Print Operator


  • Reads and understands job jacket to ensure production is run according to specification.
  • Performs machine make-ready to set it up to run proper production.
  • Performs quality checks according to established procedures to ensure all Quality Standards (Color matches and Registration) are being met.
  • Makes necessary adjustments to Press and other elements of the process as needed.
  • Records and maintains data related to downtime, including amount of time, reason for downtime, and actions to correct problem.
  • Enters daily production data on PC located at Press and adjustments to press that are controlled by computer.
  • Performs machine trouble shooting and makes adjustments to correct quality or efficiency problems related to machine set up or mechanical defect.
  • Keeps all waste and scrap within company guidelines.
  • Fills out all pre-make ready and approval sheets.
  • Assist in training of new employees and directing the daily duties of subordinates.
  • Ensures correct inks are in place and are changed out when necessary.
  • Stages rolls of paper at the back of the press using air activated roll pusher, manually pushing rolls into final position.
  • Assist in removal of W.I.P pallets from press.
  • Performs other related duties to contribute to the success of the operation as assigned by supervision.


  •  Basic understanding of Machinery (Hydraulics and Pneumatics). Ability to use hand tools to remove, install, and adjust parts of machine.
  • Ability to perform simple calculations (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division) and applies good mathematical reasoning.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively with little to no supervision.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to be detail oriented.
  • Participates in routine BBS/PBS activates as required.
  • Positive work attitude and willingness to cooperate.
  • Required to stand to perform all duties of the job.
  • Pushing/moving of raw material and equipment required. Weight range will be from 100 to 2000 lbs.  
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.

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