Dart Container Senior Press Operator in Chicago, Illinois

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Date: Sep 15, 2018


Chicago, IL, US

Company: Dart Container

Department: Paper Printing

Schedule: COP C (7:00PM 7:00AM)

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Reads and reviews daily production schedule, performs necessary line checks and assist with all types of changeovers including size and imprint changes on press.

  • Operates printing equipment as directed by supervisor or shift lead. Maintains accurate and timely production and quality records.

  • Monitors press output and visually inspects product for defects and quality issues.

  • Loads and unloads paper rolls, mount and shaft rolls, thread machine, maintain correct ink levels, colors and chemistry. Make necessary adjustments to ensure proper registration and maintain strict quality performance.

  • Meets set-up reduction requirements by pre-staging plate cylinders, inks, paper and other necessary supplies and equipment. Follow up after setups to ensure inks are returned, plates washed and returned.

  • Maintains all materials, tools, and supplies in a clean and orderly manner and follow all safety, sanitation and product safety procedures and policies.

  • Fills in for operators and helpers as required on all presses including wash-ups, plant changes, and ink-up print checks, set impressions and set register.

  • Understand and operate all features of press functions.

  • Assists lower level operators in solving quality and production problems.

  • Assists in training new Press Operators.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Demonstration of minimum proficiency with the English language in order to ensure effective new hire training and on-going communications about safety and quality issues

  • Ability to work overtime as needed

  • Ability to work weekends as needed

  • One (1) year experience operating printing equipment

  • Computer skills including familiarity with computerized production systems

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Trade school or associates degree in Flexographic Printing

Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (800) 545-3278 Ext 3370 or email us at ADArequests@dart.biz. Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (800) 545-3278 Ext 3390 or email us at applicationassistance@dart.biz for assistance.

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