IGEN Digital Press Operator

TITLE:

igen digital press operator 

DEPARTMENT:

Digital Book Department

REPORTS TO:

Digital Department Supervisor

STATUS & GRADE:

 

SUPERVISES:

 

EMPLOYMENT:

 

REG. HOURS:

40 per

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, thesefactors are important to successful performance:

  • Problem Solving
  • Communication Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Dexterity   

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Prior experience in a printing environment helpful but not required

PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS:

JOB DEMAND

PERCENT OF TIME

OTHER JOB INFORMATION

Standing

80 %

 

Walking

15 %

 

Sitting

5 %

 

Lifting

75 %

Maximum Weight 35 lbs.             

Carrying

10 %

Maximum Weight 35 lbs.             

Pushing

25 %

Maximum Weight 35 lbs.             

Pulling

25 %

Maximum Weight 35 lbs.             

Stooping

5 %

 

Kneeling

5 %

 

Reaching

10 %

 

Handling

90 %

 

 

AUDIO/VISUAL SPECIFICATIONS:

JOB DEMAND

CHECK IF APPLY

Sight

X

Color Vision

X

Near Vision

 

Far Vision

 

Depth Perception

 

Peripheral Vision

 

Speaking

 

Hearing

 

 

EXPOSURE SPECIFICATIONS:

JOB DEMAND

CHECK IF APPLY

Organic Solvents, Ink

 

Noise

X

Work at Rapid Pace

X

Temperature Variance

 

Solitary Work

 

Poor Ventilation

 

Toxic Conditions

 

Dangerous/Moving Machinery

X

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 Wednesday, August 18, 2010 (updated 05/29/2014)