Job title: Press Assistant
BG/BU: AFAlFNA, Amcor Flexibles Americas/Flexibles North America
Location: Hagerstown, MD
Reports to (Title): Shift Supervisor
Press Assistant will assist the press operator in the set up and running of press in order to produce quality production in a safe and timely manner for lamination, and finishing departments.
Their main focuses will be the safety of themselves and their co-workers and helping to produce quality product in a timely manner. They will also learn the operation of press and learn and apply all safety, quality and production procedures. They will work with co-workers in and out of their department to improve safety, quality and production at the facility.
Support Operations in the Press Department
Part of the AF-Hagerstown Operations Team
No direct reports
To be aware of, adhere to and help to improve all safety standards and procedures at AF- Hagerstown
To be aware of, adhere to and help to improve all quality standards and procedures at AF- Hagerstown
To be aware of, adhere to and help to improve all production standards and procedures at AF-Hagerstown
Possess good verbal and written communication skills
Learn and apply understanding of current operating standards and practices. Willingly learns and applies new standards and practices
Willing to learn and apply new skills
Able to understand and make accurate measurements. Has a basic, high school-level math skill.
Able to read, comprehend and follow verbal or written instructions in English
Has basic computer skills
Understands and completes all paperwork related to operations
Labels and palletizes finished rolls
Will acquire and stock all necessary operating supplies and materials for the Finishing equipment
Will assist Press Operator with set ups, paperwork and operation of equipment
Will train under Finishing operator, Team Lead and Supervisor to learn safe, efficient operation of Finishing equipment and safety, quality and operation processes
Will learn and apply knowledge of Quality standards and procedures. Will learn to identify quality defects
Will learn and apply knowledge of Work Order specifications
Assists with the take down and set up of jobs
Cleans plates and cylinders, washes up decks, and sumps, cleaning of anilox rollers
Refills and maintains ink supply, and testing ink viscosity
Responsible for all press material at machine, film, inks, and plates
Completes tasks and helps produce quality product in a timely manner
Participates in Continuous Improvement initiatives
Works with co-workers and management in a positive and constructive manner
4.Major challenges & complexities
Managing time and effort to safely meet the demands for quality product
Working with co-workers in their own and other departments to make our company successful
AF-H Press Team
AFA Management Team
Other Amcor Facilities
6.1 Formal Qualifications and Experience
Knowledge and Experience
Education and Certifications
Job Specific skills and abilities
Basic computer skills
Must be able to flex hours in order to support multi-shift operation
Ability to stay on task and follow instruction
Basic measurement, math, communication, reading and writing skills
Ability to understand and apply all Amcor safety, quality and production standards
Ability to stand, walk, and lift continuously for up to 12 hours
Ability to repeatedly lift up to 40 Ibs without assistance
Ability and willingness to drive forklift
Must prioritize safety, above all else
Amcor (ASX: AMC; www.amcor.com) is a global leader in developing and producing high-quality, responsible packaging for a variety of food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical-device, home- and personal-care and other products. Amcor works with leading companies around the world to protect their products and the people who rely on them, differentiate brands, and improve supply chains, through a broad range of flexible packaging, containers, cartons, closures and services. The company's 35,000 people generate more than US$9billion in sales from operations that span 200-plus locations in more than 40 countries.
With 16 plants in the Americas operating in 6 countries, Amcor Flexibles Americas (AFA), a business group of Amcor, is a market leader and the world's largest supplier of flexible packaging. We deliver innovative packaging solutions and provide enhanced quality products for the medical, pharma, personal care, and food markets. Its award winning approach towards sustainability makes Amcor the preferred partner for customers looking for responsible packaging solutions. For more information visit www.amcor.com.
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