Operate flexo plate processing equipment to produce digital and conventional photopolymer plates used in flexographic printing.
Primary Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
Review job ticket instructions to determine requirements of job production.
Inspection of films, opaque if necessary in preparation of conventional plate making.
Film filing, organization of re-run films.
Inspection of digital files in preparation for plate making.
Review job proofs to digital files to insure quality control.
Digital job folder organization.
Operation of the following types of equipment: washout units, exposure units, light finishing units, video drill, computer to
plate devices, chemical-recycling units.
Finishing of plates per customer specs.
Pre-Packaging of plates for shipment, wrapping in foam, kraft paper, organizing proofs to ship with plates, etc.
Operate forklift if necessary.
Perform preventive maintenance on equipment when necessary.
QC all work performed following the department SOP's. Check off, sign, and date checklists.
Participate in the quality process by following SOP's and giving feedback for possible improvement ideas to Department Heads. Seek feedback for jobs on the list that you had involvement with.
Make sure all time and materials are properly charged to the jobs.
When handing off jobs to co-workers/next shift, clearly communicate any information for them to complete the job.
Perform end of shift housekeeping.
Participate in daily housekeeping of department.
Participate in weekend "on call" rotation.
Participate in monthly department meetings.
Work overtime when necessary.
General Location Requirements:
Comply with all SGS standards, applicable regulations and departmental Standard Operating Procedures.
Comply with SGS EH&S policies and procedures to maintain a safe work environment.
Trade school certificate in Graphic Arts/Printing or equivalent experience.
Preferably 3 years experience working in a Flexo Plate Department.
Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 65 lbs. regularly.
Certified in operating a forklift.
This position would work 2nd shift (2pm-10:30pm with a half-hour unpaid meal break Monday through Friday).