Screen Print Operator
- The Printer Operator Sets up and operates an automatic screen printing press according to written and/or verbal instructions, established company procedures, safety and quality guidelines.
- Solve printing problems and making print adjustments to mechanical operation of press to keep quality, registration, color and optimum production speed.
- Understanding of inks, solvents and can print line, halftone and four-color copy on a variety of substrates.
- Receives production order and job assignments from supervisor. Reads order to verify quantity to be run, overrun tolerance, color sequence and substrate.
- Obtains substrate, screen, ink, squeegees, and related supplies needed to produce job.
- Checks screens for proper color sequence and quality.
- Sets up press according to established company guidelines, safety and job requirements.
- Tests the registration of the print design by allowing the machine to cycle automatically, printing on material scraps until registered.
- Prints proof sheets to check press setup, registration, ink viscosity and color.
- Secures supervisors’ approval of 1st run before printing job.
- Sign off on production paperwork.
- Prints job maintaining optimum production speed and makes press adjustments to maintain print quality, registration and color.
- Solves print problems.
- Prints line and halftone copy on a variety of substrates.
- Completes production run including overruns and production samples.
- Completes production records.
- Ensures proper cleanliness of press, work station and immediate press area by returning unused ink to ink racks, removing trash, rags and extra press sheets.
- Responsible for directing the work of press puller and quality control/belt.
Education and Training:
- High School Degree or GED preferred.
- Two-four (2-4) years of direct automatic or manual experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.
- Solid math skills and problem-solving skills.
- Proficient at understanding and following screen print guidelines, instructions and charts.
Skills and Abilities:
- Possess strong organizational skills
- Ability to be self-sufficient.
- Ability to manage 50 lbs. of weight on a consistent basis.
- Manual dexterity required for operating gauges and testing equipment.
- Ability to put forth considerable mental and visual effort.
- Ability to communicate effectively in one-on-one and small group situations within the organization.
- Ability to stand for an extended period of time or for an entire work shift.
- Ability to effectively relate with others and cooperate as a team member.
- Must be flexible.
- Careful attention to detail.
- The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 40 pounds and occasionally live and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.
We are accepting applications for both 1st and 2nd shift.
1st shift: M-Th 6am-4:30pm, OT on Fridays
2nd shift: M-Th 4:30pm-3am, OT on Fridays