• Printing Press Operator

    Job Locations US-WI-MIDDLETON
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  • Description

    Job Purpose

    Associates will perform all the assigned responsibilities related to operating printing press equipment. 


    Job Duties

    • Provide high quality printed fabric
    • Correct printing errors on materials
    • Evaluate job orders and specification to know details like number of materials to be printed, time given for collection, and color sequences
    • Check printed materials for clarity, accuracy, quality, finishing and other production factors
    • Minimize waste and downtime by troubleshooting stoppages and breakdowns.
    • Operate machine to give printing directions in accordance to job order and specification
    • Ensure that color heads, rollers and ink fountains are clean
    • Ensure that production plates and ink containers are cleaned after production
    • Ensure that equipment is maintained properly


    • Looks for innovative ways to streamline work processes across the division and involves stakeholders
    • Uses dept and company scorecard and other metrics 
    • Measures own work to plan and reports out at a micro and macro level
    • Ensures that others are trained as back-ups on (processes) within the area/department
    • Improves processes within sphere of control
    • Identifies waste and rework and enacts plan to improve/solve


    Education and Experience

    • Minimum - High School diploma or equivalent
    • 1 year manufacturing experience

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Prefer 3-5 years of Flexo/Screen Printing Press experience
    • Manufacturing experience is required
    • Knowledge of operating machinery
    • Ability to work independently
    • Ability to analyze Color both visually and numerically. The understanding of color and printing on
    • various substrates.
    • Willingness to work overtime is required
    • Willing to travel occasionally

    Physical Requirements

    • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs frequently
    • Must be able to stand and walk for 10 hours per day
    • Must be able to push, pull, reach, and bend
    • Must be able to climb ladder occasionally
    • Hand/eye coordination
    • Wear required PPE at all times for the job being performed


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