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Flexographic press operator

Posted by: Tara Packaging INC.
Posting date: August 12, 2019      Closing date: September 12, 2020
Posting date: August 12, 2019
Closing date: September 12, 2020
 
Job location: Mississauga - ON, Canada
 
Salary: $24.00 per hour
 
Vacancy: 2
 
Job category: Printing & Publishing
Job id: 20190812-050538

Job summary:


Mount plates or cylinders and make necessary adjustments, Fill ink fountains and control colour and viscosity, Set up press and operate at slow speed to check samples, Monitor regular press run for quality using computer control console, Remove and clean plates and cylinders at end of press run, Set up and adjust in-line binding and finishing equipment, Direct press crew to set up, operate and shut down press, Review job orders to determine job specifications such as production time, colour ...

Job description:


 

 

Flexographic press operator

 

Job details

  • Salary:  $24.00 / Hour
  • Employment groups: Youth, Visible minorities, Persons with disabilities, Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada, Seniors
  • Terms of employment: Permanent, Full time 40 Hours / Week
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Employment conditions: Overtime, Early morning, Morning, Day, Evening, Shift, Weekend, Night, Flexible hours

 

Job requirements

 

Languages

English

 

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

 

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

 

Own Tools/Equipment

Tools, Steel-toed safety boots, Ear plugs

 

Security and Safety

Basic security clearance

 

Transportation/Travel Information

Public transportation is available, Own transportation

 

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Work under pressure, Physically demanding, Manual dexterity, Attention to detail, Hand-eye co-ordination, Ability to distinguish between colours, Standing for extended periods, Overtime required, Fast-paced environment

 

Work Location Information

Urban area

 

Work Site Environment

Noisy, Odours

 

Personal Suitability

Client focus, Excellent oral communication, Team player, Accurate, Flexibility, Effective interpersonal skills, Organized, Excellent written communication, Judgement, Reliability

 

Additional Skills

Prepare production schedules, Plan production methods, Estimate costs

 

Specific Skills

Mount plates or cylinders and make necessary adjustments, Fill ink fountains and control colour and viscosity, Set up press and operate at slow speed to check samples, Monitor regular press run for quality using computer control console, Remove and clean plates and cylinders at end of press run, Set up and adjust in-line binding and finishing equipment, Direct press crew to set up, operate and shut down press, Review job orders to determine job specifications such as production time, colour sequence and quantities required, and advise press crew of these specifications

 

Type of Press

Flexographic press

 

Work Setting

In-house printing or binding, Commercial or in-house printers

 

Additional Skills

Set up and operate flexographic printing press to print designs or lettering on rolls of flexible plastic film, paper and non-absorbent stock for use in making products, such as plastic, paper, or waxed paper bags and paper drinking cups.  Reads job order and mounts specific 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; May operate press equipped with laminator attachment to print and laminate polyethylene or cellophane sheeting; May operate press that prints, cuts, and folds paper stock to make paper napkins;

Able to pay close attention to details during the setup and printing processes proficient in color management, process control, troubleshooting and implementing corrective

 

 

 

 

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