Kelly Services DIRECT HIRE- Roto Press Machine Operator-Shelbyville, KY in Shelbyville, Kentucky

Job Description

As a Roto Press Operator, you will be responsible for the production of printed materials for the flexible packaging process. As Operator you will be required to print material to customer specifications. Press Operator will work together with maintenance to keep the machine running at optimum conditions. Also work with their team and management to improve the printing processes. Hours are Monday-Wednesday 7p-7a and Thursday 3p-11p--OFF FRIDAY, SATURDAY, and SUNDAY.

  • Responsible for set-up and operation of a roto/gravure press

  • Checks and inspects material received from prior operations to verify accuracy and conformance to specifications on Sales Order form.

  • Follow safe operating procedures, comply with safety rules and wear PPE as specified.

  • Perform basic operator preventative maintenance to machine and/or tools.

  • Perform tasks within acceptable limits for quality, quantity, and timeliness of completion of tasks.

  • Possess a broad understanding of inks, solvents, material characteristics and ability to perform make ready, set-up and operation of an 8-color press

  • Possess good verbal and written communication skills

  • Has a good understanding of current operating standards and practices. Willing to learn and apply new standards and practices

  • Able to understand and make accurate measurements, has basic high school -level math skills, able to read comprehend and follow verbal or written instructions in English

  • Has basic computer skills

  • Understands and completes all paperwork related to the Press and Operations

  • Possess and be able to apply knowledge of the press, operation, and basic maintenance of the press

  • Participates in Continuous Improvements initiatives

  • Works with co-workers and management in a positive and constructive manner




  • Basic computer skills

  • Possess full color perception

  • Knowledge of and ability to operate printing press

  • Must be able to flex hours in order to support multi-shift operation

  • Ability to stay on task and follow instructions

  • Basic measurement, math, communication, reading, and writing skills

  • Ability to understand and apply all safety, quality, and production standards

  • Must prioritize safety above all else

  • Strong leadership skills

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