Georgia Employer OFFSET PRINTING PRESS OPERATOR in Norcross, Georgia
FLEXOGRAPHIC PRESS OPERATOR JOB DESCRIPTION*1) Sets up and operates flexographic printing press to print designs or lettering on rolls of paper or board, for use in making products such as paper glassware caps, basket liners, coasters, and other miscellaneous items. Read job orders and mount rubber plates on cylinders, installs cylinder on shaft, and secures assembly in bed of press.*2) Mix and fill ink wells with prescribed inks and/or coatings.*3) Move levers to engage dye rolls, adjusting position of cylinder to print colors without overlapping or smearing previously printed area.*4) Insert shaft through core of paper rolls and secure rolls on press in feed position.*5) Splice end of rolls to trailer sheet remaining in press, using tape, and turn hand wheel to regulate roll tension and feed as directed.*6) Start press, adjusting speed, tension, and alignment of printing plate as necessary.*7) Cut sample of printed material from end of printed roll and inspect for imperfections, such as blurred or off-center impressions.*8) Clean rubber plate, cylinder, and dye fonts, using solvent, and lubricate press as needed, using grease gun.*9) Pack cases with finished product, seal and label.With the right experience and qualifications, this role could lead to a Production Manager position via employee retiring.