Press Digital Press Operator
Mason, OH, USA
Friday, May 7, 2021
Position Objective: The Digital Press Operator role is responsible for the set up and operation of multi-color digital printing presses in accordance with the printing specifications and customer requirements/expectations.
Role and Responsibilities:
Performing routine printing procedures according to specifications, most of which require specific skills and aptitudes.
Reviews orders and verifies appropriate stocks and laser die lines are utilized as specified.
Pulls specifications, verifies colors, ripped artwork revision, die line, stock, and special instructions.
Performs line clearance by following digital line clearance SOP.
Sets up machine; installs inks, correct stock, die line, and print alignment.
Match or detect differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness.
Completes all start-up checks, verifies scan ability of bar code, and obtains start approval.
Loads the specified type of paper and feeds the paper through the press cylinders.
Closes out job by verifying end to start approval and completing necessary paperwork.
Performs technical adjustments and maintenance of the digital press.
Adheres to procedures performing quality inspections, visual discrimination, print quality analysis and judgment.
Adheres to procedures and operates machine to achieve throughput and waste goals.
Recognizes when routine adjustments are necessary, catching errors at the earliest possible stage to minimize production reworks.
Troubleshoots machine when it is not performing to standards.
Performs in a work cell environment, performing finishing operations as necessary.
Follows 6S guidelines assigned to work area and surrounding areas - this will be a clean room environment.
Required to work 12 hour shifts; required to work weekends as scheduled on a regular or as-needed basis.
Duties may be changed or additional duties assigned. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above 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.
Qualifications and Education Requirements:
A high school diploma or general education degree (G.E.D.) or equivalent.
Courses in Graphics, Print Production or Operations are beneficial.
Courses in Chemistry, Electronics, Color Theory, and Physics are helpful, but not integral.
Requires a minimum 2 years of relevant experience in a manufacturing environment.
HP Digital Press Experience
Background and experience in conventional offset press operation, color printing and preferably digital press color printing.
Basic personal computer skills including electronic mail and word processing.
Understanding the basic process of prepress.
Experience in operating mechanical/electromechanical equipment.
Graphic Design and Color theory experience.
Basic math skills to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
Able to deal with problems involving several concrete variables.
Read and comprehend measurements on a ruler.
Solid verbal and written communications skills with strong ability to follow written or verbal instructions
Read and comprehend documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedures, and work instructions.
Pass color vision and color hue tests.
Maintain good attendance.
Willing to work overtime as needed.
Willingness to be a cross-functional employee that can work with multiple teams within the organization to achieve success
Capable of devising multiple alternative solutions based on limited assumptions and information
While performing the duties of this job the employee is required to:
*Wear hearing, foot, eye and/or other
personal protective equipment while in a manufacturing setting
*Continually stand for prolonged
periods; frequently stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, climb and balance; moderate
to frequent walking
*Routinely use hands and fingers to
handle, feel, grasp, and manipulate items; use hands and arms to reach for
items in and around the press area; occasionally stoop or kneel while
*Frequently lift and/or move objects up
to 50 pounds
*Regularly push or pull objects up to
*Specific vision abilities include -
close, distance, and peripheral vision, depth perception, ability to
distinguish color variations, and ability to adjust focus
*Medium to loud noise environment
*Work flexible/varying schedules and
hours as needed
* Work overtime as required by workload and customer mandated deadlines
Mason, OH, USA
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