Press Operator Needed


Manufacturing and Production

Advert ID



Chicago Heights

Job Type




Salary Range

Up to USD18.00/hr

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Highland, IN - (USA) 9105A Indianapolis Boulevard IN Highland , IN 46322 Phone : 219-838-2253



Job Description

Set-up, operate, troubleshoot, and monitor one of seven station printing. Perform change-overs, quality control, and continuous monitoring of press and product. Meet safety, quality, quantity, scrap, and delivery requirements.

* Independently set up, operate and adjust all functions of one press.

* Follow all prescribed documentation including Shop Floor log procedures, quality system procedures and troubleshooting procedures.

* Perform data entry and operate computer console to set up press, inventory, track orders, scrap, etc.

* Review customer order; verify job data and footage needed per report, clarify discrepancies and ensure required job cylinders and solvents or inks are in inventory. Check press schedules and inventory to ensure deliveries can be met. Discuss necessary adjustments with manager. Review run sheets to ensure proper cylinders are available and set up for job change.

* Perform change-overs including removal of previous job cylinders from press and store in proper location and drain inks. Check cylinder sizes, load cylinders in press, check ink viscosity, adjust as needed and pour in ink fountain. Load bulk rolls on unwind stand and prepare roll.

* Remove and install cylinders in press, as needed. Inspect cylinders being removed for damage.

* Obtain start-up sheets and perform all tests prescribed by the product specification.

* Prepare paperwork and documentation when running outside operating conditions and Ensure end-of-roll samples and testing is performed and results properly documented.

* Interact with other departments in making shader adds, monitor web and identify product defects. Take preventive and corrective action. Troubleshoot and diagnose complex print problems (such as streaks, ink splash, web alignment, slitting, and registration) and take corrective action to maintain product quality.

* Meet production and scrap goals, ensuring customer specification match product. Understand quality system procedures and do QC testing as necessary.

* Three to five years press experience, with the ability to identify and troubleshoot equipment, product and quality issues.

* High School diploma or GED.

* Ability to push/pull 90-100 lbs. and lift 50 pounds.

* Ability to use Forklift, hoists, and other material handling equipment as well as common hand tools to adjust and troubleshoot machines and tape measures.

* Good verbal communication skills to interact with other departments, write business notes, read product specifications, schedules, etc. as well as some computer/keyboard experience preferred to include data entry and lookups.