PRINT NW is currently seeking a Journeyman Die Cut Operator to join our Bindery Team.
The Die Cut Operator is responsible for safely running the Die Cut machines including machine operation, setup, scheduled preventative and minor machine maintenance/repair, product quality, housekeeping, sanitation, and documentation.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Run equipment at established rates, continuously monitor machine performance, clear jams, perform quick change at the feeder, and document any variables that may cause machine slowdown
Maintain production schedule to meet cost, quality and customer service goals
Complete required tooling setups in accordance with best practices established by the department and resolve tooling issues during production run
Perform equipment/machine operation inspections including examining the die for defects
Troubleshoot machine faults on the die cut machine control panel to make machine specific adjustments, clear jams, and return machines to production ready running condition
Assist in both preventative and machine specific scheduled maintenance tasks on the Die Cut machine.
Inspect product quality as individual loads are ejected from the machine and make necessary modifications at the die to correct any quality issues caused by the die cutting process; ensure bad product is removed; and notify the Supervisor and the Quality Department of any quality issues
Perform daily housekeeping activities and lead and perform full machine sanitation as scheduled.
Train the other Die Cutter Operators as required
Comply with all company policies and procedures.
Responsible for ensuring, where applicable, the product safety, quality, regulatory compliance and legality of all products produced and sold
Required Skills and Education:
Education: High School, Technical School
Experience: 2 years' experience operating and performing preventative and minor maintenance on a platen die cutter or equivalent equipment
Certifications/ Licenses: Must successfully complete fork-lift certification requirements
Other Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Operate manual hand jack and electric pallet jack.
Knowledge of the use hand tools and the ability to use hand tools.
Knowledge of product layout and product specifications.
Knowledge of machine operation, mechanical systems, and electronic machine controls.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, understand, and comprehend Safety Rules; operating and maintenance instructions; quality procedures/quality check lists; and production data log.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Basic mathematics (i.e. counting and basic calculations to add, subtract, multiply, and divide). Ability to use and read a tape measure. Ability to perform calculations for measuring and calculating amounts
WHO WE ARE: PRINT NW is one of the largest commercial printers in Washington State. Our growth is due to industry diversification, a terrific workforce, forward thinking technology investments, and a blend of employee experience and energy. We focus on adapting and listening to our client's needs. We are adamant about employing competitive market strategies and improving manufacturing function and form. We are constantly developing new products and services to meet customer-changing needs.
Print NW provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Print NW complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Upon job offer all Print NW employees complete a drug screen and criminal background check. Print NW is required to participate in the federal government's E-Verify program and confirms employment eligibility upon commencement of employment.