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Press Operator |Buffalo Grove, IL

Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

Posted: 01/10/2024 Job Category: Light Industrial Job Number: 374351

Job Description



As a Press Operator, you will be responsible to safely operate, set up, and care for the printing press machines and direct the press assistants to ensure continuous improvements in customer satisfaction

Read and follow daily press schedule to meet daily production needs

Legibly and accurately record activities on required documentation and in the daily activities log books

Set up and record run condition reports for each job completed

Properly and safely use all tools necessary to set up each job as efficiently and with as little waste as possible

Read and understand customer order and artwork

Track all setup, downtime and run time on the production report and by using Axapta or shop floor

Accurately scan and process all materials going on and coming off of the machine

Run the order as quickly and efficiently as quality allow

Mark or flag all press stops, splices and misprints during the run and keep an accurate Flag report for each roll

Remove and properly dispose of all flying splices and defects on rewind position or master roll

Monitor print quality during the run using the auto defect detection system

Responsible for the cleanliness of the press and the area around the press

Report any and all mechanical issue he encounters during the shift

Regular attendance is required

Help train and teach in any or all of his responsibilities

Monitor and hold assistant accountable for their responsibilities




High school diploma or equivalent (GED) required

At least 5+ years of wide web flexographic printing experience required

Ability to grasp and understand product layout sheets and how to read artwork

Operator must understand the difference between good and bad print based off of all provided materials: ARTWORK, PLS, WO, SEPARATIONS and COLOR MASTER FOLDER

Must have a clear understanding of how to use the quality checklist and of its importance

Must understand the Spectro densitometer

Must have a clear understanding of the company’s digital work flow

Understand with ability to perform, teach, and direct the essential functions of all press positions

Ability to propel self across multiple surfaces, including concrete, carpeting, and linoleum

Standing 10 to 12 hours on solid surface, walking on uneven surfaces 10 to 12 hours; bending, kneeling, squatting 8 to 10 hours

Reaching with arms up and down, side to side; use hands to finger, feel, or handle objects 12 hours

Close vision, peripheral vision and depth perception with ability to discern color and texture; 10 to 12 hours

Ability to hear warning bells and forklift engine; 12 hours

General: Must have good safety awareness and judgment

Effective time management skills with ability to multi-task, self-organize and prioritize tasks; high attention to detail with ability to meet deadlines; ability to work independently to reach goals and successfully partner with others to meet customer requirements; ability to obtain and maintain proficient knowledge of and capability with all tools, machines and software required to perform essential functions

Computer Skills: Average ability to accurately type using a computer monitor and/or keyboard

Language Ability: Spanish bilingual helpful, but not required

Ability to be understood when speaking English, listen to and understand spoken English; read and interpret customer specifications written in English

Ability to write daily logs in English

Ability to speak effectively to communicate quality concerns or production issues

Math Ability: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals to ensure proper measurements before/after production

Reasoning Ability: Able to apply common sense understanding to carry out multiple instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form

Able to deal with problems involving several variables

Must have the ability to wear required Personal Protective Equipment when required to be in production areas, including hair/beard net, cutting gloves and safety glasses, as appropriate

Must be able to stand or walk 75% or more of workday

Must have ability to work in a hot or cold environment around ink or chemicals with protection


Pre-Employment Screening: Drug screen and background check required.

Chase Technical Staffing is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer: that does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, gender (orientation or identification), sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis covered by federal, state, or local laws. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, skills, individual performance, and business needs.

ADA Statement: CHASE Technical is committed to complying fully with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and ensuring equal employment opportunities for qualified persons with disabilities.


Please contact Jesse Hernandez at 847-466-3532

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