Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.
What a Great Opportunity!
We are currently recruiting for Press Operator Trainee to join the production team at our Lake Oswego, Oregon facility. This is an entry level position where the right candidate will have a path to becoming a trained Flexo Press Operator! The Press Trainee will assist in set up and operation of the printing press to producing labels on paper, plastic, foil, and film materials using UV and water-based inks on 7" to 17" presses with up to 10 color stations.
This position offers onsite training and the opportunity to learn a valuable skilled trade in the printing industry. Employees will have unlimited growth potential and the chance to continuously advance your career.
Read job order, load dies into press, install print cylinder on shaft, and install print cylinder in press
Fill ink pans, screens, and pumps with prescribed inks
Splice end of roll to stock remaining on press, adjusts tension, and feed as directed
Start press, adjusting speed and alignment of stock to the print cylinder as necessary
Engage print cylinders; adjust printing impression, and place print cylinders lead-to-lead
Cut sample of approval strip from printed roll, inspect for imperfections such as print to print out of register, print to die out of register, missing impression, ink starvation or color adjustments
Clean plates and print cylinders and dies
Continuously monitor the web and video camera screen to ensure excellent print quality to include register, color consistency, and print cleanliness
Assists in the performance of daily, weekly, and monthly maintenance
Mix inks to produce and maintain desired colors and viscosity
We offer comprehensive and competitive medical, dental and vision health insurance
Excellent 401(k) plan with generous company contribution
Eight paid holidays a year in addition to paid time off that increases with tenure
Short term & long term disability along with company paid life insurance
We pride ourselves in investing in our employees by offering onsite training and the ability to have unlimited growth potential within our organization
We believe in rewarding our employees with performance based salary increases