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Flexo Press Operator

Company: Advantage xPO
Location: Whitsett
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

PaperWorks is a leading, integrated North American full-service provider of 100% recycled paperboard and specialized folding cartons for packaging applications. Founded in 2008 and headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, we are committed to the highest sustainable forestry and procurement standards.We want our team members to be proud of the essential work they do, our commitment to the environment, and the overall company. - As part of our culture journey to be recognized as a Great Place to Work -, we continue to invest heavily in our -people, our company -culture -and in -state-of-the-art technology -to be at the forefront of innovation and market differentiation. - PaperWorks' products are certified by the Forest Stewardship Council and 100% Recycled Paperboard Alliance. -Our purpose is clear. Deliver innovative, value-added packaging solutions to the world while making it a better place for all. -Our purpose is clear. Deliver innovative, value-added packaging solutions to the world while making it a better place for all. -PaperWorks Industries is looking for a Flexo Press Operator for our state of the art printing press. - The Flexo Press Operator will be responsible for maintaining the press in a safe and sound condition. The press operator will also be responsible for regular maintenance and up keep of the press, roller settings, and maintaining the quality of product being produced off the press. The Press Operator will be responsible for following the plant processes and plant standard operating procedures. The Press Operator is responsible for maintenance as well as coaching and mentoring press crews.Responsibilities:

  • Print job jacket items per company and customer specifications.
  • Assume proper operating procedures for the Heidelberg printing presses.
  • Adhere to all quality assurance specifications and color standard procedures; inform Press Supervisor of any problems/variances.
  • Learn and fill in all applicable areas of the job jacket, enter information on the waste form and job control procedure sheet.
  • Check cut order against the number of printed press sheets.
  • Practice total line clearance when jobs are complete, enforce same procedure to Press Helper.
  • Responsible for the efficient output and quality work standards of the Press Helper.
  • Operate printing presses per job specifications, production codes, and quantity output.
  • Perform necessary machine adjustments for proper quality and efficient production output.
  • Execute press checks, pull press sheets every 500th -sheet and pull cut down sheets every 1000th -for comparison of color standard to ok'd press sheet.
  • Place cut down sheets in proper storage area after job completion.
  • Ensure press sheets are checked for correct position, dryness, registration, hickies, wash out, scumming, and marks.
  • Mark and record impressions on each cut down sheet
  • Determine proper skid height from amount of ink coverage and assure press helper maintains the height.
  • Make certain all printed skids have load tickets/hold tickets attached; job number, operator's initials and time printed.
  • Confirm that printed skids are in correct holding area and in job unitization.
  • Administer daily plate checks for each job.
  • Examine each job for offset.
  • Mount press plates for production, return used plates and die vinyl to holding area.
  • Use available die vinyl.
  • Conduct press approvals for Sales and/or customers for new items when applicable.
  • Apply press powder to printed sheets daily and correctly
  • Require all samples/proofs adhere to job specifications.
  • Perform preventative maintenance schedules when warranted.
  • Perform proper procedures for 2-pass production job runs.
  • Deliver job jacket to next cost center upon job completion.
  • Examine conductivity of alcohol %, and pH level of fountain solutions at the beginning of each shift.Qualifications:
    • Press Operator experience required, including UV press experience
    • Demonstrated ability to make-ready the press
    • Firm understanding of color matching
    • Mechanical aptitude
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule -
    • Strong mathematical, computer and reading skills. About Advantage xPO Advantage xPO is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic information, mental and physical disability, political affiliation, union membership, status as a parent, military or veteran status or other non-merit based factors. We will provide reasonable accommodations throughout the application, interviewing and employment process. If you require a reasonable accommodation, contact us. Advantage xPO is an E-Verify employer. This policy is applicable to all phases of the employment relationship, including hiring, transfers, promotions, training, terminations, working conditions, compensation, benefits, and other terms and conditions of employment. All employees are directed to familiarize themselves with this policy and to act in accordance with it. All decisions with respect to employment matters and other phases of employer-temporary employee relationships will be in keeping with this policy and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

Keywords: Advantage xPO, Greensboro , Flexo Press Operator, Other , Whitsett, North Carolina

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