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ePac LLC Digital Press Operator -2nd Shift in Dedham, Massachusetts

ePac Flexible Packaging is a rapidly growing company with locations across the United States, Canada, Europe, and Indonesia. Built on break-through digital printing, ePac is at the crossroads of advanced technology and manufacturing. ePac’s mission is to provide locally-based consumer packaged goods companies the ability to compete with large brands with great packaging. Our customers are predominantly locally-based small and medium-sized CPGs, many of whom are focused on creating natural and innovative products for their consumers. Since opening our first manufacturing facility in 2016, our mission has been clear – to help small brands obtain big brand presence, give back to the communities we serve and contribute to the creation of a more sustainable, circular economy.

This position is 2nd shift, $1.50 shift differential.

SUMMARY OF POSITION

The Digital Press Operator manages operation of the wide web HP20000 digital press(s) and communicates between Pre-Press and Converting Operator to deliver the laminated product to be converted into the final pouched and rollstock products. Responsible for the efficient operation of printing press which consists of running print webs of plastics substrates (PE, BOPP, PET, and other polymer based substrates). in accordance with specification.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Stocks inventory continuously for machines to run product

  • Vets print files and job tickets and corrects them as needed with the front office personnel before printing

  • Prepares files given to them by the Pre-Press department through the DFE

  • Orders supplies to keep both Indigo machines operational

  • Performs maintenance on machines as needed

  • Keeps the HP up time kit fully stocked and updated

  • Works with our Microsoft Dynamics system to efficiently build workflow

  • Maintaining quality of materials produced.

  • Set up and change over of press from one job to another.

  • Loading rolls onto press and unloading finished rolls from press.

  • Getting ink, cores, and other supplies required.

  • Responsible for the waste of materials used in production.

  • Responsible for notifying supervisor when press equipment needs repair work.

NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Could be asked to support other parts of the operations including pouch assistant, slitting, and lamination

JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Working knowledge of HP Indigo presses (HP 20000 experience a plus)

  • Simple mathematical ability for reports required

  • Computer literacy

  • Mathematical knowledge

  • Ability to read a ruler

  • Mechanical skills

  • Attention to detail

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION

  • 1-3 years in production field related to digital printing preferred

  • High school diploma

  • HP Operator 1 training desired

  • Responsibility in the area of food safety essentials from AIB international 5.4.1.1 section of adequacy of prerequisite and food safety programs

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is around, moving mechanical parts and vibration

  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs

  • ePac believes in a collaborative and cross trained workforce and encourage all employees to learn all facets of production. This role will have the ability to learn and train on operational functions throughout the plants.

BENEFITS

We offer an excellent benefit and compensation package that consists of the following:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription drug program.

  • Paid vacation day and holidays

  • Short term disability, long term disability and company paid life insurance plans

  • 401(k) with generous company match

    ePac is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. EEO Poster (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf)

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