Press Assistant

Essential Duties

  • Assist in the set up flexographic printing press to print designs on rolls of flexible plastic film, paper, and non-absorbent stock used for food and non-food packaging.

  • Assist in the setup and operate defect detection and color monitoring equipment.

  • Reads entire job ticket for information required for the set up and running of production order.

  • Retrieve all necessary components such as cylinders, anilox rollers and ink.

  • Ensure raw materials are correct and oriented to print on the correct surface of material.

  • Ensure that printed rolls are properly labeled and documented.

  • Check printed copy and color against the approved sample proof of the job.

  • Ensure proper ink viscosity is maintained throughout run.

  • Responsible for quality control.

  • Ensure a clean safe work area.

  • Optimize safety (food and workplace), quality, yield and productivity.

  • Train new associates.

  • Manipulate WIP and raw material rolls in excess of 1000 lbs. using material handling equipment.

  • Lifting, up to but not exceeding, 50 lbs.

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Be available to cover absences within the department as requested by management.


SQF/Food Safety Responsibilities

  • Assure compliance with all SQF Procedure requirements.

  • Assure compliance with all GMP requirements.

  • Assure compliance with all 5S procedures and requirements.

  • Assure all products are manufactured in a safe, quality manner.

  • Assure compliance with all customer specifications.

  • Promote and enforce compliance with all employees.


Overwraps Flexibles provides excellent health, medical and dental plans as well as a performance bonus plan, vacation and holiday plan and 401K retirement plan.