Experienced MARK Andy P5 Flexo Press Operator

  • National Custom Printing, Inc.
  • Powell, TN, United States
  • Dec 21, 2017
Full time Press Operator

Job Description

Job Description

A flexo press operator knows how to operate and set up a flexographic printing press. The operator adjusts the speed of the press. Flexo press operators can mount printing plates and cylinders into the printing press, and fill the dye font with ink. Operators feed the flexographic press with the material that is going to be printed on, so they can lift boxes of materials that can weigh at least 10 pounds and weigh over 100 pounds. Flexo press operators must to able to read job orders that gives them specific instructions on what the printing should look like. The flexo press operator is responsible for producing the entire printing job correctly. The operator is also responsible for cleaning the work area that surrounds the printer.

Skills of Flexo Press Operators

Attention to detail is one of the most important skills a flexo press operator should have. The operator has to read job orders that specify the types of ink, plate and material that should be used for the printing. If anything goes wrong, the press operator must fix it. Good math skills are essential to this job. At times, the operator might have to cut sheets into individual pieces, so they have to know how to cut the material precisely according to the client specification.

Experience Required

  • Complies with established safety procedures and policies with the intent of maintaining a safe working environment.
  • Read instructions from job tickets.
  • Sets up, adjusts, maintains and operates a flexographic press.
  • Works under minimum supervision.
  • Conducts make ready by installing anilox rollers, plates, inks, and dies into the proper stations, making necessary adjustments for optimal print quality. Cleans, lubricates, and makes minor adjustments to maintain quality of production.
  • Ensures that assigned equipment is properly maintained and in safe operating condition. Notifies supervision of needed repairs or replacement parts.
  • Delivers finished material to proper manufacturing areas as required.
  • Assists in training individuals and other team members as assigned.
  • Understands all documents pertaining to the printing process and adheres to requirements
  • Minimum Requirements: *High School diploma or GED equivalent *2+ Years of printing experience *Previous experience on Mark Andy or other Flexographic presses is preferred *Strong mechanical aptitude and ability to perform basic math functions *Flexible - willing to work where needed *Reliable - good attendance and safety record *Good computer skills - Windows based programs *Ability to work well with others, to share knowledge through training Ability to lift up to 50 lbs unassisted *Ability to move 50-125 pounds using proper moving equipment *Ability to work overtime as required during week and on weekends *Positive attitude, team player, self-motivated, safety conscious *Demonstrated aptitude to operate production machinery Job Type: Full-time Job Location:
  • Powell, TN
  • Required education:
  • High school or equivalent
  • Required experience:

Education Required

A high school diploma or general education degree.