IGEN Digital Press Operator

TITLE:       IGEN DIGITAL PRESS OPERATOR

DEPARTMENT:       Digital Book Department

REPORTS TO:       Digital Department Supervisor

STATUS & GRADE:       Non-Exempt       01

SUPERVISES:       No

EMPLOYMENT:       Regular       Full Time

REG. HOURS:       40 per week

 


 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Company expects that the Digital Press Operator will act at all times to assure the highest level of personal performance possible, will work enthusiastically to meet or exceed all performance goals and will help the Company achieve its goals of being the best provider of printing services in the industry.

This position is responsible for the efficient operation of a digital press and related finishing equipment. Responsibilities include-

  • Ripping files produced from data files using digital print equipment.
  • Digitally manipulating color calibration set-up to meet expectations for color target.
  • Reviewing all proofs and final product samples produced on digital equipment before releasing to internal or external customers.
  • Conduct regular and special maintenance on equipment to achieve maximum machine performance based on equipment specifications and acquired knowledge of machine operations. Record maintenance and service calls in maintenance log book as required.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Set up, operate and maintain digital imaging 4-color press and UV coating line.
  • Perform operator maintenance and work with phone support to trouble shoot issues.
  • Maintain clean work area.
  • Monitor supply levels and assist with consumable orders.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Full understanding of IGEN front end software.
  • Proficient with Epic UV coater set up and operation.
  • Ability to review color and make adjustments as needed.
  • Reads and interrupts work orders and production schedules.
  • Consistently demonstrate the ability to work with manufacturing management to achieve company goals including customer satisfaction and company profitability.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use of the Hagen data collection system and display consistency and accuracy in meeting data collection requirements specified in the quality documentation and by management.
  • Demonstrate willingness to accept direction from supervisors, management and peers to improve quality and performance.
  • Demonstration willingness to work together with peers and other departments to improve quality and performance.

In addition, check factors which are important to successful performance:
✓ Problem Solving
Analytical Ability
✓ Communication Skills
Bilingual
✓ Interpersonal Skills
✓ Dexterity

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

High School Diploma or Equivalent

Prior experience in a printing environment helpful but not required

 


 

PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS:

JOB DEMAND CHECK IF APPLY PERCENT OF TIME OTHER JOB INFORMATION
Standing 80%  
Walking 15%  
Sitting 5%  
Lifting 75% Maximum Weight 35 lbs.     Occassionally
Carrying 10% Maximum Weight 35 lbs.     Occassionally
Pushing 25% Maximum Weight 35 lbs.     Occassionally
Pulling 25% Maximum Weight 35 lbs.     Occassionally
Climbing      
Balancing      
Stooping 5%  
Kneeling 5%  
Crouching      
Crawling      
Reaching 10%  
Handling 90%  

AUDIO/VISUAL SPECIFICATIONS:

JOB DEMAND CHECK IF APPLY
Sight
Color Vision
Near Vision  
Far Vision  
Depth Perception  
Peripheral Vision  
Speaking  
Hearing  

EXPOSURE SPECIFICATIONS:

JOB DEMAND CHECK IF APPLY
Organic Solvents, Ink  
Noise
Work at Rapid Pace
Temperature Variance  
Solitary Work  
Poor Ventilation  
Toxic Conditions  
Dangerous/Moving Machinery

OTHER:

ISSUE: CHECK IF APPLY DESCRIBE
Access to CONFIDENTIAL information    
Access/handle Company funds    
Ability to communicate fluently in English    

Disclaimer: The above information indicates the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not a comprehensive inventory of duties and/or responsibilities.

Published on Friday, June 15, 2012 (updated 05/30/2014)