The Specialty Decorating Operator is responsible for setting up multiple machines effectively to produce orders in conformance with customer specifications while minimizing waste and maximizing efficiency. The Operator will ensure color accuracy as well as print and engraving quality while meeting customer deadlines.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the overall safety and cleanliness of the department.

  • Operate and maintain several types of decorating equipment, including pad printers, CO2 laser, fiber laser and flat-bed UV printers.

  • Maintain a consistent quality of imprints throughout the production run.

  • Meet standards for capacity and quality.

  • Maintain and troubleshoot decoration quality issues.

  • Package products to quality control standards.

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Help other production departments meet deadlines.

  • Cross train throughout all production departments to expand job knowledge.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Experience with Adobe Illustrator is beneficial, but not required. Will train on job.

  • Experience with CorelDraw is beneficial, but not required. Will train on job.

  • Basic math and computer skills.

  • Reading comprehension.

  • Ability to work independently and with others.

  • Strong attention to detail and focused on quality.

  • Ability to multitask.

  • Willing to learn new processes and software.

  • Able to recognize color variation.

  • Able to work with inks and chemicals.

  • Organized.

  • Coachable and open to change.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Ability to establish priorities and problem solve under high volume scenarios.

  • High level of discipline and ability to follow routines and processes.

  • Flexible and adaptable to changing workload and information.

  • Able to work overtime as needed to ensure on time delivery.

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time.

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.