Press Operator / Print Press / Lithography
Imagine earning more for your Print Press Operation expertise while working with very reliable equipment alongside a tenured team in a large, well-maintained facility. Experience tremendous room for professional growth and advance your skills with a stable organization that has been in business for more than 90 years. Independent Can Company is looking for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shift Print Press Operator to join their skilled, tenured team in Belcamp, MD. This is a critical role responsible for the preparation and operation of four-color and six-color lithographic lines, trailing coater, and UV drying ovens. Why join the Independent Can team: Competitive Pay - Starting at $27 - $30/hour based on experience Benefits Package - Including medical, dental and vision coverage, short- and long-term disability, and 401(k) with company match Paid vacation and holidays Advancement Opportunity - Whether you want to advance in your current department or move into another area of the company, the sky is the limit here. Great Culture - Independent Can Company is a 3rd and 4th generation family owned and operated organization that was recognized as an honoree by the Baltimore Business Journal during the Best Family Owned Business Award ceremony in 2019 Duties and Responsibilities: Adhere to assigned production schedules. Interpret orders with special setups and procure necessary press plates, inks, color samples and other necessary supplies Set up complete press in very close tolerances (.001"); including mechanical gauging, setting of press plates, blanket, ink and water rollers when necessary Ensure function of complete line of equipment as well as feeder and stacker personnel Use equipment such as automatic stacker, feeder, coater, drying oven oxidizer, bundle turner, hand tools and tape measure Post production jobs into the company CSI system accurately and timely Handle coating materials and wash-up solvents Train and direct personnel assigned to his/her line of equipment Indicate during runs spoiled sheets that are to be either "kept separate" or discarded as spoilage Adjust and check UV oven settings for correct cure and checks this during run Adjust register and develops correct lay and color for supervisor's approval Maintain lithographic work of the highest quality, with correct color and registry in an efficient and cost-effective manner (This requires constant highly skilled attention) Check sheets at discharge end for proper curing, color control and ensuring that ink and water fountains are supplied Accumulate all required color samples of new jobs or replacement samples of repeat jobs for files Check recorded information on completed work orders for correct sheetage and size, etc. Maintain and lubricate equipment Follow Company personnel and product safety requirements including standards such as those from SQF and internal GMPs Follow proper handling, storage, and disposal of hazardous waste in accordance with State and Federal laws Other duties as assigned All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the individual's race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a military veteran or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.Job Requirements:If you have 5+ years of experience as a Print Press Operator working with paper or Metal, this is a career you need to explore! Don't let this opportunity pass you by! Apply today!