Advanced Labels West

Job Title

Flexographic Press Operator

Job Type

Full Time

Job Description

The Flexo Press Operator is responsible for setting up and operating the printing press to produce labels and related products.

This position offers onsite training and the opportunity to learn a valuable skilled trade in the printing industry. Employees will have unlimited growth potential and the chance to continuously advance your career.

Reads job order and loads dies into press, installs print cylinder on shaft and installs print cylinder in press.
Fills ink pans, screens and pumps with prescribed inks.
Starts press, adjusting speed and alignment of stock to the print cylinder as necessary.
Engages print cylinders; adjusts printing impression as necessary, places print cylinders lead-to-lead and runs down approval strip.
Cuts sample of approval strip from printed roll, inspects for imperfections such as print to print out of register, print to die out of register, missing impression, ink starvation or color adjustments, making adjustments as necessary.
Cleans plates, print cylinders and dies as needed, performs daily, weekly and monthly maintenance as required.
Mixes inks to produce and maintain desired colors and viscosity.
Keeps work areas clear and organized; maintains housekeeping standards

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
A minimum of one year of flexographic printing press experience preferred
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals
Must be able to read and interpret ruler, scales and other measurement devices.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and frequently is required to walk
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds with or without mechanical assistance
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

Why work with us? Take a look at all we have to offer!

Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
Comprehensive and Competitive Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
Company Paid Short-Term Disability Insurance and Life Insurance
Additional Benefits – Long-Term Disability, Supplemental Life, Accident and Critical Illness Coverage Plans
Excellent 401(k) retirement plan with generous company contribution
We pride ourselves in investing in our employees by offering onsite training and the ability to have unlimited growth potential within our organization
We believe in rewarding our employees with performance-based salary increases

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Contact Name

Advanced Labels West

Contact Email

Contact Phone

(800) 228-5103