UV Press Operator- PFS

Location: Louisville, KY
Date Posted: 04-10-2010
UV Press Operator- PFS
Farheap Solutions is a high-technology company with successful business operations in internet technologies, printing, and graphic design. We are seeking to fill a critical role at Print Fulfillment Services (PFS), our primary domestic printing and manufacturing facility located in Louisville, KY.
Through PFS, Farheap Solutions offers anyone who needs high-quality printing at a great value with next day delivery of promotional, marketing and branding products, mailing services, and custom, user-designed, manufactured and printed promotional materials. We provide the easiest way to make a quality impression at the lowest cost. Through patented and proprietary technologies, we offer customers a unique and convenient method of designing and ordering high-quality printed products online, delivered at a speed no one else can. PFS has become one of the largest printers in the United States, and a best in class printing and manufacturing operation.
We are looking for a UV Press Operator to join our team at PFS.
You are looking for us if:
  • You want to use your unique skills and abilities in an innovative, highly successful, growing printing and manufacturing operation.
  • You want to work with talented and smart people, in a place where you respect, and are respected by, your peers.
  • You want a challenging role that is demanding and rewarding.
  • You want freedom and trust, allowing you to explore possibilities.
  • You want to work on something important, where your career will develop as the business grows.
The UV Press Operator functions under close progressive supervision and performs a full range of duties required to operate a UV press including set-up, operation and maintenance of sheet fed UV presses for coating illustrations, designs, postcards, business cards and other printed materials as specified.
Specific duties and responsibilities include:
  • Review job run orders to determine job specifications such as spot, full or template UV, quantities required and advise press crew of these specifications.
  • Mounts screens and makes necessary adjustments.
  • Set up press and check samples for UV coverage alignment and registration.
  • Group press sheets types to effect the least radical and time consuming press changes throughout a production cycle.
  • Monitor regular press run for quality consistency, UV curing, and make adjustments as required.
  • Direct activities of press crew and ensure that safety procedures are adhered to.
  • Use problem-solving techniques to enhance the production process.
  • May operate dolly, pallet jack, and/or forklift in loading and unloading Press runs and supplies; may operate shrink wrap machine; may assist in routine maintenance of equipment.
  • Interact with other employees as necessary to guide operation of the press department.
  • Work with Production Manager and Shift Leader to ensure completion of duties.
  • Undergo training as necessary to remain current with machine capabilities.
  • Clean and lubricate press according to instructions; daily, weekly, and bi-weekly as specified.
  • Work with Shift Leader to enhance and respond to the jobs Inspection and quality control needs of non-production areas.
  • Work with the Production Manager to ensure adequate equipment servicing and repairs.
  • Work with the Production Manager, Shift Leaders to ensure the presence, inventorying and ordering of needed supplies and parts.
  • Serve as task-manager for part-time staff in the work area.
  • Continually monitor the backlog of due jobs in production area, and make production changes If necessary to meet deadlines.
  • Receive "RED HOT" and other jobs for UV coating and ensure, that their deadlines are met.
  • Maintain and clean work area and equipment.
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
This position requires a High School diploma or a Bachelor’s degree (strongly preferred) in a relevant technical discipline such as engineering or printing technology and at least 3 years of relevant professional experience working with UV presses such as Kotai, Sakuri, or Cyberpress.
To qualify for consideration, you MUST also have:
  • Extensive knowledge and skill in the operation, adjustment and maintenance of UV presses and related equipment; specifically Sakurai Maestro UV Coating machines preferred.
  • Knowledge of computer systems and related applications and ability to use desktop computer, handheld device, and associated software.
  • Ability to lift and manipulate heavy objects.
  • Reliable, punctual, self-directed, and flexible to changing priorities or circumstances.
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal and written communications skills with proficiency in English.
  • Ability to work effectively within a diverse work environment.
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and able to communicate effectively with plant and corporate management, business partners, and all levels of personnel.
  • Ability to multi-task and maintain composure and professionalism under pressure or in time sensitive situations.
  • Strong team orientation with the ability to lead group discussions.
  • A conscientious and disciplined approach to work.
  • Ability to prepare administrative paperwork and maintenance records.
  • Ability to detect problems and report information to appropriate personnel.
  • Ability to maintain quality, safety control standards.
  • Ability to sort, check, count, and verify numbers.
  • Knowledge of light equipment operation and/or maintenance.
  • Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
We are looking for you if:
  • You have exceptional verbal and written communication skills, time management skills, and attention to detail.
  • You are an effective person who makes great things happen, and gets things done.
  • You are already smart, but constantly crave more knowledge, and you thrive by learning and achieving something every day.
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