Press Operator

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

SHIFT: 3rd Shift (Monday- Friday, 9:00pm- 5:30am) SUMMARY: The Press Operator is responsible for the set up and efficient operation of sheet fed press, ensuring on-time, high quality and quantity production whilst leading the press crew JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Please note the listed duties and responsibilities do not cover or contain an inclusive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. * Setup, configure, and operate the sheet feed press to produce high quality print products * Access the Batching System to view press schedule and identify priority jobs to be completed * Examine job orders to determine the quantity to be printed, stock specifications, color(s) and special printing instructions * Lead and direct the Press Crew, including on the job training and mentor junior colleagues * Ensure Press Crew prepares Press Machine for the next job once current job is complete * Monitor Press Cycle and performance, ensuring optimum press performance and job quantity reporting along, with defect and quality checks * Complete and maintain all required paperwork, records, documents etc. * Ensure all equipment, tools, and workstation are in good working order and is free of safety hazards * Report any and all workplace hazards to management immediately * Wear all assigned Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required * Report all work related injuries, illnesses, and/or near misses to management immediately * Keep all work area/station in compliance with our housekeeping guidelines * Follow and comply with all safety and work rules and regulations * Maintain departmental housekeeping standards, such as keeping floors swept and absent of debris that may be a work hazard QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS: * 3-5 years' experience as Sheet Fed Press Operator (Komori preferred) * Able to read and comprehend job assignment tickets and customer instructional specifications * Able to communicate effectively * Mechanically inclined and production oriented * Health & Safety trained * I.T./Computer Literate * Excellent attention to detail * Good troubleshooting and problem-solving skills with a mechanical and production bias DESIRED CHARACTERISTICS: * Able to motivate and communicate effectively with all employees * Promotes a harmonious working culture with high team spirit * Strong Communicator - able to motivate a multi-skilled team in a fast-paced environment * Promote a good working environment with adequate safeguards for health and safety PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. * Required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel * Frequently is required to walk; use foot/feet to operate machines, listen and speak * Regularly required to reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch * Must be capable/able to frequently lift/move up to 50 lbs and stand for extended periods of time

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