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Silk Screen Print Operator

Boston, MA 02132

Posted: 07/11/2023 Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: DC192093711 Pay Rate: $23-30 / hour

Job Description

Silk Screen Print Operator
1st SHIFT (6:00am-2:30pm) Monday through Friday
Operate the silk screen press to produce high-quality cards that meet the customer’s requirements. Run jobs in a timely manner and double check the copy for accuracy of graphics, quality, material, and color. Inspect and clean the press parts on a regular basis and report on any needs for repairs and/or maintenance. Adhere to safety practices of operating a silk press and maintain an extremely clean work area.
  • Operate silk screen printing equipment (Sakurai).
  • Review job instructions to prepare jobs for printing.
  • Maintain daily print job production logs and data collection.
  • Setup jobs from pint queue.
  • Adjust image position, color calibration, monitor quality of job output for correctness and image quality.
  • Maintain inventory levels of supplies such as ink, chemical solutions, blankets and rollers, paper, and other items as needed.
  • Problem solves to make corrective adjustments by considering the symptoms, causes and remedies.
  • Performing daily maintenance, on schedule according to procedure to promote machine stability and dependability.
  • Perform adjustments accurately, efficiently, and according to procedure – minimizing unexpected downtime and service calls.
  • Monitoring the printing process to maintain print quality and optimize productive and minimize waste.
  • Assure jobs are properly set up for quality/productivity.
  • Keep current best operator practices.
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. Minimum of two years of experience as a silk screen press operator.
  • Able to set up, operate, and adjust the equipment, and in addition, diagnose, solve, and correct operating problems affecting the quality and timeliness of the service or product.
  • Thorough knowledge of equipment set up, adjustment, operating procedures, and a corresponding level of skill to set up, operate, and adjust the equipment.
  • High attention to detail for quality control purposes.
  • Analytical approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to conduct tests and inspections to evaluate quality and performance.
  • Strong understanding of equipment capabilities.
  • Excellent visual discrimination and grasp of color theory / color print quality.
Environmental Conditions: 
The majority of the time would be spent in the facility areas with climate controlled moderate temperatures.
Physical Capabilities: 
Frequently required to stand for long periods of time, walk, stretching, twisting, bending, handling equipment and lift items up to 20 pounds. 
Pay: $23.00 - $30.00 (Depending on Experience) 

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