Press Assistant

Essential Duties

  • Assist in the setup of a flexographic printing press used to print designs for food and non-food packaging material (flexible plastic film, paper, and nonabsorbent stock).

  • Assist in the setup and operation of the defect detection system and color monitoring equipment.

  • Read job specifications, as needed in the manufacturing of material to ensure proper setup and customer requirements.

  • Stage all necessary components such as cylinders, anilox rollers, and ink, prior to the next order being completed.

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

  • Verify all production rolls are properly labeled and documented.

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

  • Maintain ink viscosity throughout the run.

  • Ensure ongoing quality control.

  • Ensure a clean and safe work area.

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

  • Train new associates.

  • Be able to lift, up to but not exceeding, 50 lbs.

  • Be able to use material handling equipment to move raw material and work in process material.

  • Perform any additional production 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 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.