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Feeder Operator: Multi-color, 40” or 28”

Reports to Press Room Manager

Day-to-day activities are directed by the multi-color press operator.

Key Tasks

All feeders, regardless of size or complexity of their equipment are expected to:

  • Load stock into the machine and keep the paper being fed in an efficient and productive manner
  • Set up the press per job and adhere to job specifications
  • Meet job schedules
  • Meet established quality metrics
  • Minimize spoilage
  • Provide daily and basic maintenance on machines
  • Operate machines in a safe manner
  • Keep work areas neat and clean
  • Feeders will generally work on a 40” or a 28” machine.  The larger machine (40”) generates more production, requires more watching and the potential of problems are greater
  • This job requires more physical activity than required of the operator
  • Critical skills, knowledge, and behaviors

Technical

  • Able to proficiently run the assigned press in a productive and safe manner
  • Proficient in basic computer skills (will log time in on jobs)
  • Abe to read, interpret and use visual instructions in order to perform required work, such as job tickets
  • Demonstrates effective verbal communication skills

Behavioral

  • Able to think logically and analytically in troubleshooting and solving problems
  • Orientation towards producing quality work
  • Proactive in anticipating and altering others to problems with projects or processes
  • High detail orientation
  • Takes initiative and needs little supervision
  • Able to prioritize, organize tasks and time, and follow up
  • Performs responsibilities efficiently and timely
  • Able to juggle multiple requests and meet multiple deadlines
  • Able to work well in a team environment and as part of a team
  • Education, experience
  • High School diploma
  • Feeder: prefer some background in the printing industry   

Physical demands

  • Must be able to visually determine variances in color
  • Physical movements including bending, stooping and lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Will require long periods of standing
  • A lot of up and down movement on steps for the press at different levels
  • Must demonstrate manual dexterity to load paper into press

Work environment

  • Work is performed in a production shop environment.  Heat and cold variances.  Exposure to commercial printing inks

If you meet the above requirements, and you're interested in joining a great team, please email your qualifications to Max Phillips, VP of Administration, mphillips@hardingpoorman.com.

If you have questions regarding this position, please contact us HERE.

Jennifer Mitchell

HardingPoorman, 4923 West 78th Street, Pike Township, IN, 46268