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Press Operator

Fulton, NY 13069, USA Req #333
Friday, March 20, 2020

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform duties as directed by Press Leader.

  • Strive for excellence in product quality.

  • Assemble and disassemble press parts, including pumps.

  • Operate auto viscosity unit and read and maintain running viscosity of inks.

  • Hang rolls, remove rolls from rewind, prepare raw material for presses.

  • Set up cylinders for press.

  • Set up splices, make flying splices.

  • Level and set doctor blades.

  • Operate the unwind station and know the webbing of the press.

  • Understand and perform tests to determine print side of raw material.

  • Basic understanding of register control system and web monitor. Register jobs accurately.

  • Proficiently operate press heat system, and lamination station.

  • Recognize various impression rolls and their different applications. Set pressure and level impression rollers.

  • Perform general maintenance on press and lubricate press.

  • Tape press properly for film jobs.

  • Adjust press for reverse printing.

  • Assist in color matching by understanding and basic use of X-Rite color computer.

  • Set up and register new and complex jobs including process work.

  • Create correct color using toners and extenders.

  • Assist in the training of new personnel.

  • Polish marked cylinders.

  • Adjust solvent mixes for better results.

  • Adjust compensating idlers/cylinder carriage to level copy.

  • Minimize waste, improve efficient use of materials


Basic Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent education.
  • Minimum one (1) year experience training on press or equivalent education, training, and/or experience in the printing manufacturing field.
  • Ability to consistently produce high quality products with minimum of down time and spoilage.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in both oral and written forms.
  • Ability to use scales, densitometer, zahn cup, etc. to mix and measure inks.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical functions.
  • Ability to maintain logs and records in a timely manner.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Fulton, NY 13069, USA