Screen Printer

Ontario, CA

Job Responsibilities: 

• Set up and operate an automatic and or manual 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.

Essential Functions: 

• 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.

Qualifications: 

To perform this job successfully, individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience: 

• High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

• One plus years of experience and/or training in screen printing; or equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred. 

• Must have good judgment of color, design and printing quality.

Language Skills:

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence.