Press Operators

Green Bay, WI 54311

Posted: 06/05/2023 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Commercial/Light Industrial Job Number: CE93956365 Pay Rate: $26 / hour

Job Description

6 PM – 6 AM
Position Overview:
Set up and operate printing press in a safe manner to produce quality product with minimum waste that meets the customer’s specifications and needs.
Press Operator Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
  • Provide direction and guidance to the press technician assistant/press assistant to ensure overall safety, quality, and production.
  • Ensure press is running at full capacity, while looking to improve efficiencies, and producing quality product that meets our customer demands.
  • Support and participate in continuous improvement efforts to include Kaizen, 5S, TPM and other continuous improvement efforts, as required of this position.  
  • Complete and maintain production records both manually and with computer systems to maintain inventory control.  
  • Manufacture quality finished product that meets specifications and meets/exceeds established production standards.  
  • Participate in all functions associated with the operation of converting equipment.
  • Perform required set-ups and changeovers as required.  
  • Perform machine clean-ups as required.  Maintain a clean, organized, “set in order”, and “shine” environment in the work areas.  
  • Identify and react to production problems (shortage of raw materials, safety issues, inventory issues, out of spec raw materials, quality issues, etc.).
  • Troubleshoot machine problems and determine which problems need to escalate to maintenance and/or plant supervisor.
  • Attend and participate in meetings and training sessions as required (e.g. safety, quality, production, teams, informational, continuous improvement, and others as requested).  
  • All other assignments assigned by management.  
Press Operator Requirements:
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous press operator experience required. 
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in a flexographic packaging environment.
  • Experience in warehousing/shipping environments is helpful.
  • Experience in quality management systems (FDA, ISO, Lean Manufacturing, 6 Sigma, etc.)
  • Experience to use basic tools including wrenches, hammers, utility knives, screwdrivers, brooms, and measuring devices in rules and scales, etc., used in a manufacturing environment.
  • Forklift and clamp truck certification preferred.
  • Ability to perform basic computer operations such as email, data entry, navigation skills within system and desktop, etc.  Experience and ability to operate computer keyboard. (Press Side Data system)
  • Mathematical skills necessary to compute percentages, weights, and to measure and calculate the amount of ink and paper needed to do a job. 
  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.  (Such as machine operation instructions, safety instructions, etc.).
  • Must follow instructions for safety and proper job performance; use all PPE as required. 
  • Forklift and clamp truck certification.  
  • Willingness and flexibility to work a variety of shifts that involve all days of the week as needed.  This includes ability and willingness to work overtime on short notice as determined by the business.  
  • Ability to effectively communicate (oral and written communication skills).
  • Able to work independently and follow instructions.
  • Able to work as an effective team member.
  • Able to work 12-hour shifts and overtime as needed.
  • Regular attendance is required.  
  • Operate forklift.  (Ability to get on and off the forklift numerous times per shift).
  • Operate a scissors lift to retrieve and replace sleeves in racking system.
  • Need manual dexterity and accurate eyesight.  Good color vision required for workers to find mistakes and locate potential problems.  
  • Must be able to walk and stand up to approximately 12 hours per shift.  
  • Ability to lift up to 70 pounds.  All lifting over 70 pounds requires two people to make the lift.
  • Exposure to noise levels exceeding 90dB.
  • Exposure to temperatures and paper dust.
  • Ability to climb ladders.  
“Equal Opportunity Employer”

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