Press Supervisor

  • Accredo Packaging
  • Sugar Land, TX, United States
  • Jun 22, 2017
Full time Supervisor

Job Description

Press Supervisor

Supervisory and technical work in a Wide Web Flexographic operation.

Work involves responsibility for supervising and assisting direct reports engaged in the safe production of printed materials while adhering to tight process standards and meeting deadlines.


  • Complies with company policies, procedures, and processes
  • Complies with established safety procedures and policies to maintain a safe working environment
  • Participates in the overall safety program utilizing the STOP safety program and interaction in safety meetings
  • Ensures adherence of safety policies
  • Plan and supervise the work of Print Technicians, Print Assistants, and support staff
  • Ensures specs are read and followed for each job
  • Ensures procedures are followed and executed
  • Oversees the setup, adjustments, maintenance and operation of the flexographic presses
  • Engages with plant leadership to execute planning of daily schedule providing feedback with manning and machine issues
  • Inspects WIP and finished materials to see that quality and quantity standards in compliance.
  • Resolves technical EG problems in absence of color staff / process owner
  • Completes maintenance requests
  • Monitors supply inventories and request adjustments to orders as needed.
  • Sees that records of production, and time worked are maintained and appropriate records submitted
  • Works under minimum supervision
  • Over sees the set-up of installing anilox rolls, plates, inks, and dies into the proper stations, and make necessary adjustments for optimal print quality
  • Communicates to management of needed repairs or replacement parts
  • Ensures that all equipment is properly maintained and in safe operating condition. Reinforce press ownership with the Print Technicians.
  • Support new employee training programs through involvement
  • Understands all documents and specifications pertaining to the printing process
  • Keeps area clean and orderly
  • Supports, understands, and adheres to Accredo principles and rules by identifying, evaluating and resolving problems
  • Performs other job duties as assigned.
  • Performs related work as required.


Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma required.
  • College or Vocational Schoolpreferred but not required
  • 7+ yrs. experience in Wide Web Flexographic printing preferably in flexible packaging (film printing)
  • 5+ yrs. in a supervisory role with a demonstrated history of positive impact
  • Some project management experience helpful
  • Experience with solvent based ink systems and chemical additives
  • Experience with expanded gamut preferred but not required



Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Computer skills including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Familiar with payroll software applications
  • Knowledge of root cause analysis and corrective action
  • Knowledge of expanded gamut printing preferred
  • Ability to lead and direct 18+ people on a shift
  • Able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time