San Luis Obispo Press Operator- Flexo   IN   San Luis Obispo, CA   AT   Multi-Color U.S.

Date Posted: 6/18/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Multi-Color is one of the largest and most awarded label companies in the world, servicing segments such as Home & Personal Care, Food & Beverage, Wine & Spirits and Consumer Durables. A true global leader, our state-of-the-art facilities operate in over 26 countries.  

Our 10,000+ employees are guided by our core values: Integrity, Passion, Creativity, Perseverance and Achievement. These values constantly guide our interactions and decision making at Multi-Color!

Join us today! 

Title:                         Press Operator- Flexo


Department:                Production Flexo


Reports to:                  Production Manager


Classification:             Hourly and Full Time


Location:                     San Luis Obispo, CA


Position Objective

The Press Operator role is responsible for operating ARSOMA press equipment and the set up and operation of single and multi-color printing presses in accordance with the printing specifications and customer requirements/ expectations. 

Essential Functions

  • Ensures that product is printed according to specifications.
  • Reviews job ticket and verify stock, inks, and dies are available and used as specified.
  • Performs line clearance, FASO, and Plant Test Method quality checks/tests as required in approved SOP documents or work instructions per size of production run.
  • Confirms all materials needed in order to produce product has been kitted properly, mounted properly, and is present.
  • Sets up machine; installs Anilox, inks, varnish, correct material roll stock(s), die, and plates. Waste Matrix is removed as directed by product requirements.
  • Sets impressions and registers print-to-print and print-to-die. Uses camera inspection equipment when present or as required.
  • Sets up materials as identified/required in item specifications or work instructions.             
  • Data enter all production data into Vision system (Examples: roll stock information, time information, “good” footage, etc. as required by Production Management.
  • Adjusts the press to the paper size and feeds the paper through the press cylinders.
  • Completes in-process inspections as required by size of production run per work instructions and/or quality control plan.  Sample retains are pulled and identified via trace labels based on size of production order.
  • Completes all checklist forms to record production job information.
  • Performs TPM/preventive maintenance to press as planned.
  • Follows 6S guidelines assigned to work area and surrounding areas. 



  • Requires a minimum 2 years of relevant experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Requires a minimum 2 years of relevant experience in press operation in a manufacturing environment. Knowledge of Flexographic presses a plus.
  • Basic personal computer skills including electronic mail and word processing.

  • Meet and/or pass the minimum requirement on a mechanical test.
  • Set up, operate, and perform preventative maintenance on press.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Read and comprehend measurements on a ruler.
  • Solid verbal and written communications skills with strong ability to follow written or verbal instructions.
  • Pass color vision and color hue tests.
  • Willing to work overtime as needed.
  • Willingness to be a cross-functional employee that can work with multiple teams within the organization to achieve success.
  • Capable of devising multiple alternative solutions based on limited assumptions and information.

Physical environment/working conditions: Print shop manufacturing, standing 90%, walking 80%, pulling 30%, and lifting 50%


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Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or  applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Job Start Date Monday, May 18, 2020


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