Fort Dearborn Company
Fort Dearborn Company
is the leading provider of high-impact decorative labels for high velocity consumer goods marketers. We supply labels to top Fortune 500 companies along with top US retailers.
We are currently undergoing exponential growth. Joining our team can be the stepping stone to a remarkable career in packaging. You will have the opportunity to become part of an organization that is committed to customer intimacy, excellence and industry leadership. We offer challenging and rewarding careers with the opportunity for growth.
We are currently looking for a Flexo Press Operator to join our growing team! The Flexo Press Operator would be responsible for: Manufacturing of printed labels while continuously monitoring label quality and press conditions, meeting safety, housekeeping, quality, scrap and productivity quality standards, setting up and operates a flexographic printing press, interacting with other plant associates to achieve the Fort Dearborn core strategies: Customer Intimacy, Financially Disciplined, and Performance Driven Culture.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Follows all plant and corporate safety rules, procedures, and guidelines. Reports all safety concerns or issues to their immediate supervisor.
Maintains a clean and safe work environment and area. Completes daily housekeeping assignments.
Completes make ready in accordance with the Job Ticket and Product Specification documents to ensure correct print cylinders, inks, substrates, tooling, and anilox's are used.
Responsible for completing all required quality checks related to product specifications, visual, and functional checks. Completes all press-side quality checks.
Operates press to produce product in accordance to customer specifications while maintain quality, waste, and press efficiency.
Maintains consistent quality during the production run. Critical quality checks includes: copy, color, and registration, and ink adhesion. Ensure conformance to all other quality checks.
Responsible for completing all related procedures, work instructions, and quality measurements as outlined in the BRC standard.
Completes press make ready's in an efficient manner.
Completes all required equipment maintenance duties.
Inputs all required information into the GlobeTek system for material usage and time in an accurate and prompt manner.
Cleans plate, cylinder, and ink pans, and lubricates press as needed.
Treats all associates respectfully and professionally.
Education and/or Experience
: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
One to five years of related flexographic press operator experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
: Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.
Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk and sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk and hear.
The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl..
The employee must occasionally, bend, stoop, lift and/or move up to 50-75 pounds.
Fort Dearborn Company
Website : http://www.fortdearborn.com
Fort Dearborn Company is a leading supplier of high-impact decorative labels for the beverage, food, household products, nutraceutical, paint and coatings, personal care, private label/retail and spirits markets. We specialize in a variety of solutions to fit your packaging needs. Our customers benefit from seamless migration across various label types and print technologies to best match their requirements. We are committed to Customer Intimacy and providing customers with value, service and the highest quality attainable. We deliver solutions designed to meet customer's needs and exceed their expectations every single day. Headquartered in Elk Grove, Illinois, the company has 14 operating divisions in North America.