Printpack, Inc ., a leading manufacturer of flexible packaging materials is looking to fill the position of Press Operator in the Fredericksburg, VA location.
The Press Operator is responsible for the overall efficient operation of the press, which includes, but is not limited to:
Monitoring production process to assure quality product per customer specifications.
Complying with Plant Policies, Safety and E.P.A. Regulations.
Ensuring productivity goals are met for department/machine by monitoring run speeds, set up times and coordination of support departments.
Achieving or exceeding waste goals per machines/department through inspections, good procedure and accurate reporting.
Cross training associates or training new associates.
Communicating orally and/or writing via e-mail to other departments for resolution of mechanical problems, reporting defective material, coordination of job preparations, change-overs and daily shift information.
Use the computer for accurate and timely production reporting through PIMS to include waste, WIP, timecodes and raw material.
Perform quality checks.
Read, interpret, and act on performance reports: quality, yield, waste, productivity, downtime, runtime, cost of supplies, changeover.
Support 5S and AIB/Food Security initiatives.
Changing print cylinders
Changing anilox rolls
Handling and working with ink
Handling and changing doctor blades
Demonstrate positive and enthusiastic attitude
Work overtime to cover vacation or weekends as needed
Must be able to successfully complete a color blind test
Must be able to lift 50 pounds
Must be able to climb, kneel, bend, squat
Must be able to grasp, push, pull and have fine motor skills
Must be able to stand for long periods of time
Must have a high school diploma or G.E.D
Must be able to read and follow directions in English
Must be able to demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot problems
Must have competencies/skills in all areas of Teamwork, Flexibility, Stress Tolerance, Integrity, Initiative, Problem Solving, Cross Functional Awareness, Drive, and Concern for Excellence
Prior Press Operator experience preferred
Prior Manufacturing experience preferred
Prior flexographic printing experience preferred