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Flexo Operator - 2nd Shift - Ocala, FL

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Pratt Industries
Posted: November 15 2016
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Position: Paid

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Job Description

Pratt Industries' Converting division is seeking a FLEXO OPERATOR in the Ocala, FL office.

Pratt Industries is America’s 5th largest paper and packaging company with more than 4,000 highly skilled employees dedicated to the environment and sustainability. Pratt Industries is one of the largest corrugated packaging companies in America, with sophisticated manufacturing facilities in more than a dozen states. The company operates three of the most modern, cost effective paper mills in the country, as well as a series of sheet and box plants strategically placed throughout the United States offering a wide range of creative packaging solutions. Pratt Industries is committed to recycling and the environment by “harvesting the urban forest."

Pratt Industries offers competitive compensation plans with incentive opportunities, full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, HSA, All State, Pre-Paid Legal, and 401(k) with company match, paid vacation, and paid holidays.

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Position Summary: A flexo press operator knows how to operate and set up a flexographic printing press. The operator adjusts the speed of the press. Flexo press operators can mount printing plates and cylinders into the printing press, and fill the dye font with ink.

Essential Functions/Position Responsibilities:

• Operators feed the flexographic press with the material that is going to be printed on, so they can lift boxes of materials that can weigh at least 10 pounds and weigh over 100 pounds.

• Flexo press operators must to able to read job orders that gives them specific instructions on what the printing should look like.

• The flexo press operator is responsible for producing the entire printing job correctly.

• The operator is also responsible for cleaning the work area that surrounds the printer.

• Attention to detail is one of the most important skills a flexo press operator should have.

• The operator has to read job orders that specify the types of ink, plate and material that should be used for the printing. If anything goes wrong, the press operator must fix it.

• Good math skills are essential to this job. At times, the operator might have to cut sheets into individual pieces, so they have to know how to cut the material precisely according to the client specification.

• Performs other job-related duties as assigned. Supervisory Responsibilities None Hiring Requirements/Preferences Education

•A high school diploma or general education degree is usually required by employers. College degrees aren't required, but some community colleges offer programs in flexography. Companies that hire flexo press operators require one to five years experience of working a flexographic printing press.

•Professional Attitude & conduct Multi-task, interpersonal communication, problem solving, and time management skills are needed.

•High degree of safety awareness and safety discipline

•Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors and the general public at all times. •Willing to travel and work away from home when and if required.

•Be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.

•Strictly adhere to safety requirements and the policies and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.

•Have the willingness to work in a team environment and assist co–workers or supervisors with other duties as required.

•Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by PRATT Safety and OSHA.

•Be at least age 18 years of age due to nature of working environment.

•You will be expected to be flexible to the needs of our business, as we continually strive to meet and exceed the needs of our customers.

•Please be aware that you must successfully complete a drug screen and background check in order to be hired into the Pratt Industries.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Company Description
Pratt Industries is America's 5th largest paper and packaging company with more than 5,500 highly skilled green collar employees dedicated to the environment and sustainability. Pratt Industries is one of the largest corrugated packaging companies in America, with sophisticated manufacturing facilities in more than twenty states. The company operates four of the most modern, cost effective paper mills in the country, as well as a series of sheet and box plants strategically placed throughout the United States offering a wide range of creative packaging solutions. Pratt Industries is committed to recycling and the environment by harvesting the urban forest.

Pratt Industries offers competitive compensation plans with incentive opportunities, full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, HSA, All State, Pre-Paid Legal, and 401(k) with company match, paid vacation, and paid holidays.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Declaration: The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity/
Affirmative Action Employer/Veterans/Disabled (EEO/AA/Vets/Disabled) Employer,
it is the Company's policy to hire and promote the most qualified applicants and
to comply with all federal, state and local equal employment opportunity laws.

Declaration: The Company is a federal contractor which complies fully with Executive Order 11246,
as amended, and the applicable regulations contained in 41 C.F.R. Parts 60-1 through 60-60; 29 U.S.C.
Section 793 and the applicable regulations contained in 41 C.F.R. Part 60-741;
[38 U.S.C. Section 4212 and the applicable regulations contained in 41 C.F.R. Part 60-250 and/or 60-300;
and 29 C.F.R. Part 471, Appendix A.]

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