Printer Press Operator

at LSI Wallcoverings

New Albany, IN

Posted on May. 10, 2017

Full Time

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SUMMARY:
The Press Operator is the on-line leader of a small production crew responsible for the efficient manufacture of quality wallcovering product. This position consists of performing all duties associated with operating a vinyl base film printer and laminator to include setting up or directing the setup of materials, machine adjustments, operator preventative maintenance and quality control. The position also includes maintaining accurate records and color verification duties to insure matching to standard and special colors.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Adhere to all safety policies, including compliance with PPE for all employees on the press.
Insure safe handling and storage of cylinders.
Maintain safety in the work area and in all physical practices.
Maintain cleanliness and housekeeping in the work area.

Adhere to all quality procedures and requirements directed by the quality department.
Be purposeful and diligent in the minimization of production waste.
Eliminate (not produce) non-conforming product aka defects.
Ensure accurate completion of all quality documents and records.
Report any non-conformance to quality lead, production lead, or supervisor.
Proficient in troubleshooting, identifying, and adjusting press operation to correct errors and produce acceptable, conforming product.

Perform an operation check on equipment and report any deficiencies to supervisor.
Operate all equipment associated with printing, laminating, and ink mixing operations.
Operate all material handling equipment associated with the operation of the printer.
Perform operator preventative maintenance, including routine scheduled and non-scheduled press cleaning, to ensure proper operation.
Change cylinders as necessary to support the quality production needs for a given press.
Accurately interpret production and quality documents, including SOP's, production requirements, schedules, job folders, etc.
Verify all materials for the upcoming job(s) are properly staged prior to end of current job.
Accurately complete production reports, logs, and material tags
Assist in color match to master color, including sample books or special samples.
Assist the color department in maintaining the Master File on all printing colors.

Successfully trained and able to perform all duties associated with Machine Assist Position
Successfully trained and able to perform all duties associated with Inspector Position


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Education equivalent to graduation from an accredited four year high school.
Must be capable of performing simple mathematical calculations.
Must be able to understand and implement oral and written instructions.
Must be capable of maintaining accurate written records.
Must possess the physical means to perform all duties assigned in a safe and efficient manner.
Must have good eyesight and be capable of detecting differences in colors and textures.
Must have demonstrated an above average mechanical aptitude.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are the representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear. Must be able to lift up to 60 lbs unassisted and up to 120 lbs assisted by another person.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

**The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change. The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

Enjoy paid vacation, competitive benefits and opportunities for promotion.

LSI Wallcovering does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, veteran status, pregnancy, religion, disability genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

LSI Wallcovering does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, veteran status, pregnancy, religion, disability genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

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