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Title:  1st Press Operator (Single Sheet Fed Press) - $33.24 - $37.77 ** $2,000 BONUS!

Requisition ID:  16048-159
Location: 

Elk Grove Village, IL, US, 60007

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

Job Title:

First Pressman

Location:

Elk Grove Village, Illinois

Department:

Printing

Job Code:

 

Reports to:

Printing Manager

Level/Grade

 

Type of position:

X    Full-time

  Part-time

 

FLSA:

     Salaried - Exempt

  Salaried -  Nonexempt

   Hourly

POSITION PURPOSE

  • The person who occupies this position is responsible for running printing presses as efficiently and safely as possible. Pressman is also responsible for overall quality of sheets printed.
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    JOB FUNCTIONS

    The following is a list of specific duties which are considered the essential functions of this job.  The list is not exhaustive, as all positions at the company are dynamic.  The employee who occupies this position is expected to assume any/all duties assigned by management irrespective of whether such duties are specifically included in this list.

    1. Responsible for overall quality of printed sheets. Pressman selects random sheets from each load and checks that they have appropriate color, register, type and are void of unnecessary markings.
    2. When problems are encountered, pressman is to determine cause and adjust press to correct error.
    3. Pressman responsible for removing full pallets from press with handtruck and placing a new pallet on press.
    4. Must maintain written records of production and quality. Records include production time, amount produced, time wasted on corrections and waiting for materials and amount of defective materials. Records of color quality are also recorded and graphed.
    5. Responsible for performing duties of second pressman or feeder when needed in order to keep press running.
    6. Responsible for press make-ready (adjust press to accommodate for new printing job to be done). (Refer to manual on quick change over procedure). 
    7. Must assist second pressman and feeder with monthly cleaning of press. Press is thoroughly cleaned, oiled and greased. Rollers are changed if necessary.

     

    JOB SPECIFICATIONS

  • Physical and visual activities that are commonly associated* with the performance of the functions of this job:
    • Standing, walking, lifting (up to 40 lbs. without assistance and up to 100 lbs. with assistance), carrying (same as lifting), pushing (empty pallets onto press), pulling (loaded pallets from press delivery), stooping, bending, reaching, handling (pulling samples from press(, talking and hearing (communicating with other press members), visual acuity (far and near), color vision.
  • Physical demands commonly associated* with the performance of the functions of this job:
  • Function 3 requires ability to pull full pallet weighing between 1500 and 2000 pounds with handtruck.
  • Function 3 also requires ability to lift empty pallets (weighing 25-40 pounds) from stack of pallets (typ.5 ft. high) and placing at end of press.
  • Pressman’s vision must be acute at distances of up to 40 ft. in order to communicate with feeder and second pressman.
  • Pressman’s vision must be acute at short distances (20 inches or less) in order to inspect for quality of printing sheets. Color vision is required to detect variances in color of product.
  • Function 7 requires lifting of rollers weighing up to 100 lbs. Lifting is to be assisted by pressman or feeder when needed.
  • Press make ready duties requires physical ability to lift and carry ink buckets (up to 35 pounds). Buckets are carried up stairs (3 ft.) and lifted approximately4 ft. high.
  • Inside Conditions (climate controlled in printing area), noise (from printing presses), vibration, odors, dust.
  • Must be able to speak, read and write English. Must have basic math skills. Mechanical aptitude is preferred. Needs working knowledge of printing press.
  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Must have Feeder/Operator and Second Pressman experience.
  • Machines, Tools, Equipment, Software:
    • Printing press, CPC (Color Printer Control) (for Heidelberg presses), various wrenches and other related tools.
  • Must be flexible: Able to work other shifts, overtime and Saturdays when needed.
  • * “Commonly associated” is not intended to mean always or only. There may be different experiences that suggest other ways or circumstances where reasonable changes or accommodations are appropriate.

    DISCLAIMER

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this job. This job description is not an employment contract, implied or otherwise.  The employment relationship remains at-will.

    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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    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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