Offset Utility Operator- Winston Salem, NC

Winston-Salem / North Carolina / United States

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 ­­offset utility operator


The Offset Utility Operator position requires
employees to operate and/or assist in the operation of various equipment in the
Offset printing department. Each area requires daily forklift operation and
ability to enter data into computer systems. Each area requires attention to

Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

 Operate Jogger and Guillotine
machines, using tape measure to verify within 1/32”; operate Guillotine
computer system to program desired number of cuts and location of cuts.
Operate Jogger machine and
controls, putting loads on correct pallets and alignment of load on
pallet, lifting of wooden and plastic pallets onto and doff loads on
Unitize all loads from department according to inventory or shipping specifications using large panel saw, strapping
bander and large drill for drilling strapping holes as needed. Loads
coming off press must be same height and counts and must match press
Enter finished goods data for every
job coming off press into AS400 inventory system and move units to proper
location in the system; also issue and return jobs in system.
Operate forklift (sit down) and
electric pallet jack (no truck dock-plate loading duties) to stage loads
by location for shipping and manufacturing inventory.
Perform preventative maintenance on
Jogger and Guillotine machines as scheduled.
Maintain clean and neat work areas
at all times and follow all sanitation procedures.
Follow all Safety Rules and
Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s).
Responsible for the overall Safety
and cleanliness of equipment and area.
Work in a safe and efficient manner
in accordance with company policies and procedures.
Overtime is required.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Press Helper Job duties
(in addition to duties and responsibilities mentioned previously):
Prepare plates, ink and paper for
the next job on press.
Read job instructions and put the
correct ink into the press and use wash-up procedures to remove ink after  job is complete.
Mount and remove blankets on press
and retrieve proper coating blankets from the information on the Excel
spreadsheet for location retrieval.
Operate press feed section and
electronic function control board while 2nd press person is on
break or filling in for the 1st press person.
Perform color and quality checks
while filling in for 2nd press person.
Assist Press Operator with
preventative maintenance as scheduled.


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