Flexographic Support Associate
Location: La Crosse
Posted on: October 31, 2018
Company: InlandJoin a team of energetic, passionate people creating
breakthrough solutions that innovate the packaging industry. Where motivation is rewarded, and
professional goals are exceeded.
We are a growing, family-owned company with three US
locations. We collaborate with some of
the biggest consumer brands including MillerCoors, Kraft, Purina, New Belgium,
Arizona Beverages and Nestle. You can see our labels and packaging on store
shelves across North America.Be a part of our family tradition of expertise, creativity
and drive to produce great packaging.
We power great packaging. You power us.
Assists in preparation
and operation of Flexographic printing presses to ensure production of highest
quality product at the lowest possible cost, meeting performance standards,
customer specifications, and delivery requirements while assuring personal
safety in accordance with company policies and procedures.
Duties & Responsibilities:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This list of
essential functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary.
- Reads and
understands a job ticket to determine the stock, ink, and other material
needed for the job.
- Prepares materials for upcoming jobs by viewing production schedule
and conferring with operators.
- Responsible for perpetration/staging, management throughout the
run, and return of all inks, coatings, and substrate associated with the
- Responsible for ensuring all parts, plates/plate rolls, and anilox rolls are staged and ready for changeover.
- Ensures plates are staged, mounted, dismounted, and inventoried
- Responsible for ensuring all parts, plates/plate rolls, and
anilox rolls are cleaned and properly inventoried after each production
- Evaluates and makes
recommendations to Flexo Press Operators for improvements in production
- Completes and
maintains production records; files production material.
- Performs quality
checks to specifications and color standards.
- Participates in
ink formula modifications in order to achieve desired color and
- Assists in
operating press according to Standard Operating Procedures.
- Assists in
developing the department's Standard Operating Procedures.
all Inland policies.
- Completes material
usage report and substrate usage logbook and other necessary paperwork.
- Assists the Flexo
Press Operators with end of run clean up and any other procedures related
to end of run.
- Active participant in 5S; performs housekeeping by replacing press rags
and solutions, performs preventative maintenance, cleaning, and other tasks when press is down.
- Operates material
- Performs lead
operator responsibilities and maintains production and quality standards
when lead operators are away from press for short periods of time.
- Performs other
duties as assigned.
skills and experience:
years related press experience and/or training or combination of relevant
education and experience
associate degree in Printing and Publishing is preferred
school diploma or general education degree
Operates in a
demanding, fast-paced, people-oriented manufacturing environment with frequent
changes and interruptions, and multiple project assignments. Works with a
variety of people including vendors, customers, employees, managers, and
Required Work Schedule:
Sunday - Saturday
rotating 12 hour shifts, 6 am - 6 pm
meet physical demands identified on work screen protocol (Pod C); Vision acuity corrected to 20/40; Must pass Ishihara Color Assessment
and receive a minimum of average/normal color vision score on Farnsworth Munsell
100 Hues and D-15.
Keywords: Inland, La Crosse , Flexographic Support Associate, Other , La Crosse, Wisconsin
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