• Flexographic Printing Operators Wanted- $2,500 Sign-on Bonus

    Location US-GA-Griffin
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  • Overview

    Produce a quality product by achieving overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) goals. Press Operations report directly to the Manufacturing Supervisors. Press Operators work closely with the Graphics Department, Maintenance Department, Leadership team, and Customers.



    • Work in a safe manner
    • Assist in the training of safe work practices for all new employees
    • Complete safety work orders and forward to the appropriate Supervisor to resolve safety issues requiring Maintenance support
    • Wear required PPE, including but not limited to: safety glasses, safety shoes, and hearing protection.
    • Complete a minimum of one behavior observation/near miss report each month
    • Follow all ergonomic requirements of position, including but not limited to: lifting, carrying, bending, climbing, and reaching
    • Understand and follow Hazard Communications policy
    • Ensure machine guarding (ie lockout/tagout, E-stops, light curtains, pressure mats, etc.) is in place and in proper working condition
    • Follow safety guidelines and procedures



    • Maintain a work environment suitable for food packaging, this includes: Safe Quality Foods (SQF) requirements
    • Train new employees on housekeeping responsibilities for their areas
    • Utilize scheduled and unscheduled downtime to clean production areas and equipment
    • Complete required documentation for SQF



    • Train new employees on all procedures pertaining to producing a quality product
    • Follow all procedures to produce a quality product and to comply with the Coveris Quality and Food Safety (QFS) System
    • Be proactive in resolving quality process failures
    • Complete required document for SQF


    Delivery (Production):

    • Setup orders in an efficient manner to sustain production standards and to maintain production schedules issued to the Manufacturing areas
    • Proof color for the start-up of all orders
    • Fill out appropriate documentation pertaining to the startup of an order
    • Monitor color throughout the production run visually and with use of X-Rite equipment
    • Follow all procedures and work instructions, to produce a quality product and to comply with Coveris Performance System (CPS) requirements
    • Troubleshoot minor process failures
    • Inform helpers of their responsibilities regarding press setup and during the manufacturing of an order.
    • Ensure all production runs meet the customer and company specifications


    Employee Relations:

    • Assure proper orientation to all new or transferred employees, as required
    • Complete the necessary forms for production data
    • Complete the required documentation for SQF


    • 2 year’s experience as press operator
    • Measure using a ruler or measuring tape
    • Add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers, fractions, and decimals
    • Comprehend and apply SPC techniques
    • Read and follow written instructions
    • Follow work rules and procedures
    • Work with others in team oriented environment
    • Ability to work 12-hour rotating shifts and overtime as required


    Physical Dimensions:

    • Work is medium difficulty. There are 10-20 occurrences per day of heavy work. This occurs when shafts are lifted, on the average weighing 50 lbs. Shafts can be controlled by hoist equipment if available. Ink buckets weighing approximately 40-50 pounds must be handled but not carried more than a few feet


    Competency & Competency Description


    ·         Customer Focus - dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; uses first-hand information for improvement activities

    ·         Drive for Results - consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results

    ·         Problem Solving - Uses logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; looks beyond the obvious and does not stop at the first answers

    ·         Functional / Technical Skills - Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment

    ·         Learning on the Fly - Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything


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