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Flexo Press Operator

Washington Court House
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As a Flexographic Press Operator, you will lead your respective team in safety, quality and productivity during the production of paperboard packaging.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Arrive at work on time and during scheduled hours, working additional overtime as needed.
  • Follow all written procedures. Report discrepancies in procedures to the Operations Manager.
  • Maintain good personal hygiene. Wear designated uniform maintained in good condition.
  • Wear personal protective equipment as required; refer to job-specific work instructions.
  • Perform all work in a safe manner. Maintain a clean, organized and safe work area.
  • Listen to, follow and relay written and verbal instructions in English.
  • Operate assigned equipment to best of ability, ensuring safety, quality of goods and productivity for yourself and any assigned Assistant Operators or Helper/Packers.
  • Re-positions printing plates, adjust pressure rolls, or otherwise adjusts machines to improve print quality, using knobs, and wheels, or hand tools.
  • Sets and adjusts speed, ink flow, and positions and pressure tolerances of equipment.
  • Inspects and examines printed products for print clarity, color accuracy, conformance to specifications, and external defects using specific test methods and equipment.
  • Pushes buttons,turns handles or moves controls and levers to start and control press.
  • Performs all tasks according to the production schedule.
  • Use quality instruments to measure quality with industry-specific equipment
  • Read tape measure in metric and standard measurement systems
  • Continuously perform visual inspections to ensure product meets or exceeds customer specifications.
  • Count items accurately to maintain accurate inventory of materials produced, supplies used and available inventory
  • Perform minor maintenance such as oiling/lubricating machine parts
  • Attend required training and/or meetings: safety, quality and productivity
  • Train assistant operators and others, as required, to achieve company objectives
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement projects
  • Communicate with other plant personnel to solve production problems, as a team
  • Operate powered industrial equipment such as sit-down forklifts, clamp trucks and walk-behind pallet jacks
  • Record safety,quality, production and maintenance data on various paperwork and computers as required
  • Maintain high standards of housekeeping throughout the entire facility
  • Assist in packing product, as needed.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education | High School Degree or GED

Experience | At least 2 years of experience on Flexographic Press, Comco Commander experience preferred


Abilities, knowledge, and skills required are as follows:

  • Basic electro-mechanical troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to read standard and metric tape measures
  • Experience operating production equipment
  • Ability to work as part of team
  • Reading comprehension
Physical Expectations:
  • Sit less than 1 hour and both stand or walk for 5-7 hours.
  • Frequently lift/carry less than 40 lbs.
  • Occasionally lift/ carry more than 40 lbs.
  • Have moderate manual dexterity.

Work Environment:

All work is performed in an indoor, climate and temperature controlled, packaging facility with close proximity to heavy and hazardous machinery.

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