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Printing Press Helper

Winston Salem, NC | Temp

Post Date: 12/05/2017 Job ID: 86944 Industry: Machine Operator
We' re hiring a Printing Press Helper for our client, a leading manufacturer of flexible packaging laminates located in Winston-Salem! The primary responsibilities of this position include supporting the operation of the press by maintaining the correct substrate raw materials at the machine and mounting them correctly, as well as providing an uninterrupted supply of liquids to the machine and maintaining viscosity. This long-term temporary opportunity is 12-hour, 3rd shift, with the working schedule of 1: 00am-7: 00am on Mondays & 7: 00pm-7: 00am Monday-Wednesday! Ideal candidates will have previous printing experience and forklift certification. If you feel you meet the requirements below and would be a good fit, apply today!

Job Duties:
- Determine amount of raw materials required to complete order, and call out materials as needed
- Operate core cutter and cut cores
- Check wind direction of each substrate roll, hang rolls on unwind, remove rolls from rewind and place on skid or in-process rack
- Prepare raw material splices and make transfers
- Pump liquids into and out of stations and check viscosity as required
- Ensure that all drums and pumps are clean, properly flushed and grounded before use
- Properly transport waste materials and dispose of properly
- Start and stop the machine, return unused substrates and liquids, set-up, clean and tear-down station pan and cylinders
- Prepare doctor blade assemblies, transport impression rolls to the shop, and assist with changing impression rolls and webbing machine
- Print production order, call out the appropriate amount of liquids and substrate, fill out raw material return sheets
- Correctly complete Process Roll Repair requests, check raw material commodity code and correctly fill out " Film ID" ticket
- Communicate status of work area to on-coming shift, and production issues to supervision
- Communicate with operator and assistant to maintain machine efficiency
- Inspect web and raw materials for defects (proper flagging of material running, and proper labeling of substrate materials)
- Pump out inks, flush pumps, tear down stations
- Make doctor blades, put holders in rack
- Center compensators, pull cylinders onto carriages, roll cylinder carriages to set-up and to press
- Pump ink into stations, put cardboard guards on stations, run start up check
- Clean impression rolls, and return all unused materials at the completion of each job
- Properly stack, label and band foil packing supplies
- Sweep the work area as needed, clean any liquid spills and mop the floor

Requirements:
- High School Diploma or equivalent
- Must have forklift certification
- Successful Completion of Reading & Math Test, IVO certification training, JSA reading, and GMP
- Ability to read a tape measure, and to read and understand material requirements on production order
- Understand how to identify the correct side of raw material
- Know how to correctly hang substrates on the machine with the correct unwind direction
- Basic mainframe and Lotus Notes computer skills
- Ability to safely operate hoists and perform daily safety check
- Basic understanding of machine web paths
- Must be able to prepare splices and successfully transfer from one roll to another

Submit your application or resume online, or in person at 1292 S. Stratford Rd. Winston-Salem, to be considered for this position!
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