Printing Company- Now hiring for Press Operator

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Located in Franklin, TN

Salary: Starting at $13.00/hour

1st, 2nd, & 3rd shift min pay is $13hr

Sets up and operates printing press to produce pressure sensitive labels and related products by performing the following duties.


Other duties may be assigned.
Reads job order and loads dies into press, installs print cylinder on shaft and installs print cylinder in press.
Fills ink pans, screens and pumps with prescribed inks.
Inserts shaft through core and secures roll on press in feed position.
Splices end of roll to stock remaining on press and adjusts tension and feed as directed.
Starts press, adjusting speed and alignment of stock to the print cylinder as necessary.
Engages print cylinders; adjusts printing impression as necessary, places print cylinders lead-to-lead and runs down approval strip.
Cuts sample of approval strip from printed roll, inspects for imperfections such as print to print out of register, print to die out of register, missing impression, ink starvation or color adjustments, making adjustments as necessary.
Cleans plates, print cylinders and dies as needed.
Performs daily, weekly and monthly maintenance as required. Supervisor must approve all maintenance.
Mixes inks to produce and maintain desired colors and viscosity.
Keeps work areas clear and organized; maintains housekeeping standards.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and a minimum of three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. May also participate in vendor sponsored training program(s).
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively one-on-one or with groups of employees.

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, fractions and volume. Ability to read and interpret ruler, scales and other measurement devices.


Benefits Available to Eligible Express Associates
· Medical Plan
· Direct Deposit
· Safety Incentive
· Dental Plan
· Holiday Pay (6 Days Observed)
· 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
· Vision/Eyewear Plan
· Vacation Pay
· Life Insurance
· Prescription Drug Reimbursement
· Short-Term Disability
· Referral Bonuses

Express Office: Franklin
377 Riverside Drive
Suite 100
Franklin, TN 37064