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At Novolex, we take pride in supporting our families across the globe. Our team is rich in diversity and our entrepreneurial culture encourages continuous personal growth and teamwork. Our careers include manufacturing, engineering, procurement, supply chain, finance, HR, product development, sales, marketing and an ever-expanding array of others to support our continuing rapid growth.

 

 

Job Title:

Production Press Machine Operator

 

Position Summary:

Sets up and operates flexographic press to print designs or lettering on rolls of flexible paper, and nonabsorbent stock by performing the following duties.  

 

Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Reads job order and mounts specified rubber plate and printing dies on cylinder, installs cylinder on shaft, and secures assembly    in bed of press.
  • Observes all policies GMP, OSHA, and company and customer regulations
  • Moves levers to engage dye rolls, adjusting position of cylinder to print two or more colors without overlapping or smearing previously printed area
  • Inserts shaft through core of paper or plastic roll and secures roll on press in feed position
  • Splices end of roll to trailer sheet remaining in press and regulates roll tension and feed as directed
  • Starts press adjusting speed tension, and alignment of printing plate as necessary.
  • Cuts sample of printed material from end of printed roll and inspects for imperfections, such as blurred of offcenter impressions.
  • Cleans rubber plate, cylinder, and dye fonts and lubricates press as needed.
  • Mixes inks or dyes to produce desired colors.
  • Assist other team members as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or needed. 

 

Candidate Requirements:

  • A High School Diploma or GED is required.
  • One-three years related experience
  • Press experience in a printing environment (offset, graver, flexo, screen, etc.)
  • Eligible to work in the United States
  • Successful completion of pre-employment background and drug screen.
  • Satisfactorily completes training courses as determined by management.
  • Ability perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation.
  • Minimum of six months experience in a manufacturing environment; preferably with a high-speed process.
  • Commitment to an accident-free and drug-free workplace.
  • Quality-conscious, oriented to excellence.
  • Strong work ethic evidenced by enthusiasm, positive attitude, and high energy level. 
  • Well-developed problem-solving skills; creative, out-of-the-box thinker.
  • Record of dependability & reliability. 
  • Willingness to work overtime as needed. 
  • Comply with established plant rules and procedures that promote compliance with customer service-related activities, including, but not limited to:
    • Following run-order specifications for each product
    • Following all Good Manufacturing Practices in compliance with all Food Safety Requirements
  • Actively engage in value-added activities that enhance our products and processes

 

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to walk, climb, squat & stoop; reach with hands and arms; and use hands and fingers to feel, handle, push/pull levers & buttons, and operate various tools.  

 

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

 

Requirements include, but are not limited to (all times are approximate):

  • Standing (Constantly – 7 hours)
  • Walking (3 hours)
  • Lifting (Constantly 1-50 pounds)   
  • Carrying (4-6 hours, 1-50 pounds)
  • Pushing (2-4 hours)
  • Pulling, Twisting, Climbing (2-4 hours)
  • Reaching, Repetitive Motions (2-4 hours)

 

Following GMP in compliance with all food safety requirements.

Novolex does not publicly post salary information on job boards.

Novolex™ is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices, including but not limited to, selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, handicap or disability, genetics, citizenship status, service member or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. Any individual, who because of his or her disability, needs an accommodation in connection with an aspect of the Company’s application process should contact Jamie Wells at hrcompliance@novolex.com.

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