SUMMARY OF FUNCTIONS
The Screen-Printing Press Operator is responsible for screen printing on t-shirts, sweatshirts and a variety of other apparel. The press operator role includes the setup and operation of screen printing machines to print designs onto articles and materials.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The essential duties and responsibilities of the Screen Printing Press Operator include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Setup the multi-color press for each job
- Start the dyeing oven and sets the thermostat to the temperature specified for the printing run
- Checks the quality of shirts to ensure quality control standards are met
- Inspect garments for misprints/defects
- Ensure counts are correct and boxed neatly
- Complete paperwork and prepare for shipping
- Clean squeegee’s and screens according to cleaning standards
- Maintain a clean work environment
- Follow all safety standards and policies
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High School diploma or GED. Experience in Screen Printing required and a minimum of 2 years’ experience preferred.
ATTENTION TO DETAILS: Ability to identify quality issues and comprehend and process details quickly.
COMMUNICATION SKILLS: Ability to read and comprehend job tickets and specifications. Good verbal communication skills to communicate with co-workers.
FLEXIBILITY: Willingness and interest to cross train in other departments when needed.
FAST-PACE WORK SKILLS: Ability to keep the pace when jobs are moving fast and multiple tasks are presented simultaneously.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee will stand the majority of his/her shift. The employee frequently is required to reach and lift with hands and arms. The employee is required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee will encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly subjected to a warehouse environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The environment is not controlled and fluctuates based on external temperatures.