American Sugar Refining Inc. - Cleveland, OH

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Description/Job Summary PRINT PRESS OPERATOR

Summary: Sets up and operates flexographic printing press to print designs or lettering on rolls of flexible plastic film, paper, and nonabsorbent stock by performing the following duties.

Responsibilities/Duties Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Reads job order and mounts specified rubber plate and printing dies on cylinder, installs cylinder on shaft, and secures assembly in bed of press.
  • Fills dye fonts with prescribed inks or dyes.
  • Moves levers to engage dye rolls, adjusting position of cylinder to print two or more colors without overlapping or smearing previously printed area.
  • Inserts shaft through core of paper or plastic roll and secures roll on press in feed position.
  • Splices end of roll to trailer sheet remaining in press and turns handwheel to regulate roll tension and feed as directed.
  • Starts press, adjusting speed, tension, and alignment of printing plate as necessary.
  • Cuts sample of printed material from end of printed roll and inspects for imperfections, such as blurred or off-center impressions.
  • Cleans rubber plate, cylinder, and dye fonts, and lubricates press as needed.
  • Mixes inks or dyes to produce desired colors.

Required Experience Minimum of 3 years of flexographic printing or similar experience.

Minimum of a high school diploma or GED.

Must be able to work rotating shifts (days, evenings, nights), overtime, weekends and holidays as needed.