Flexo Press Operator

  • Fort Dearborn Company
  • Tyrone, PA, USA
  • Mar 26, 2019
Full time Press Operator Skilled Labor

Job Description

Build your Career with an Industry Leader

Fort Dearborn Company is a leader in printed labels for the consumer products industry. Join Fort Dearborn and you will have the opportunity to become part of an organization that is committed to excellence and industry leadership for almost 100 years. If you’re interested in a rewarding and challenging career at Fort Dearborn, we invite you to apply for any of our available positions.

As an experienced press operator or pressman, you will be a leading member of the team. The Flexo Press Operator is an essential member of the team, responsible for the manufacturing of printed labels while continuously monitoring label quality and press conditions.

Responsibilities:

  • Safety is Priority #1 at Fort Dearborn Company.
    • Our Flexo Press Operators must adhere to all plant and corporate safety rules, procedures, and guidelines.
    • Reports all safety concerns or issues to their immediate supervisor.
    • Maintains a clean and safe work environment and area by completing daily housekeeping assignments.
  • An expert in your field, you and other team members will be responsible for the flawless execution of multiple jobs for well-known brands
    • Completes make ready in accordance with the Job Ticket and Product Specification documents to ensure correct print cylinders, inks, substrates, tooling, and anilox rollers are used.
    • Responsible for completing all required quality checks related to product specifications, visual, and functional checks. Completes all press-side quality checks.
    • Operates press to produce product in accordance to customer specifications while maintain quality, waste, and press efficiency.
    • Maintains consistent quality during the production run. Critical quality checks includes: copy, color, and registration, and ink adhesion. Ensure conformance to all other quality checks.
    • Responsible for completing all related procedures, work instructions, and quality measurements as outlined in the BRC standard.
    • Completes press make ready’s in an efficient manner.
    • Completes all required equipment maintenance duties.
    • Cleans plate, cylinder, and ink pans, and lubricates press as needed.
    • Inputs all required information into the GlobeTek system for material usage and time in an accurate and prompt manner.
  • Fort Dearborn has been around for almost 100 years, and we pride ourselves on our high level of excellency. Every team member of Fort Dearborn is expected to treat all associates respectfully and professionally.

Experience Required

Requirements:

While this role is for a Flexo Press Operator, if someone has the right amount of experience as a printing press operator, there may be opportunity for hire.

  • One to five years as a printing press operator experience and/or training.

Always a Plus:

  • One to Five years as Lead Flexographic Press Operator.

Education Required

  • High school diploma or GED