Machine Operator - 1st shift

  • Location
    Shakopee, Minnesota
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Salary
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing - Machine Operator

Machine Operator Level 1/Press Operator

¿ Operate and maintain equipment including but not limited to digital presses and/or bindery equipment (HP Indigo, Xerox iGen, Lasermax, UV Coaters, etc.)
¿ Perform routine and preventive maintenance including troubleshooting problems to maintain quality standards and to keep equipment in running condition - request maintenance as required.
¿ Inspecting for adherence to procedures using, visual discrimination, print quality analysis, and judgment.
¿ Recognizing when routine adjustments are necessary and identifying errors at the earliest possible stage to minimize production rework.
¿ Ensure labor is used efficiently
¿ Ability to keep good records
¿ Ensure product meets the quality standards
¿ Maintain safety and OSHA standards
¿ Responsible for cleanliness of area and maintaining 5S standards
¿ Drive continuous improvement
¿ Any other project as assigned by supervision or management
Skills and Attributes Needed:
¿ Able to operate and maintain Press and or Bindery equipment.
¿ Ability to follow written instructions
¿ A methodical "procedure-oriented" approach to tasks and an affinity for detail for quality control purposes.
¿ Ability to match or detect subtle differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness
¿ Required to take and pass the Workkeys assessment at ¿Press¿ level
¿ Must have hard work ethic, ability to learn quickly, and common sense.
¿ Able to work independently on projects and collaborate as a strong member
¿ Communicate effectively with supervision, tech support, and other associates
¿ Excellent attention to detail, flexible and adaptable to change
¿ Able to operate under pressure and meet deadlines
¿ Ability to multitask and set priorities
¿ Computer knowledge including Microsoft Office programs and email
¿ Strong interpersonal/communication and analytical skills
¿ Able to lift up to 50 lbs., mobility to crouch, reach, bend and do repetitive actions with hands and arms


¿ High school or vocational/technical school diploma or certificate.
¿ Additional courses in print production, operations, or similar functional areas preferred
¿ Courses in chemistry, electronics, and color theory are desired.


¿ Background and experience in conventional offset operation, preferably in color printing.
¿ An understanding of prepress functions.
¿ Experience in operating mechanical/ electromechanical equipment.
¿ Experience in basic computer operation.

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