Flexo Press Operator - 1st Shift

  • MidPoint Packaging
  • Chicago suburbs
  • Mar 09, 2018
Full time Finishing-Converting

Job Description

For 12 years MidPoint Packaging has been a successful broker and distributor of flexible packaging and three years ago, we opened a label manufacturing plant in Downers Grove, IL.  We are now looking to expand into film printing and have an immediate need for two new members of our team. We seek a first shift lead operator who has the vision and work ethic to help us with an aggressive growth plan as we look to fill our presses with new business.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Set Up and operate mid web 10 Color film press (plate mounting, ink mixing and maintenance, color matching, etc.); Comco / Aquaflex experience a plus
  • Set Up and operate narrow web 7 Color label press (plate mounting, ink mixing and maintenance, color matching, etc.); Webtron 650 / 750 experience a plus
  • Oversee and help other operators and rewind department
  • Perform and document quality testing of every run
  • Help identify and correct areas of concern
  • Help identify and establish new product lines within the company
  • Maintain a clean, well-organized and safe work area
  • Help create SOP’s for product and personnel consistency
  • Ability to identify and perform maintenance on equipment

Experience Required

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years flexo press experience, either printing labels, film, or both. You must have excellent problem solving and communication skills, a knowledge of how to get the most from your equipment and employees and be familiar in multiple segments of the flexo market.  We are a small shop looking to grow quickly so working in multiple areas of the plant will be a requirement. You will be reporting directly to the owners of the company.

Education Required

Must have excellent math and communication skills.