Flexographic Printing Press Operator

Coquitlam, BC
Full-time


Associated Labels and Packaging is a premium label printing and flexible packaging company located in Coquitlam, BC. Since starting in a small label printing plant in Vancouver in 1981, our plant has grown to over 50,000 square feet, with 24 hour-a-day press runs reaching into the millions. We are one of the largest suppliers of labels in Western Canada and the Pacific North West and are looking to grow our team as we continue to expand.

Enjoy these Benefits as the Flexographic Printing Press Operator:

  • Opportunities for growth and career advancement
  • Medical and dental benefits
  • 24 hour employee gym
  • Educational assistance and professional development
  • Fun company-sponsored events like bowling, paintballing, snowshoeing, food truck lunches
  • Quarterly shiatsu massages at work

Summary: The Flexographic Press Operator prints designs or lettering on rolls of flexible plastic films, paper and non- absorbent stock. The press that will be operated is the LP3000

Primary Responsibilities for the Flexographic Printing Press Operator:

  • Reviews job orders and sets up printing press
  • Fills ink pans with prescribed inks and anilox rollers ( press station mechanism set up)
  • Adjusts levers to engage rolls, positions print cylinders to print up to a maximum of 10 colours without overlapping or smearing previously printed areas
  • Inserts shaft through cores of plastic roll or paper and secures roll on press in feed position
  • Splices end of roll to trailer remaining on press, using tape, and regulates tension and feed as directed
  • Starts press, adjusting speed, tensions, and alignment of printing plate as necessary
  • Sets up die stations for pressure sensitive labels that require proper size die cutting
  • Cuts samples of printed material from end of print roll and inspects for imperfections, such as blurred or off- center impressions or die-cutting
  • Follows quality control procedures as print jobs are being run
  • Troubleshoots to solve problems on press
  • Follow all safety and food-safe procedures and complies with company policies
  • Performs other related duties and tasks as required to meet the needs of our operations

Qualifications for the Flexographic Printing Press Operator:

  • Minimum 1 year of experience as a flexographic printing press operator
  • Strong attention to detail and colour perception
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to lift and carry 50lbs

Salary: Competitive wage and benefits package

Hours:

Graveyard: Sunday – Thursday, 10:30pm – 6:30am

Please indicate the shift in cover letter.

We invite you to visit our website at http://www.associated-labels.com/ to learn more about our business.

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