Reporting to the Printing Supervisor your primary responsibility is to set up and operate flexographic printing presses in accordance with the specifications and quality requirements of the docket in the most cost effective way possible.
Set-up the printing press to produce printed film in accordance with the specifications and quality requirements of the docket
Direct all staff to operate the press in the most efficient way achieving the stated machine production rates and daily production targets
Ensure scrap rates on all dockets are maintained below 2%
Follow all Food Safety, product quality and Health and Safety Guidelines as laid out in the Departmental Summary
Perform all work activity in a safe manner
Assist with all other work that needs to be completed
Manages all print related orders
Maintains consistent print (ie : viscosity, register) through out order
Files and cleans printing plates after use
Maintains a safe and clean work area around presses
Organizes film, print cylinders and prepares press for up coming orders to minimize downtime
Ensures inks, alcohol and solvents are readily available for shift
Maintains presses (ie : lubricating, adjusting parts)
Instructs Press Helper to assist Pressman with all other tasks, such as : pan cleaning, annilox roller changes, inker (rubber) roller change, cylinder removal, cylinder installation, re-stocking all excess inks in the ink room
Fills out check sheets to assure print quality is maintained
Dispenses ink as needed
Places unused ink kits in holding area for ink quality check
Must haves :
Trade Diploma or Certification
Strong Mechanical aptitude
Shift work, flexible
Physically able to perform all aspects of the job; be on your feet entire shift, bending, reaching, walking, lifting up to 50lbs
Excellent English communication skills, reading, writing and speaking, grade 12 or equivalent
Ability to follow directions, written or spoken
Computer and organizational skills.
Must be able to work independently or in team.
Must have good vision acuity; cannot be colour blind
Desire to learn
Strong teamwork ethic
Positive, can-do attitude
Manufacturing and production plant
Breaks are 2 X 10 min paid breaks and 1 X 30 min unpaid. Breaks to be determined by Supervisor
In house print shop
All candidates must be able to communicate effectively in English and be available for an in-person interview during normal working hours.
All candidates must be able to perform this physically demanding role and be available for shift work. All candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada for any employer.