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Press Operator D in Eden Prairie, MN at Anagram

Date Posted: 12/3/2022

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Job Description

Anagram leads the world in making balloons fun with consumer inspired and inspiring product development, industry-expanding innovation, and strong, value-added partnerships.
We proudly offer many products you will only find with an Anagram label. Our dedicated-to-the joy employees are focused on creating the best product and the biggest smiles possible. 
At Anagram, we strive to create joy, on purpose, every single day. 

Job Purpose

We are growing. Come join our team!

Anagram International leads the world in producing balloons that create joy on purpose. Located in Eden Prairie, MN, we are seeking a hardworking team player who is eager to be part of our production staff as an experienced Press Operator. The ideal candidate has attention to detail, shows pride in their work and has a desire to produce the industry's leading labels. Our team strives to exceed our customers' expectations and consists of individuals who are passionate about their work, committed to our clients, and willing to help wherever needed to achieve results. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reads instructions from the job ticket and sets up or directs setup of press based on instructions.
  • Makes job ready by running make ready to check print quality, registration, color, die cutting, perforation and carrier width.
  • Makes final prerun inspection of job and runs job. When necessary confers with supervisor for approval. Responsible for quality of print, registration, color, die cutting, perforation and carrier width. Operates or directs operation of printing press to print in accordance with job orders.
  • Alert supervisor or scheduling if jobs will exceed allotted time.
  • Returns dies and plates in appropriate holder, to specific locations.
  • Must be flexible in changing priorities based on scheduling needs.
  • Operates or assist on other pressroom equipment and presses if needed and when workload permits.
  • Assists in cleaning up and keeping immediate work area neat and orderly.
  • Help to maintain proper inventory levels of general necessity items and notify supervisor when low.
  • Keeping proper inventory levels by recording accurate bill of materials
  • Installs Anilox rollers, plates, inks and dies into proper stations, making necessary adjustments to maintain quality of production.
  • Notifies Supervision of needed repairs and replacement parts.
  • Ensures that assigned equipment is properly maintained and in safe operating condition.
  • Performs other tasks as requested.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary from time to time.

Perks and Benefits

  • Anagram offers competitive wages
  • Progressive healthcare insurance
  • 401k w/ MAXIMUM match
  • Profit Sharing
  • Generous PTO time
  • FREE standard long term and short term disability insurance
  • Upbeat, energetic, production environment.
  • OT available
  • FREE employer-provided basic Life Insurance
  • Employee referral bonus program

Job Requirements

Qualifications, Skills, Education Required

  • Minimum - High School Diploma or GED & have basic computer skills.
  • Best candidates would have AT LEAST 5 years*FLEXO PRINTING* related experience with ability to write and read simple instructions.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions & procedure manuals.
  • Must be able to meet and/or pass the minimum requirement on a mechanical test or have demonstrated mechanical aptitude through prior work experience.
  • Should be able to perform basic math including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
  • Must be able to maintain good attendance and flexible and willing to work overtime, as needed.

Working Hours      

  • Production positions work 12 hour shifts with hours of 6am-6pm or 6pm-6am. The schedule consists of working two days, two days off, and every other weekend (Friday – Sunday) for a total of 7 shifts every two weeks.

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