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.


Responsibilities:

  • 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