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Press Assistant in Chesapeake, VA at Multi-Color U.S.

Date Posted: 10/4/2018

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Job Description

Job Objective:

The Press Assistant is responsible for assisting the Press Operators as directed to perform press set-up, make-ready, and clean-up activities within a defined time frame. A person in this role with exceptional performance will have the opportunity over time, to learn press operating duties as well.

 

Job Duties:

  • Exhibits a safety-first attitude in all that is done, from proper PPE compliance to keeping the work environment safe and hazard-free.  
  • Comply with all company and safety policies and procedures
  • Attains and maintains all defined job objectives related to the planning and execution of all jobs and quick changes
  • Assists in the performance of all make-ready operations in preparation for changeover activities (changing from one label job to another)
  • Assists in the performance of all external clean-up activities following changeover
  • Leads clean-up activities following changeover; cleans ink pans and ancillary equipment, strips plates from cylinders, conducts wash-up, locate dies to and from press, etc.
  • May be required to work with press operator to view labels with assistance of strobe light (Warning: Strobe lights may trigger epileptic seizures in persons with photosensitive epilepsy)
  • Comply with quality assurance specifications of the customer and MCC
  • Compliance with all data integrity, food safety, and GMP standards required.
  • Responsible for following processes and procedures
  • Responsible for cleanliness of machinery and organization of the workspace
  • Participation in department meetings, process improvement events, training, and safety program as scheduled
  • Responsible for working overtime when needed and as assigned
  • Related duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Experience/Skills Required:

  • High school education or equivalent
  • Print shop experience helpful, but not required
  • Ability to assist with press set-up, run, and clean-up – ability to do all duties described plus regular requirements of safely lifting, pushing, pulling up to 50 lbs, 20+ feet in distance regularly; 75 lbs+ occasionally
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to communicate and interact well with others (verbally and written form); seen as a team player
  • Ability to read and understand a job ticket
  • Ability to read a ruler and understand measurements (able to pass a ruler test)
  • Ability correctable to 20/20 (able to pass an eye test)
  • Ability to differentiate colors (able to pass a color test)
  • Ability to input data in the computer
  • Ability to work in a team environment with a high sense of urgency for on-time completion of assigned activities
  • Self-motivated with the ability to stay focused and follow instructions
  • Ability to stand and move around press area for long periods of time (typically 8 hour, but up to 12 hour shifts)
  • Assertive and solution-focused
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Positive attitude, team player

 

We are an EOE, and Drug-Free workplace. All finalist candidates will be required to pass certain pre-employment requirements.

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