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Job Description:

  • 1) Tends manually controlled offset press that prints lettering on products, such as dial faces and plastic containers: Rolls machine carriage, equipped with pair of clean and inked cylinders, back and forth over press bed to ink engraved plates or dies and transfer impression to clean cylinder.

  • 2) Positions dial faces or containers in holders in front of engraved plates.

  • 3) Pulls carriage forward so that letters are impressed on clean cylinder and transferred to surface of product.

  • 4) Inspects product for smears, stains, uniform shading, and contrast.

  • 5) Places product on tray and places tray into oven to dry printing ink, or places product on conveyor leading to drying oven.

  • 6) Prints flexible containers on press equipped with airhose; forces air into container with hose to produce solid surface for printing.

  • 7) Periodically washes cylinders with solvent.

  • 8) Spreads ink on cleaned cylinder with spatula.

  • 9) May clean smears and spots from rejects with solvent and reprint them.

  • 10) May change ink, rollers, and die cut to print more than one color.




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DOT:   651.685-018

Job Number: 6920