Responsible for learning and understanding all aspects of computer controlled carousel style bottle screen printing machine. The Servo Press Operator's primary functions are to ensure the press is properly set up in a timely fashion, printing at optimal speeds, and achieving required quality standards. While the job is running they will monitor and optimize print results and equipment settings as well as prepare tooling, screens and other necessary items for the next job to be run. Additionally, the Servo Press Operator must keep a clean work area, including cleaning ink from used screens and wiping down and cleaning equipment. The Servo Press Operator is a key factor to the department's success.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Machine set up/change overs

  • Tooling changes

  • Screen changes

  • Parameter setting

    • Creating new and/or modifying set up programs for specific jobs/bottles

    • Validating set-up/print quality check and making required settings to complete set-up

  • Monitor machine and print performance on a regular basis as jobs are running

    • Make adjustments as needed.

    • Monitor and add ink to screens as needed

  • Assist maintenance personnel on scheduled maintenance requirements

  • Monitor and adjust other nearby smaller pieces of equipment

  • Assist line as time and need permits

  • Perform clean-up activities on used print screens

  • Perform checks on colors to ensure color is correct and seeks assistance from ink specialist.

  • Potentially work staggered breaks and lunches to maximize scheduled down time of equipment (perform tasks on equipment while line workers are on break)

  • May require limited early or extended hours

  • Read sales orders and ensure product is completed as listed, correct artwork, color, size and item.

  • Other duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • A minimum of a high school degree (GED) is required. An associate's degree in a mechanical discipline is a benefit.

  • Basic reading comprehension, computer and math skills

  • Self-starter / intrinsically motivated

  • Mechanically inclined

  • Able to reason through cause and effects when working on press

  • Able to follow instructions and adapt to changes in daily work schedules

  • Ability to work in a fast paced deadline driven environment

  • Flexible with work schedule

  • Willing to give suggestions to improve department processes.

  • Able to work with chemicals safely and follow proper safety protocols

  • Able to work independently and with a team

  • Attention to detail, inspection, product counts, sales orders

  • Ability to lift 25-50 lbs.