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Printing Lead Operator - 3rd Shift
Title:Printing Lead Operator - 3rd Shift
Location:Jacksonville, TX

Plastics Holdings, Inc. (PHI), a division of Nursery Supplies, Inc., provides a large selection of innovative, eco-friendly products of the highest quality to the horticulture industry.  Through our wide distribution network, we provide unsurpassed customer service for the ultimate customer experience.  We are dedicated to strategically partnering with our customers to assist them in growing their business by continually investing in product innovation and ecologically responsible practices so they can see more “green.” We are an industry leader who manufactures blow molding, injection molding, and large-scale thermoforming products dedicated to the nursery industry.


Off-Set Printing Lead Job Description

We are a high speed plastic container manufacturing company and are seeking an off-set printing operator. This position will work the 7am to 3:30pm shift. Candidate must be able and flexible to work other shifts when required. We offer an excellent benefit package including 401k with employer match.

Qualifications/Skills and Knowledge Requirements:

  • Be completely familiar with all safety features on all printers.
  • Must have experience in either Desco, Van Dam, Polytypes or Wifag printers.
  • Knowing where all the emergency stops are and how to power up the machines.
  • Knowing all the buttons on the control panel on the printer, loader, and restack what it’s for.
  • Perform mandrel change, plate change, and color change. Following print procedure according to the print guide.
  • Experience in setting the proper height and V-specs on the print according to the work order.
  • Performing tape test every hour.
  • Pulling 10 samples on every job that is setup and filling out the setup check list.
  • Making sure the samples are checked and signed by supervisor.
  • Changing the job, V-specs, and height in the computer.
  • Checking the work order for the drawing number and matching the drawing number on the plate.
  • Making all the necessary adjustments after each changeover.
  • Troubleshooting any problems on the machine.
  • Checking every machine for ink and filling up the ink tray if it’s needed.
  • Checking each machine every hour for V-spec, quality, and logging it in the computer.
  • Checking each machine for crack test every hour and logging it in the computer.
  • Relieving operators for break and lunch.
  • Setting up the tower lift for the right size pots.
  • Keep areas of work safe and clean at all times.
  • Ensure that all equipment is safe to operate.
  • Follow proper Lockout-Tag out Procedures. (Authorized)
  • The above list is not all encompassing. Other duties maybe assigned by the supervisor as required.
*    Inspect workstations to assure safe conditions
*    Be properly trained on equipment before attempting any work
*    Assure all employees are wearing proper safety equipment
*    Be trained in Lock Out Tag Out procedures
*    Keep workstations clean at all times

Physical Demands of Position:
*    Able lift up to 50 pounds

Job Experience:  Must have printing process experience.  This is a hands on position .  This individual must be highly motivated and able to work in a high paced manufacturing environment.

Education:  Must be able to read, write and communicate with Supervisor and co-workers.

Technical Skills:  Print process background.  Must have good analytical thinking skills.

Supervisory Skills:  Would be helpful, but is not necessary.

Nursery Supplies Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
No phone calls, please.
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