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Press Operator
Ref No.: 18-35719
Location: Tampa, Florida
Position Type:Right to Hire
Pay Rate : $ 15.00 - 16.00 /Hour
Skill Type
Skill Type:Light Industrial
Press Operator (3rd Shift)
11pm – 7am Monday – Friday
$15.00 - $16.00 /hour

The Press Operator will setup, operate, monitor and maintain a Flexographic printing press. The position is responsible for reviewing work orders for special instructions, ensuring that quality standards and production deadlines are met.
Responsibilities Include:
  • Prepare and operate printing press equipment, in compliance with job specifications and in accordance with company quality standards and procedures.
  • Performs daily/weekly/monthly maintenance on equipment to ensure optimum output.
  • Prepare inks for proper color and consistency.
  • Check paper for type, size, color and quantity.
  • Check plates for correct format
  • Visually inspect forms throughout run for quality
  • Coordinate with Production Team to produce and prioritize jobs, and when necessary reorganize to meet deadline changes and updates.
  • Maintain knowledge of safety requirements of job and equipment.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Ability to set adjustable mechanism to required tolerances
  • Good mathematical skills and attentive to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Able to apply written instructions to machine set-up and maintenance.
  • Thorough knowledge of problem solving on machines.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Vocational/technical degree
  • Previous printing experience
  • Strong mechanical and technical skills
  • 3+ years of flexo label converting