Press Operator

Novolex Holdings, Inc. - Fort Madison, IA3.2

Full-time
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Position Summary:
Sets up and operates flexographic press to print designs or lettering on rolls of flexible paper, and nonabsorbent stock by performing the following duties.

Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:
Reads job order and mounts specified plate sleeve and printing dies on cylinder, installs cylinder in press and secures assembly in bed of press.
Observes all policies GMP, OSHA, and company and customer regulations
Adjusting position of cylinder to print two or more colors without overlapping or smearing previously printed area
Inserts shaft through core of paper or plastic roll and secures roll on press in feed position
Splices end of roll to trailer sheet remaining in press and regulates roll tension and feed as directed
Starts press adjusting speed tension, and alignment of printing plate as necessary.
Cuts sample of printed material from end of printed roll and inspects for imperfections, such as blurred of off-center impressions.
Cleans plate and cylinder, lubricates press as needed.
Mixes inks or dyes to produce desired colors.

Candidate Requirements:
H.S. diploma or general education degree (GED); plus one to three years related experience.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to read, write, and speak the English language effectively.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
Following GMP in compliance with all food safety requirements.

Novolex does not publically post salary information on job boards.

Novolex™ is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices, including but not limited to, selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, handicap or disability, genetics, citizenship status, service member or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. Any individual, who because of his or her disability, needs an accommodation in connection with an aspect of the Company’s application process should contact Jamie Wells at 800-845-6051.