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Printing Press Operator

Company: Mill Rock Packaging
Location: Aurora
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Mill Rock Packaging is excited to start the search for a Printing Press Operator. This position is located onsite at our Aurora, Colorado facility. Mill Rock Aurora (previously All Packaging Company) is one of the many facilities that make up Mill Rock Packaging, a quickly growing platform in the packaging industry and a market leader in the design, engineering and production of high-end, sustainable and customized graphic paperboard, folding carton and commercial printing products. The facility serves customers in various dynamic industries including consumer staples, food and beverage, technology, pharmaceuticals, health, beauty and more. This is a full-time, on-site position. Specific shift hours will be agreed upon at hiring. However, changes in manufacturing needs and schedules may necessitate a change to the original agreed upon hours, or the working of additional, overtime hours. Every effort will be made to give advance notice of any permanent changes. A Day in the Life: Insert packing sheets on plate cylinder to build up plate to printing height. Fasten reinforcing bars to offset blankets and install plates and blankets on press cylinders. Make adjustments to achieve pressure required for printing. Adjust press machine parts, such as feeder and delivery mechanisms, suction grippers, guides, feed wheels, jogging devices, tapes, and cams using hand tools. Remove and replace worn rollers and adjust pressure between rollers of press using hand tools. Wash blankets, and clean ink, ink distributing rollers, and ink fountains using ink solvent and cleaning mechanism on press. Make necessary color, register corrections, and/or press adjustments prior to production run to meet and maintain the quality specifications of the work. Work Environment While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes, chemicals, and heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, bend, and reach with hands and arms. Required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) and follow safety rules to prevent accidents. Capabilities & Experience: Basic Qualifications High school diploma or general education degree (GED) Minimum 3-5 years previous experience setting up and running sheet fed presses. Experience with KBA and UV Knowledge of prepress and printing Language Skills - Ability to read and comprehend instructions. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Requires excellent knowledge of offset presswork procedures and materials. Ability to read and follow job specifications to determine press set-up materials needed to run the job successfully. Skill to follow instructions to operate equipment safely and produce the desired product. Ability to adjust feeder and feed board (e.g., ability to adjust suctions and blast, front and side guides and the timing of the head stops). Skill in performing routine operational maintenance and minor repairs to equipment under guidance of senior level Press Operators. Preferred Qualifications Our teammates come from diverse backgrounds that help us innovate new possibilities daily. While the qualifications listed below are preferred, they are not required. Paperboard Folding Carton Industry experience. The above is intended to describe the general content of and the requirements for satisfactory performance in this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of the position's duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Mill Rock Packaging is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $24.00/hour to $32.00/hour. Pay is based on a variety of complex factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Depending on the position, other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of robust medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and life insurance benefits. Meet Mill Rock Packaging: Mill Rock Packaging (MRP) is a specialty packaging growth platform formed in August 2020 by Mill Rock Capital to invest in growing businesses with advanced service and product capabilities in the consumer packaging industry. MRP's operations include production facilities in Renton, WA, Aurora, CO, Salt Lake City, UT, St Paul, Hutchinson, MN and Hartford, CT. Together, our locations provide high-end, graphic packaging to the food and beverage, personal care, cannabis, health and beauty, and other consumer end markets. Products include a diverse suite of premium, sustainable paper packaging, including single face litho laminate, folding carton, and other special effects. Our Culture & Core Values At Mill Rock Packaging, we believe that we are stronger together. We earnestly position our stakeholders at the center of our decision-making. Our people, customers, and investors are core to our success, and we hold each other accountable for driving the following core values day in and day out: We put safety first. We are entrepreneurial, agile and take smart risks. We are passionate and hold ourselves accountable. We are honest and transparent. We are inclusive and we are stronger together. Recruiting Agencies, note that Mill Rock Packaging does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be responsible for any fees associated with them. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 3 - 5 years Salary: $24 - $32 Annual Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Mill Rock Packaging, Aurora , Printing Press Operator, Other , Aurora, Colorado

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