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Victory Packaging Flexo Press Operator Assistant in Allegan, Michigan

GENERAL PURPOSE: Assist a team of press operators to ensure quick and efficient make-readies for multicolor flexographic printing press. Assist with the setup, repair, operation and maintenance of the press.


· Sets up, adjusts, maintains and operates a flexographic press in absence of an operator.

· Reviews job ticket and selects the proper type and quantity of material.

· Assists in material change-overs. Ensures correct material is present and organized for production runs.

· Cleans, lubricates and makes minor adjustments to maintain quality of production.

· Cleans and maintains press equipment (pans, pumps, anilox rolls, etc.) along with general common areas.

· Removes and mounts plates when needed.

· Replenishes inks and other raw material as needed.

· Notifies supervision of needed repairs or replacement parts.

· Moves loads of printed and unprinted stock when necessary.

· Assists the press operator with preventative maintenance of the press.

· Assists with other printing processes as needed and as directed by supervision.

· Complies with established safety procedures and policies.

· Follows established standard operating procedures.

· Completes required documentation.

· Assembles print cylinders and gears.

· Performs and reviews line clearance.

· Removes waste from the press area.

· Works with other departments and maintenance personnel on projects and/or validations.

· Performs other job duties as assigned.


· Must have a high school diploma or G.E.D.

· Must have basic computer skills.

· Must have the ability to perform basic arithmetic including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

· Must have the ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.

· Must be able to pass a basic reading test.

· Must pass color vision test.

· Must pass color hue test.

· Must be able to meet and/or pass the minimum requirement on a mechanical test or have demonstrated mechanical aptitude through prior work experience.

· Must be able to maintain good attendance.

· Must be willing to work overtime as needed; significant overtime may be required during busy periods.

· Must be able to perform all essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.