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Uteco Press Operators-- on Multiple Shifts

Flexo Finders
Hauppauge, New York, United States
January 02, 2019


A growing flexible packaging company is additional additional press operators to their team! Looking for experienced wide web flexo operators. This company runs Uteco presses and positions are open on multiple shifts. Will consider any wide web flexo printing experience.

Opportunity Flexo-Press Operator:

Job Description:

Is responsible for the set-up and operation of high speed Flexographic 8 color Uteco presses. In which he or she is responsible for overall workmanship related to quality and efficiencies, while also supporting all safety programs and housekeeping initiatives.

Required Skill Set & Abilities:

• Must have an excellent working knowledge of flexographic inks, photopolymer plates, sleeves & solvents

• Ability to do press setups & press checkouts I.e. minutes per sleeve, anilox, ink changes per color

• Maintain quality print appearance / workmanship as well as have working knowledge of Color Cert

• Strong problem solving skills

• Ability to lead, train others as well as being an effective communicator

• Team player, willing to learn

• Must be punctual with a keen attention to detail

• High School Diploma or equivalency, ability to read and follow instructions. English language preferred but not mandatory

Essential Functions:

• Support and contribute to all aspects of Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) programs.

• Strong working knowledge of 5S a plus

• Participate fully in maintaining good housekeeping practices

• Participate in maintenance of the equipment

• Must be able to lift 50bs

Work Environment - While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to ink fumes. The noise level in the press room environment is loud. Typical exposure to conventional inks and solvents used within the flexographic printing industry. May at time require the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), such as hearing protection, safety shoes, and safety glasses/goggles may be required.

Physical Demands - The employee is required to sit and stand. Specific vision abilities required by this job include good vision.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work - This is a full-time position. Monday through Friday or Sunday through Thursday.

Required Education - High school diploma or general educational degree (G.E.D.) desired.

Preferred Experience – Press Operator– 2 years. Manufacturing: 1 year.