ePac LLC Digital Press Operator in Chicago, Illinois
ePac Flexible Packaging is focused solely on the quick turnaround, short and medium-run flexible packaging market. With multiple locations across the US, Canada, the UK, and Indonesia, ePac offers pre-press, digital printing, laminating, and pouch making services based on state-of-the-art digital printing. ePac is the first company ever to be developed from the ground up around the latest wide-web digital printing technology. ePac is built to harness the full power of digital technology, today and in the future.
SUMMARY OF POSITION
The Digital Press Operator manages operation of the wide web HP20000 digital press(s) and communicates between Pre-Press and Converting Operator to deliver the laminated product to be converted into the final pouched and rollstock products. Responsible for the efficient operation of printing press which consists of running print webs of plastics substrates (PE, BOPP, PET, and other polymer based substrates). in accordance with specification.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Stocks inventory continuously for machines to run product
Vets print files and job tickets and corrects them as needed with the front office personnel before printing
Prepares files given to them by the Pre-Press department through the DFE
Orders supplies to keep both Indigo machines operational
Performs maintenance on machines as needed
Keeps the HP up time kit fully stocked and updated
Works with our Microsoft Dynamics system to efficiently build workflow
Maintaining quality of materials produced.
Set up and change over of press from one job to another.
Loading rolls onto press and unloading finished rolls from press.
Getting ink, cores, and other supplies required.
Responsible for the waste of materials used in production.
Responsible for notifying supervisor when press equipment needs repair work.
NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Could be asked to support other parts of the operations including pouch assistant, slitting, and lamination
JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Working knowledge of HP Indigo presses (HP 20000 experience a plus)
Simple mathematical ability for reports required
Ability to read a ruler
Attention to detail
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
1-3 years in production field related to digital printing preferred
High school diploma
HP Operator 1 training desired
Responsibility in the area of food safety essentials from AIB international 188.8.131.52 section of adequacy of prerequisite and food safety programs
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is around, moving mechanical parts and vibration
Ability to lift up to 50lbs
ePac believes in a collaborative and cross trained workforce and encourage all employees to learn all facets of production. This role will have the ability to learn and train on operational functions throughout the plants.
We offer an excellent benefit and compensation package that consists of the following:
Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription drug program.
Paid vacation day and holidays
Short term disability, long term disability and company paid life insurance plans
401(k) with generous company match