Flexo Press Support

Posted 5 months ago


Performs daily support for flexographic press operator

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Special projects and other duties may be assigned as needed.

  • Adhere to existing safety and quality processes
  • Perform plate mounting timely and accurately
  • Perform inspection of incoming plates
  • Clean printing plates upon completing of production
  • Maintain plate files in the established and organized structure
  • Assist Flexo Press Operator to perform routine maintenance, on schedule and according to procedure
  • Perform adjustments accurately, efficiently, and according to procedure
  • When available, monitor the printing process to maintain high finished product quality
  • Stage raw material for upcoming orders
  • Store raw material upon completion of production in established areas
  • Assist in job changeover to minimize waste and down time
  • Mix inks as necessary
  • Clean up ink/flexo stations in preparation for next orders
  • Assist Digicon HSE operators when necessary or when there is available time
  • Understand machine capabilities to achieve optimum quality, throughput, and waste minimization
  • Update real-time order data through internal information systems
  • Perform order Q.C. checks according to work instructions to ensure accuracy
  • Keep aware of deadlines and produce orders to meet commitments
  • Advise Purchasing of supplies inventory levels
  • Participate in training programs facilitated by Production Manager
  • Responsible for proper handling of all supplies associated with the flexo press support process
  • Adhere to existing work instructions/processes and contribute ideas and recommendations for continuous process improvement
  • Sweep, mop, empty trash cans, clean work surfaces and perform any applicable maintenance duties to keep the production area suitable for customer tours
  • Cross train on the Omega die cutter to serve as a back-up operator


  • Provide regular feedback on ways to improve production processes
  • Provide recommendations and feedback to management regarding operational capabilities and limitations
  • Maintain a very organized, clean, and safe work environment
  • Participate in a continuous learning environment
  • Adjust to new objectives as necessary
  • Keep up to date on industry knowledge
  • Be able to work at times under high-pressure
  • Understand the importance of customer needs for both internal and external customers
  • Be receptive to feedback
  • Be a good listener and open-minded
  • Possess a cooperative, team attitude
  • Follow procedures/work instructions well
  • Be detail oriented
  • Have strong dedication and good work ethic


  • Machine operating experience
  • Good troubleshooting skills
  • Experience maintaining equipment
  • Printing experience is a plus


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a production field
  • Minimum 1 years’ experience in a label printing operation is a plus


  • Basic understanding of Word, Excel, E-mail programs


  • Lift up to 50 pounds without aid
  • Move/handle up to 250 pounds with aid
  • Exposed to intermittent noise levels approaching 100 decibels
  • Use of harsh chemicals (isopropyl alcohol, petroleum-based imaging oil)
  • Exposure to modest amount of ozone


  • None

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