Print Operator I

Full time @Hire Print Skills posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

  • Typically requires a high school diploma, and 0 to 2 years of experience
  • High School diploma, G.E.D or equivalent work experience
  • Ability to perform physical work for up to 12-hour shifts
  • Willing to work on a rotating shift, for long hours and overtime as necessary
  • Willing to learn and put in their best efforts for production
  • Safety focused
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Capable of working in demanding situations when required
  • Able to lift and carry up to 49 lbs unassisted and 50+ lbs with an assist
  • Must be able to communicate effectively
  • Operates printing presses (and printers) and/or bindery (and other post-press) equipment under direct supervision
  • Evaluates and inspects print samples during print runs to identify necessary adjustments
  • Reviews print job orders to meet quality standards
  • May require some related computer tasks
  • Handles basic issues and problems and refers more complex issues to higher-level staff
  • Possesses beginning to working knowledge of subject matter
  • Also performs basic operation of press and printing equipment utilizing associated software
  • At the direction of the Lead(s), Supervisor or Production Manager(s); complete all duties as assigned
  • Maintain focus on safety, ensuring self and other team members are following safety policies and adhering to PPE standards
  • Must be able to perform at high level in all Print Operator functions when asked by Management
  • Ensure all products are being produced to a high level of quality
  • Work at a pace consistent with any established throughput rates and/or cycle times
  • Remain engaged at all times, either performing duties to complete orders or maintaining housekeeping/5S
  • Communicate all concerns, issues or observations related to safety, quality or continuous improvement to lead(s), Supervisor or manager(s)
  • Follow all standard operating procedures (SOP’s) and/or best practices
  • Appropriately manage timecard and schedule
  • Maintain a high level of teamwork and be willing and able to share knowledge with (train) others
  • Able to perform 1st level of maintenance on equipment in finishing area
  • Conduct basic troubleshooting of production equipment
  • Work with leads and maintenance technicians on appropriate repairs of all equipment
  • Work with leads to ensure basic maintenance and cleanliness of all production equipment
  • Communicate machine downtime to leads and assist with the repair as needed
  • Identify and communicate potential process improvements – assist Production Manager(s), Supervisor and Lead(s) on all improvement initiatives
  • Identify cost savings opportunities (labor and yield) – assist Production Manager(s), Supervisor and Lead(s) on all cost savings initiatives
  • Commitment to good communication between employees across all shifts to ensure process changes and improvements are implemented consistently and effectively
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned
  • Work directly with the Production Manager(s), Supervisor or Lead(s) on special projects as needed