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Flexographic Printing Machine Operator

Company: Peachtree Packaging & Display
Location: Lawrenceville
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

PURPOSE OF POSITION: The Flexographic Printer -Operator is responsible for operating a cylinder press that automatically performs multi-operations, such as printing, slotting, slitting, or shearing to form corrugated products from corrugated board.Peachtree Packaging & Display offers medical, dental, vision, life, short-term disability, long-term disability, accident, and critical illness insurance plans. Additionally, we offer paid time off, paid holidays, quarterly bonus programs, FSA plans, and a 401k (100% match up to 6% & vested at 90 days!) -plan. These benefits are offered after 90 days of continuous employment.1st Shift: Monday - Friday 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM $23-$27/ hour2nd Shift: Monday- Thursday 3:30 -PM to -2:00 AM $24-$28/ hourVery competitive pay (commensurate with experience) -plus daily bonus opportunities!ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Knowledge and understanding of cylinder press process and equipment.
  • Log in/out, enter job codes, and shift quantities into Radius/Vision.
  • Complete/maintain the cleanliness of the press, press area, plate and die area, floor, and the facility.
  • Coordinate activities to maximize the quality and efficiency of make-ready, runs, wash-ups, maintenance, and general work.
  • Review job bag for changes, special instructions, and any other pertinent information.
  • Set up and verify the placement of specified anilox rolls, dies, setting print cylinders in proper print stages, filling ink and/or adhesive pans, and the proper substrate and laminate material at the press. -
  • Set up and verify the placement of the correct inks, coating, varnish, and/or laminate adhesive.
  • Monitor, upkeep, and change doctor blades.
  • Mount own plates, verification of plate registration, and unwind position prior to placement in press (plates mounted on own).
  • Set up and verify correct plate and die registration, unwind position, size/height/width during make ready.
  • Evaluate and adjust register during make-ready and run.
  • Evaluate and adjust color during make-ready to achieve the targeted color and/or the acceptability of all color matches and/or communicating the need for assistance to a supervisor.
  • Proofread the job, making any adjustments or fixes, and communicating printing problems to a supervisor prior to the beginning of running mode.
  • Set-up of additional finishing equipment as required.
  • Record of all data and comments regarding the position of colors, plates, and anilox rolls on the ink history sheet.
  • Evaluate/monitor plate die register, color and defects during the run and making adjustments accordingly (using a video camera as much as possible).
  • Maintain ink and coating levels during production.
  • Pull samples.
  • Verify that an adequate number of good count/feet have been run to satisfy the order quantity.
  • Track and record make-ready and run footage.
  • Complete/coordinate -dies are placed in the correctly identified storage container. Advise Production Supervisor if die requires sharpening and/or repair.
  • Complete/coordinate all inks are put back in identified containers and placed in the appropriate inventory rack.
  • Verify all job-related items (job bag and contents, Flexo -Inspection Verification signoffs, Job History Sheet, press and press area clean, etc.) are complete prior to the next job.
  • Report any safety concerns to management immediately.
  • Proper disposal of razor blades and doctor blades.
  • Keeps work area neat and clean.
  • Follow established department policies, procedures, work instructions, and safety and environmental guidelines.
  • Follow all PPE policies, including gloves, safety glasses, and hearing protection as required.
  • Performs other duties and/or responsibilities as assigned.EDUCATION:
    • High school diploma/GED required.EXPERIENCE:
      • Minimum five (5) years in flexographic printing machine operations including -various die cutters.
      • Prior work experience in the corrugated industry.
      • Experience with a Gopfert machine strongly preferred.CORE COMPETENCIES:
        • Knowledge of Flexographic Printer -Machine Operations.
        • Must have the ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
        • Ability to read and comprehend basic instructions.
        • Ability to use specific computer software to enter and utilize information in our computer business systems.
        • Possess good verbal and written communication skills.
        • Must have the ability to perform basic mathematics including additions, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
          • Must have demonstrated mechanical aptitude through prior work experience.
          • Demonstrates ability to use rulers, calipers, micrometers, and other inspection equipment.
          • Must be willing to work overtime as needed; significant overtime may be required during busy periods.
            • Ability to work independently and as a team player in a team-oriented environment.
            • Assist other areas as needed to maintain a team approach.
            • Ability to effectively manage time and meet set targets and deadlines.PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
              • -Standing, walking, talking, hearing, and vision are required over 95% of the time. -Bending, twisting, and reaching are required less than 95% of the time. Feeling is required 75% of the time while pushing and pulling are required about 20% of the time. -Low levels of lifting (10 pounds or less) are required about 10% of the time, while medium levels of lifting and carrying (20 to 50 pounds) are required less than 5% of the time.Benefits:
                • Employer-paid basic life & long-term disability insurance
                • Medical, dental, & vision (employer pays 60% of premiums for employees & legal dependents)
                • Supplemental life, short-term disability, accident & critical illness insurance plans also available
                • FSA (Medical & Dependent Care)
                • 401k (6% match & vested at 90 days of employment)
                • Paid holidays & paid time off*All benefits listed above are available at 90 days of continuous employment.Equal Opportunity Employer:Peachtree Packaging, Inc. supports equal employment opportunities. Peachtree Packaging, Inc. will provide equal employment in employment practices to all employees and applicants for employment. Employment decisions shall be made without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, gender identity, disability, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected basis.Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Peachtree Packaging & Display, Roswell , Flexographic Printing Machine Operator, Other , Lawrenceville, Georgia

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