Press Assistant - Idaho Fall, ID

Idaho Falls / Idaho / United States

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Press Assistant - Idaho Fall, ID

2020 Heyrend Way #A
Idaho Falls, Idaho, 83402
United States

GENERAL PURPOSE: Assist press operators to ensure quick and efficient make-readies for multicolor flexographic printing press. Assist with the setup, repair, and maintenance of the press.
Reviews job ticket and selects the proper type and quantity of material.
Assists in material change-overs. 
Ensures correct material is present and organized for production runs.
Cleans and maintains press equipment along with general common areas.     
Moves loads of printed and unprinted stock when necessary.
Operates the press in the operator’s absence.
Assists the press operator with preventative maintenance of the press.                                          
Follows established standard operating procedures.                                             
Completes required documentation.                                                                                     
Assembles print cylinders and gears.  
Assembles printing plates.
Performs and reviews line clearance
Removes waste from the press area.       
Maintains Kanban system.
Performs other job duties as assigned.
Must have a high school diploma or G.E.D.
Must have basic personal computer skills.
Must have basic math skills to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
Must be able to read and comprehend measurements on a ruler.
Must be able to read and comprehend documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedures, and work instructions.
Must be able to pass a basic reading test.
Must pass color vision test.
Must pass color hue test.
Must be able to meet and/or pass the minimum requirement on a mechanical test or have demonstrated mechanical aptitude through prior work experience.
Must have the ability to read and communicate effectively in English.
Must be able to maintain good attendance.
Must be willing to work overtime.
Must be able to perform all essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.


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