our services have provided opportunities for those seeking not only temporary work but permanent work as well.

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