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Title:  Printing Press Operator

Requisition ID:  12123-159
Location: 

Charlotte, NC, US, 28134

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

PRINTING PRESS OPERATOR JOB SUMMARY:   To lead the press crew in the everyday operation of the press, to ensure that we get make-readies and runs in the most efficient manner possible to achieve top quality production. They understand and align business operations and the Department as he/she executes their role to exceed customer expectations and align with GPI business, cultural, financial and operational objectives.

 

Primary Responsibilities are, but not limited to the following:

  • Train new crew members
  • Make sure production order is checked for quality
  • Check internal register
  • Maintain and check color using densitometer
  • Side guide and sheet checked for register jump
  • Make sure die numbers, copy, and code numbers are checked
  • Ensure SAP / PEAK recordkeeping
  • Make sure all materials from previous job are removed before beginning new run
  • Notify supervisor of any problems with press, ink, board, plates, or personnel.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have excellent attendance, be able to work independently and be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

1-2 years printing press operator experience

1-2 years manufacturing experience

COLOR MANAGEMENT

Must be able to identify color

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

RCRA TRAINING:

Must complete RCRA Training to be able to properly handle any hazardous waste made within the printing process.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

 

WORK SCHEDULE:

Employees are required to work 8-hour (M-F) or 12-hour (2-2-3) schedules including weekends.

Occasional overtime is required.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to move in a pushing and pulling motion when helping change loads; frequently required to climb on and off the press platform; continuously required to work above ground on top of the press; frequently required to bend, crouch, stoop, kneel, and twist while washing blankets, and checking wheels; required to crawl when setting wheels; occasionally required to reach when replacing wheels; and frequently required to use eye, hand and foot coordination  when making load change.  Hand coordination is required of both hands for simple grasping.

           

            The employee must not be colorblind.

 

The employee is frequently required to lift under 10 pounds and between 50 to 75 pounds.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable

accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

                                 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts.  The employee is regularly exposed to dust, fumes, vibration, toxic conditions, powder spray, heat, cold, and potential work hazards from the dryers.

 

            The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

 

Personal Protective Equipment (hearing protection, safety glasses, safety shoes, hairnet) is required.  Other PPE may be required for specific tasks.


Required Experience






At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child's cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! We're one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world's most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference.

With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry's best to reward the talented people who make our company successful.

If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we'd love to hear from you. Learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.


Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster.


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