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Printing Press Operator

Dart Container Corporation • Federalsburg, MD

Posted 1 month ago

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Experience - 5 years
Degree - High School

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Job Description

Perform all operations to set-up and operate presses and/or other production printing equipment. Maintain work area and finished product from the press, preventing interruptions in the running of the press.

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Perform necessary line checks as well as perform and assist with all type changeovers including size and imprint changes on press.
  • Assist in overseeing the operation of all printing equipment as directed by the supervisor. Record all machine shift production on production paperwork.
  • Visually inspect product for obvious defects and quality issues. Reports non-conformances concerning product safety, quality and legality.  Adjusts where applicable to remedy.
  • Load and unload paper, mount and shaft rolls, thread machine, maintain correct ink levels and colors within ink stations. Make necessary adjustments to ensure proper registration and maintain strict quality performance. Transfer required quality of paper to press.
  • Meet set-up reduction requirements by pre-staging plate cylinders, inks, paper, etc.
  • Follow up after setups to ensure inks are returned, plates washed and returned on both wide and narrow presses.
  • Maintain all materials, supplies, associated areas and assigned lines in a clean and orderly manner/condition and follow Safety and Sanitation procedures/policies.
  • Fill in for operators and helpers on all presses including wash-ups, plate changes, and ink-up print checks, set impressions and set register.
  • Work with water base inks and mount printing plates on equipment.
  • Perform and assist with monthly and annual preventative maintenance on assigned equipment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Demonstrate minimum proficiency with the English language in order to ensure effective new hire training and on-going communications about safety and quality issues.
  • Ability to follow instructions.
  • Ability to work overtime and weekends as needed.
  • Five (5) years of industrial printing experience required.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to do simple math (add, subtract, multiply, divide both whole numbers as well as decimals and fractions) and compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Basic knowledge of Manufacturing Software is required.

Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.


If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (800) 545-3278 Ext 3390 or email us at for assistance.


Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (800) 545-3278 Ext 3370 or email us at Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

Job ID: 82103
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