Press Operator-Silk Screen-Dallas TX

Dallas | Texas | United States

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Press Operator-Silk Screen-Dallas TX

13465 Jupiter Rd
Dallas, Texas, 75238
United States

GENERAL PURPOSE:  Responsible for the performance of manual and machine tasks in the setup, maintenance, and operation of silk screen press to accurately produce product to customer specifications.



  • Reads work orders to determine setup specifications and instructions.

  • Determines screen mesh needed and makes screens accordingly.

  • Determines the type of ink needed and mixes batch accordingly using scales and formulations

  • Starts machines and performs trial runs to verify accuracy of machine setups.

  • Observes and monitors machine operations to detect malfunctions and to determine whether adjustments are needed.

  • Assures the image is registered and square then runs samples to make adjustments to assure print quality and color is in accordance with spectrophotometer readings.

  • Follows all standard operating procedures relevant to the job, position and department.

  • Performs routine adjustments during the press run and maintain quality throughout the run.

  • Performs all assigned work effectively and on schedule.

  • Accurately follows instructions.

  • Maintains and records of daily production, using specified forms.

  • Records and amends production information in SFDC such as amount of time spent on specific tasks.

  • Keeps work area neat and clean.

  • Opens machines and removes/replaces damaged product using hand tools.

  • Performs daily and monthly maintenance and troubleshooting.

  • Performs other job duties as assigned.




  • Must have 1 year of related experience running, troubleshooting and performing quality control on a press of similar size and complexity.

  • Must have the ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.

  • Must have basic computer skills (data entry).

  • Must have the ability to perform intermediate arithmetic (decimals, fractions, ratios, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, etc.).

  • Must have the ability to meet and/or pass the minimum requirement on a mechanical test or have demonstrated mechanical aptitude through prior work experience.

  • Must be able to pass a basic reading test.

  • Must be able to read a ruler.

  • Must be able to do accurate work.

  • Must demonstrate effective decision making skills.

  • Must be willing to work overtime as needed; significant overtime may be required during busy periods.
  • Must be able to manage time effectively and independently.

  • Must be able to maintain good attendance.

  • Must be able to perform all essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.





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