Flexo Pressman (Narrow)

Flexo Pressman (Narrow)
September 18, 2023
Base Pay

New York

Job Description

The Flexo Press Operator is responsible for operating the wide web flexographic printing presses to produce packaging products according to customer specifications. This includes performing make-ready, maintaining press efficiency, managing press performance, and troubleshooting any issues that may arise.

  • Perform make-ready and operate wide web flexographic printing press efficiently.
  • Install the proper inks in the correct press units and maintains their levels during the press run.
  • Maintain high efficiency according to established rates during operation of the assigned press.
  • Manage all aspects of press performance including productivity, quality, and maintenance as directed and scheduled.
  • Supports, understands, and adheres to LEAN Principles and Rules by identifying, evaluating, and resolving problems.
  • Communicate to Flexo Manager immediately of any material shortages, defective material/components, mechanical issues, excess spoilage, or incomplete job information.
  • Determine the best manufacturing method to produce product efficiently and effectively.
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Solid understanding of printing color theory
  • In-lane plate cutting processes, rotary cutting and the production of paperboard folding cartons
  • Ability to work on own or as part of a team
  • Must have a minimum of 4-5 years of experience operating wide web flexographic printing presses.
  • Solid understanding of printing color theory, high quality process printing experience, color mixing and matching. 
  • Set up and run of 18” and less narrow web, but not limited to, Nilpeter, Mark Andy, Webtron, or Comco flexo presses.
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