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Press Operator

Rivercap USA

Benicia, CA

Job Description:

Rivercap USA, a major manufacturer of wine and spirit capsules, is seeking an experienced press operator for our manufacturing facility in Benicia, CA.
A full-time employee is needed to operate a Rotogravure printing press. The successful candidate will have strong mechanical skills, experienced in printing press operations and knowledge of ink applications.

Job Requirements:
•  Minimum of 2 years’ experience in related field or applicable training
•  Mechanical aptitude
•  Ability to follow all safety procedures
•  Maintain a clean and organized environment in all designated work areas
•  Strong attention to detail
•  Follow all quality control procedures
•  Capable of lifting 50 pounds routinely
•  Maintain proper documentation
•  Ability to work a flexible work schedule and overtime (as needed)
•  Strong teamwork and communication skills

Job Responsibilities:
•  Reviews work orders to determine ink, stock and equipment needed for production
•  Selects and installs printing cylinders and proper impression rolls in press according to specifications
•  Loads, positions and adjusts unprinted materials in feeding mechanisms of press
•  Dismantles and reassembles printing unit or parts
•  Uses hand and/or power tools to repair, maintain or adjust machine
•  Cleans and lubricates printing machine and components using oil, solvents, brushes and rags
•  Inspects and examines printed product for print clarity, color accuracy, conformance to specifications and external defects
•  Pours ink, color compounds and other materials into reservoirs of printing unit
•  Blends and tests inks and solvents according to type of material and work order requirements
•  Removes printed materials from press, using hand truck, electric lift or hoist, and transports material to designated area

Full-time, Competitive Pay, Benefits

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Tuesday, March 13th
Type of Work:
Full Time