Five (5) CXC/GCE O’level passes inclusive of English Language and Mathematics; Required a minimum of two (2) years of relevant experience in Flexographic Printing Press Operation in a manufacturing environment; Any equivalent combination of qualifications, training and experience; Ability to read and comprehend documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedures and work instructions ; Knowledge of the products manufactured in the factory; Knowledge of health and safety regulations; Ability to understand quality control methods; Accurate, careful, responsible, quick and alert; Solid verbal and written communication skills with strong ability to follow written or verbal instructions; Good Interpersonal Skills; Ability to maintain good relationships with other employees and the public.
The Trainee Flexographic Printing Press Operator is responsible for theset up and operation of single and multi-color printing presses in accordance with the printing specifications and customer requirements and expectations. Must be able to exercise safe use of chemicals related to the printing process and must have good working knowledge of record keeping techniques.
Ensure plates are set and required jobs are printed on printing press according to customer specifications.
Ensure all alcohol, acetate and ink are weighed and recorded on the job sheet.
Execute all start up functions to ensure the machines are operationally ready for production on a daily basis.
Execute all shut down functions to ensure the machines are turned off at the end of production on a daily basis.
Print quality must be continuously monitored and adjustments made where necessary.
Ensure all rolls are changed and stuck to web plastic in accordance with set standards in a timely manner.
Ensure all plates are cleaned and secured upon completion of the work day.
Ensure housekeeping is practiced at all times
Ensure adherence to the organization’s safety policies, procedures and guidelines as per the organization’s Safety & Health Manual.
Follow all rules and regulations as stated by the company.
Perform other duties as required by any duly authorized personnel.