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Date: Nov 17, 2020

Location: Walton, KY, US, 41094

Company: International Paper

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<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">International Paper’s Richwood, KY Preprint Facility is looking for a qualified candidate -for a Production position on 2nd (2p-10:30p) shift and 3rd (9p-5:30a) shift. The successful candidate will produce and mount quality photopolymer printing plates for use in our high volume industrial printing press. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">This is an air-conditioned, high-tech team environment that offers on-the-job training in our state-of-the-art processes, excellent promotional opportunities and career growth.  Qualified candidates will be highly-motivated individuals that meet the following qualifications:

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<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Purpose:       

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The Production position will produce and mount and ship quality photopolymer printing plates.

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Organizational Authority:

  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Train employees on the operation of all mounting and plate making procedures.

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Organizational Interfaces: 

  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Works in conjunction with all departments within the facility.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Responsible safe operation at all levels while on site, as well as team members’ safety.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Participation in Safety Committee.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Support quality programs and processes.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Work in a Team Environment

Responsibilities

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">General

  1. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Create an atmosphere and culture that drives toward an accident free workplace.
  2. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Responsible for all paperwork and checklists created in the platemaking/mounting process.
  3. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Must be sensitive to all types of waste and minimize the impact of waste in all areas and materials used daily.
  4. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Review and understand order instructions and any other necessary paperwork to ensure fully what is required to produce a quality product.
  5. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Maintain equipment (perform preventative maintenance as scheduled)
  6. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Follows all published Standard Operating Procedures.
  7. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Complete daily housekeeping in order to maintain a safe and clean environment / Perform weekly audits as scheduled.
  8. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Enter your worked hours daily into a time reporting system.
  9. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Special projects as assigned.
    <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 
    <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Platemaker
  10. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Weekly inventory of all platemaking supplies.
  11. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Performs quality checks.
  12. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Packaging and shipment of plates to outside customers.
  13. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Able to back-up and help support the mounting department.
  14. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Confirm and prepare all materials used in the platemaking process.
  15. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Process plates for finished product to customer and/or mounting (cutting apart, beveling, adding centerlines, adding sticky back as required, packing for shipment requiring specific customer specifications).
  16. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Prep and trim plates for mounting use.
  17. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Record produced plates in the platemaking log.
  18. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Check in pre-made plates from suppliers.
  19. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Provide backup for Mounter.
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    <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mounting
  20. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Preps plates for Mounting
  21. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Review advance copies to ensure special mounting instructions and customer’s specifications are met.
  22. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mount digital printing plates on cylinders using one of two Harley Optichek mounters.
  23. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visual check of plates and backing to ensure no defects.
  24. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Producing a roll off (sample print using plates)
  25. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Cutting of prep work and sealing of mounted jobs
  26. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Taking pictures of mounter’s roll off.
  27. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Assist with inventory of shipping and mounting supplies as requested by Plate Supervisor.
  28. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Prepare mounted jobs for shipment including confirming all items listed on Bill of Lading are included, address labels are correct and any special shipping instructions are being followed.
  29. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Weekly inventory of all mounting supplies.
  30. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Understand schedule and make sure jobs are prioritized according to deadlines.
  31. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Provide back-up for Plate making
  32. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Other duties as assigned.
    <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Required Skills
  1. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Understanding of photopolymer printing plates helpful.
  2. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Knowledge of the flexographic printing process helpful.
  3. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Able to handle multiple projects at one time.
  4. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Able to complete tasks with little or no supervision.
  5. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Good analytical and decision making skills.
  6. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Good written and verbal communication skills.
  7. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Good interpersonal skills.
  8. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Good organizational skills.
  9. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Background in problem solving and continuous improvement.
  10. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Basic computer skills. (Microsoft Word and Excel)
    <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Education/Experience Requirements
  1. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High School Diploma
  2. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Previous printing, platemaking or mounting experience helpful.

 

International Paper 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. 


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