Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific Location: Bohemia, NY Employment Type: Full Time Date Posted: 07/30/2021 Expire Date: 10/17/2021 Job Categories:
Construction, Mining and Trades, Information Technology, Manufacturing and Production, Quality Control, Research & Development
Job Title: Press Operator
When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.
Location/Division Specific Information
This position is located within the Clinical Trials Division a segment of Pharma Services Group. The Clinical Trials Division is a world leader in global supply chain and biosample management.
Third Shift- M-F
How will you make an impact?
Flexographic press operator responsible for the creation of custom printed clinical labels from roll stock using flexographic printing presses. Based on workload, press operator will be required to operate one of the following when needed: 4150 booklet press, 5 color flexographic press, Scout Standard Press, and 2200 Standard Press.Label creation must comply with specifications listed on job order and customer profile and meet quality and construction specifications as defined by the Clinical Trial Industry and cGMP standards. Inspects printed material during production and changes controls to correct printing mistakes. Responsible for insuring equipment and materials are operated and maintained at the highest standards and as per Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
What will you do?
Required to operate one of the following when needed: 4150 booklet press, 5 color flexographic press, Scout Standard Press, and 2200 Standard Press based on workload.
Ability to print a wide array of label constructions from pressure sensitive roll stock using flexographic label presses.
Demonstrates excellent ink matching and maintenance skills which meet the highest industry standards.
Ability to work with various pressure sensitive materials and ink series.
Follows client approved proofs and associated documents to manufacture labels per established specifications.
Manufactures both roll and fan folded labels.
Maintains daily and monthly production goals and schedules proactively relaying any obstacles encountered to management to insure smooth operations
Produces products utilizing both water base and UV inks.
Utilizes Delam/Relam and turn bar equipment.
Utilizes both rotary and magnetic tooling.
Proven ability to trouble shoot and identify solutions to problems.
Inspects printed material during production and performs manual adjustments to avoid and/or correct printing inconsistencies and imperfections.
Operates presses in a controlled manner to limit waste and defects.
Offers process improvement suggestions to improve products, processes and environment.
Ability to work in an organized manner, paying close attention to even the smallest detail, while maintaining a clean professional work environment.
Ability to multi-task to optimize production while maintaining the highest quality standards.
Proactively ensures a quality product will be produced by performing tasks in a methodical manner
Ability to work independently in planning, setting up and manufacturing a wide array of label constructions which meet client specifications.
Issues, prepares and returns material correctly and in a timely manner for press runs.
Understands and follows all SOPs and Work Instructions that relate to press operations on each press.
Demonstrates excellent documentation practices at all times
Maintains the pressroom in an organized manner in order to operate at the highest level of productivity.
Follows all safety procedures when operating all manufacturing equipment or when handling chemicals.
Performs all jobs per established Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Work Instructions (WIs) and company policies.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment and demonstrate team work when necessary to insure jobs are completed per established timelines.
Maintains the press area and label storage area in a constant state of cleanliness.
Applies current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) in all areas of responsibility.
Demonstrates and drives the Thermo Fisher values – Integrity, Intensity, Involvement and Innovation (The Four I’s).
Conducts all activities in a safe and efficient manner.
Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.
How will you get here?
High School Diploma or equivalent
Designated position for mandatory vision testing every two years
2+ years flexographic printing press experience
2+ years’ experience working in press manufacturing environment
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Ability to troubleshoot issues and identify potential solutions associated with a wide array of constructions
Mechanically inclined with demonstrated ability to accurately read measurements.
Ability to communicate in a professional manner with internal customers.
Must be able to accept work instructions on a daily basis.
Cooperative and professional team player
Ability to learn new tasks and accept new responsibilities
Ability to lift and maneuver materials weighing up to 70 lbs.
At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 75,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.
Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.