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Machine - Label Press Operator

ITW Specialty Products South Brunswick Township Full-Time
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ITW Covid, part of the ITW Specialty Films Division, has a 3rd Shift Label Press Operator opening at our manufacturing facility in Cranbury, NJ.  Hours are 10:00pm - 6:30am, Sunday - Thursday. 


  • Set up and operate the multi-station Flexo press. Set ups include changing rollers, adjusting doctor blades, and installing cutting dies. Set temperatures, speeds, heat, and tension using touch screen. Accurately register or position materials.
  • Following work instructions, load chemical mix and inks. Perform start up tests, do regular visual inspections of materials and machine.
  • As necessary, perform routine cleaning of the machine and rollers. Replenish mix and inks during operations.
  • Review, update or maintain proper written production, quality, and inventory documentation. This includes log books, work instructions, bar code labels, schedules and work orders for quantity, footage, and drawings. Enter data into computer system to make labels for finished rolls.
  • Use various measuring equipment to accurately set up and run machine,
  • Visually inspect heads for defects.
  • Perform material handling duties using lifts and hoists to move rolls, dies, and other materials.
  • Use Allen wrenches, pipe wrenches, screwdrivers, box knives, tape measures, rulers, and other small hand tools.
  • Make necessary UV and water base mixes as required.
  • Cross train on different machines and batch making as needed.
  • General housekeeping duties.  Must maintain neat and orderly work area.
  • Strictly adhere to OSHA and safety regulations, security regulations and work rules.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Experience & Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Material Handling experience, including forklifts
  • Ability to follow instructions (both written and verbal) as well as ability to read drawings.
  • Some experience using common hand tools and tape measure or ruler.
  • Work with minimal supervision in manufacturing.
  • Strong basic math (decimals and fractions) and measurement ability (use and read tape measures or weigh scales) required. Must be able to understand metric system (grams, kilograms) and convert to standard. Read formulas.
  • 3-5 years experience with setup, operation and troubleshooting industrial machinery which is continually processing materials. Ideally experience includes work with inks, printing, viscosity, HAZMAT (hazardous materials), and weighing or mixing chemicals strongly desired.
  • Previous related experience a plus, but not required.


Physical Requirements

  • Stand/walk/stoop/bend/lift/crouch/carry/twist on an occasional basis
  • Must have excellent vision for material defects. Ability to concentrate visually for long periods.
  • Ability to lift up to 55 pounds. Must lift and carry 75 pounds with another employee. Must be able to move and maneuver a 450-pound drum using drum handling equipment.


Employment Conditions

  • Work safely to prevent on the job accidents and injuries
  • Wear protective clothing and equipment such as safety shoes and safety glasses
  • Work hours may include a nonstandard workweek, overtime, and various shift work
  • Acceptable results of post-offer drug test and background check (employment history, criminal history, motor vehicle and credit checks)

As and ITW Covid employee you will enjoy a generous benefit package which includes medical, dental, prescription drug, 401K with a company match, life insurance, wellness programs, career-related tuition reimbursement, employee discounts, paid holiday, vacation and sick time, and a corporate matching gift program for charitable donations! 


ITW is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the online application system due to your disability, please email hrdept@ codingproducts.com to request assistance. No other requests will be acknowledged.


Skills required

Move Mechanical Part
Use Hand Tool
Operate Press
Operate Offset Press
Operate Hydraulic Press


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