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Lead Machine Operator

Sheboygan, WI 53081

Posted: 05/09/2024 Employment Type¬Ć: Permanent Industry: Machine Operator Job Number: AS306734327

Job Description

Qualified Staffing is seeking a 3rd shift Offset Pressman Lead! This is an exciting direct hire opportunity working Sunday - Thursday 10pm - 6am. To qualify for this position, must have cardboard machine printing experience!

Starting wage is $27 - $29/hour with bi-yearly raises for the first two years of employment and yearly raises thereafter!

Job Duties: 
  • Troubleshoot and assist feeder operator 
  • Issue job stack
  • Prepare loads 
  • Assist with hanging plates, mixing ink, keeping ink supplied in fountains, and replacing blankets 
  • Train crew to operate presses, watch for imperfections, smashed blankets, scratches, and keeping the overall work area/press clean and safe for others 

Essential duties and responsibilities: 
  • Follow instructions given by supervisor 
  • Work with minimum amount of supervision and perform duties assigned to the position 
  • Maintain production standards. Must maintain familiarity with all aspects of the necessary procedures in the Quality Control Program 
  • Must be able to register, achieve color standards, and troubleshoot press problems 
  • Understand how the other departments interact 
  • Order inks and other printing supplies 
  • Must have knowledge of printing supplies
  • Organization of press crews and floor procedures for scheduling presses 
  • Troubleshooting ability for press related problems 
  • Scheduling with print department supervisor 
  • Communicate with other departments 
  • Prior to the start of production, a factory ticket is received by the lead pressman. It is the responsibility of the lead pressman to verify all of the information that is listed on the factory ticket. Verify load tickets, sheet size, substrate, and caliper. Lead pressman is responsible for proper ink colors to be used and the proper sequence in which the plates are to be hung on the press. Prior to the production run, copy and color oks must be made which is done by the print department supervisor.
  • Mentor offset assistant and feeder pressmen
  • Must be able to operate power industrial vehicles

To perform this job successfully, an inpidual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and /or ability required. To qualify for this position of Offset Pressman Lead, completion of this State Journeyman program is mandatory. If you are have experience with printing presses, we want to hear from you! Apply today!

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