Flexographic Press Operator - Texas Based Company - Relocation Assistance Offered

  • Pesa Labeling Systems Inc.
  • Brownsville, TX, USA
  • Jul 06, 2019
Full time Press Operator

Job Description

Job Duties:

  • Setup, adjust, maintain & operate Mark Andy flexographic printing presses.  

  • Inspect and examine printed products for print clarity, color accuracy, conformance to

specifications, and external defects.

  • Reposition printing plates, adjust pressure rolls, or otherwise adjust machines to improve print

quality, using knobs, hand wheels, or hand tools.

  • Set and adjust speed, temperature, ink flow, and positions and pressure tolerances of


  • Examine job orders to determine details such as quantities to be printed, production times,

stock specifications, colors, and color sequences.

  • Select and install printing plates, rollers, feed guides, gauges, screens, stencils, type, dies, and

cylinders in machines according to specifications, using hand tools. 

  • Monitor feeding, printing, and racking processes of presses to maintain specified operating

levels and to detect malfunctions, making adjustments as necessary.

  • Load, position, and adjust unprinted materials on holding fixtures or in equipment loading and

feeding mechanisms.

  • Pour or spread paint, ink, color compounds, and other materials into reservoirs, troughs,

hoppers, or color holders of printing units, making measurements and adjustments to control

color and viscosity.

  • Blend and test paint, inks, stains, and solvents according to types of material being printed and

work order specifications.

  • Clean and lubricate printing machines and components, using oil, solvents, brushes, rags, and


  • Measure screens and use measurements to center and align screens in proper positions and

sequences on machines, using gauges and hand tools.

  • Monitor and control operation of auxiliary equipment to assemble and finish products.

  • Pack and label cartons, boxes, or bins of finished products.

  • Ability to coach others and work with minimal supervision

Experience Required


  • Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Ensure excellent attendance and timeliness.
  • Excellent vision & color accuracy
  • Team Player
  • Detail oriented
  • Multi-tasker
  • Work well under pressure
  • Ability to read & use a ruler
  • Ability to use a spectrodensitometer
  • Open to cross-training on other flexographic printing presses
  • Open to working 2nd shift

Education Required

High School Graduate or equivalent