Machine Operator 2Nd And 3Rd Shift - Immediate Openings

Parallel Employment Kenosha , WI 53143

Posted 2 months ago

FLEXOGRAPHIC PRESS OPERATOR This position is responsible for creating printed casings using a flexographic printing press.

Essential Functions:

- Mounts rubber or photopolymer printing plates, plate cylinders, ink pans and sets up webbing

according to work order specifications.

- Prepares inks by mixing correct ink formula and adding cross linker, ethyl acetate or PM acetate

according to specifications for printing.

- Monitors ink impressions on substrates for defects such as halos or pinholes caused by roller

pressure or ink volume that the incumbent must adjust.

- Prepares samples for approval prior to printing customer orders.

- Produces orders by operating machine at specified speed and machine settings.

- Cleans presses between orders according to established procedures.

- Performs basic press maintenance such as belt, gear, and bearing replacement by assessment

and maintenance schedules.

- Matches colors for new jobs by identifying close pantone color; adjusting tints as necessary to

achieve customer requirements.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

- Knowledge of pigment relations and ability to match colors to effectively desired tints.

- Basic addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, and reading skills.

- Vision enabling incumbent to distinguish in-specification prints from out-of-specification prints,

both on samples and while press is operated at specified speeds.


- The ability to clearly distinguish color hues is also required.

- Ability to distinguish and match color tints accurately.

- Ability to learn and perform basic machine maintenance and repair.

Physical Requirements:

- Ability to lift 50 lbs.

- Stand for long periods of time, bending, stooping and reaching.

- Ability to work with chemical fumes wearing personal protective equipment.


Employment Benefits:

- Competitive Wages

- Paid Time Off (PTO)

- Paid Holidays

- Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Coverage

- 401K with Employer Contribution

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