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Production Operator - Flatbed Printing

Location: 

Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73120

Req ID: 210189 

     *This is a full time position.*

 

      BASIC PURPOSE:  We are seeking a qualified individual to help our growing and fast paced In-house Print Shop. Digital printing experience is a must; experience operating large format flatbed printers is required. Applicant will be responsible for the operation of an Acuity 8’x10’ flatbed. This position will be involved in all phases of large format production, including prep, RIP setup, finishing, trimming, mounting and packaging. The appropriate candidate should excel at working hard, completing jobs on schedule never letting quality suffer. An eye for color and quality control is a must. Applicant must be able to work a flexible schedule to meet business demands and overtime when necessary.

 

      MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Operate Acuity XS and/or Acuity F Flatbed and other miscellaneous finishing equipment.
  • Carries out fabrication, assembly of signage, packaging, and shipping of new & completed print jobs.
  • Performs regular maintenance on equipment and troubleshoots/fix equipment when necessary.
  • Maintains the work area and equipment in a clean, orderly, and organized condition.
  • Examines job order to determine quantity to be printed, stock specifications, colors and special printing/shipping instructions.
  • Measures material thickness and adjusts space setup between print heads/carriage according to thickness of material stock.
  • Starts press, examines nozzle checks, position on material and registration and makes adjustments to press throughout production run to maintain specific registration and color density.
  • Performs material handling and inventory management as directed by supervisor.
  • Performs material and consumable ordering from vendors
  • Communicates with supervisors, press crew, and Marketing team to verify production schedules and instructions. Checks job set-up parameters with the job ticket specifications to ensure accurate setup.
  • Monitors all printing and press related processes and makes adjustments as necessary.
  • Follows all company and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety regulations and encourages safe work habits from other crewmembers.

 

     EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • A minimum of two years Digital/Large Format printing experience

 

    SKILLS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • A working knowledge of digital printing, large format flatbed printers, and finishing equipment.
  • Knowledge of Adobe CS Suite, Microsoft Office, PDF Workflow, PostScript-RIP and Color Management.
  • Strong verbal and oral communication skills, keen attention to detail, ability to multi-task, strong organization skills, flexible and self-motivated to take on additional tasks.
  • Must be a team player that is detail-orientated and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Requires prolonged standing, bending and stooping.
  • Lifting up to 75 pounds.
  • Requires normal range of hearing and vision.
  • Shift work is common, as is overtime in order to meet deadlines.

 

Job Function(s): Other 

 

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is the industry-leading travel stop network in the United States. For more than 55 years, we’ve provided customers with highway hospitality and “Clean Places, Friendly Faces.” We’re passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with fuel, food and supplies. We offer meals from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and everything needed to get back on the road quickly. The Love’s Family of Companies includes:

  • Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry’s safest trucking fleets
  • Speedco, the light mechanical and trucking service specialists
  • Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader
  • Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert

The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment to these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.


Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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