Press Operator

 

Job Title: Press Operator

Reports to: Production Manager

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Position Objective / Summary: The Press Operator performs all tasks involved in the printing of Bristol ID’s products by performing the following duties:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Set up, operate, and maintain print equipment
  • Meet daily, weekly, and monthly print deadlines
  • Perform maintenance on print equipment as required and report issues or problems to appropriate supervisor
  • Manipulate color calibration set-up
  • Review all work orders, proofs, and final product samples produced on print equipment before releasing to internal or external customers
  • Feed and / or unload product from print equipment
  • Mix ink to match Spot Colors
  • Maintain and track ink/supplies inventory
  • Process plates as needed to complete work order
  • Use hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, moving, and manipulating materials
  • Use control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate print equipment
  • Inspect product for flaws
  • Record information according to established policies and procedures
  • Remove completed or defect products, placing them in specified areas
  • Operates any equipment needed to perform job
  • Aid in facility cleanliness; interior and exterior
  • Performs related duties as needed by supervision
  • Continually learn new processes to increase efficiency
  • Makes recommendations for process improvement

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: the requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Familiarity with all product lines
  • Working knowledge and understanding of color theory, imposition and printing
  • Time management: the ability to organize and manage multiple tasks
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to sit, stand, walk, or lift for long periods of time
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Education Requirements:

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED) required

Working Conditions: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Walking primarily on a level surface for periods throughout the day
  • Reaching above shoulder height, below the waist, or lifting as required
  • Exposure to the manufacturing area where personal protective equipment may be required
  • Ambient room temperatures and lighting as found in a typical manufacturing environment
  • May work at different workstations as production needs require, or shifts from one station to another during the production process
  • Contact with and use of inks and cleaning chemicals

This job description is a summary of the job duties and requirements that represent the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be complete in detail. Individuals classified in this job are expected to perform all the essential duties identified herein, and occasionally may be required to perform duties that are not included within this document.

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