at Bryce Corporation in Searcy, Arkansas, United States
Job Purpose: Performs prescribed duties and assists the Press Operator as requested in setting up and running a flexographic press printing multi-colored designs and lettering on a flexible web consisting of plastic, cellophane, paper, etc.Key Accountabilities:
+ Assists the Press Operator in set-up activities by obtaining necessary raw materials (inks, films) for impending job, checking against production order to insure accuracy, and assembling other required elements such as pans, pumps, covers, etc.
+ Assists Press Operator in loading cylinders (1-10 per job; 75-280 lbs each) into press.
+ Loads proper film onto unwind, checking for defects and maintaining accurate weight records and checking correct side to print on using base film guide.
+ Lifts unwind shafts (approx. 30-75 lbs each) as necessary to remove empty cores and load new ones.
+ Fills ink pumps, secures hoses, and transfers ink to designated printing unit.
+ Sets ink viscosities to prescribed standards using Zahn cup and timer.
+ Lifts and transports ink kits (15-75 lbs each) as necessary.
+ Maintains accurate records on inks, solvents, and related materials coming to press.
+ Maintains adequate ink and film supplies to press and replenishes unwind material as required.
+ Checks and documents ink viscosities at prescribed intervals and ensures ink volume sufficiency.
+ Assists operator in matching printed ink samples to color standards at prescribed intervals.
+ Watches web for problems during operator absence and reacts accordingly.
+ Cleans the equipment and work areas and secures materials for impending jobs as production activity allows.
+ Keeps the floor free of liquid.
+ Returns, with occasional assist from operator, ink and other materials to their designated storage areas with proper information attached.
+ Cleans ink equipment in automatic vat as required.
+ Works with the operator in a manner necessary to facilitate learning, preparing for the job of Press Operator as a mandatory promotional step and/or emergency situations.
+ Performs other duties as assigned.Education and Experience:
+ High School education or G.E.D.
+ Previous Press experience.Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
+ Ability to read and comprehend production orders.
+ Ability to analyze and solve problems.
+ Good communication and interpersonal skills.
+ Excellent organizational skills.Other:
+ Must be willing to work 12-hour night shift, weekends and holiday.If interested in this position, please submit a resume or letter of qualifications to Human Resources.