Press Operator

MERCED, CA 95341

Job ID: 6619 Industry: Press Operator Pay Rate: 14.00

Press Operator
Merced, CA
Salary: 14.00

Hire Up Staffing Services is seeking an experienced Ink Technician for our client in Merced, CA.  

Summary:  Sets up and operates flexographic printing press to print designs or lettering on rolls of flexible plastic film, paper, and nonabsorbent stock by performing the following duties.

•     2 years’ experience in working with flexographic printing presses. Good math skills, time management, verbal and written communication. Ability to work all shifts and overtime.  
•     Install all necessary tooling in press and checks for quality
•     Install all necessary anilox rolls for assigned job. Installs plate cylinder on shaft and secures assembly in bed of press.
•     Fills ink pans with prescribed inks and or varnishes. 
•     Adjust print head to proper printing impression, adjust position of cylinder to print two or more colors in register.
•     Thoroughly inspect print samples for imperfections.
•     Clean printing plate, cylinder, and ink fountains when needed and lubricates press as needed
•     Tone inks at press to produce desired colors.
•     Troubleshoot press problems as required and ensures quality run within allotted time schedule 
•     Support food safety initiatives such as IFS, GMP, HACCP and Food Defense.

Other requirements are:  Ability to lift 50 lbs.   Bending, squatting, walking, and standing all day.  Ability to wear Personal Protection Equipment in a noisy and fast pace environment.   Working with a variety of chemicals including UV light curing system.

If you feel you are qualified for this position, please submit resume to Sheri Bazan at
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