Label Press Operator/Lead – Afternoons

Full time @Hire Print Skills posted 3 weeks ago

Job Description

Our client a leading manufacturer of high quality labels is seeking a printing professional to join their team.

Senior Flexo Press Operator/ Lead Hand required for AFTERNOON shift (Monday to Thursday, 10 hour shifts).

The ideal candidate will have the knowledge and skills required to run a narrow-web Mark Andy 10 color flexo press.
This client is seeking a highly skilled operator that has experience with UV and water-based inks, rotary die-cutting, cold foil, advanced printing techniques, and someone who can take a leadership role on press in the flexo division.

The press operator must be able to read tickets and docket bags in order to produce quality labels and packaging to meet customer’s expectations. Relevant press experience is required.

Must be familiar with:

  • UV inks and curing systems
  • Water based inks and drying systems
  • Lamination stations
  • Flexible dies & die mounting
  • Diecutting
  • Tension controls
  • Web guides
  • Cold Foil

Skills:

  • Must be able to troubleshoot printing and converting issues
  • Keeping pace in a fast moving environment without foregoing quality
  • Mathematically inclined
  • Organized
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Color analytics