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Ink Technician 3rd shift, M-F


Sector : TC Transcontinental Packaging

Jornada completa/parcial : Full-time

Ink Technician 3rd shift, M-F
Ink Technician: 3rd ShiftCreate value at TC Transcontinental.At TC Transcontinental, we’ve got it made, and that's because of the expertise of our team. We are currently looking for a full-time Ink Tech to support production at our Lenexa plant. Essential to TC Transcontinental Packaging operations, the Ink Tech is responsible for verifying conformance of all inks and specifications by performing various responsibilities that includes blending, producing and quality controlling of solvent packaging inks as per each jobs requisition.We have been driving innovation since 1976. With over 8,000 employees and 41 production sites, TC Transcontinental is a leader in the packaging and printing industry, as well as the top French-language educational publishing group in North America. It is a company that takes care of its teams and where employees support each other. At TC Transcontinental, we lead the industry by cultivating a sense of belonging for all.This is a 3rd Shift position: M-F, 11:00pm to 7:00amWhen benefits really help you live better.
  • Group insurance (including health, life, disability, dental and travel insurance)
  • Immediately vested 401k with company match
  • Paid time off
  • Supplier discounts on various products
  • Regular full-time position
  • Employee-involved decision making
When your actions lead to success.
  • Champion and foster a safe work environment by adhering to all safety and regulatory procedures. Ensure all regulatory and OSHA standards are implemented and adhered to including, but not limited to, LOTO, working at heights, confined space, hot work, training, recordkeeping, etc.
  • Champion food safety compliance and readiness, particularly by following and enforcing Safe Quality Food (SQF) and good housekeeping guidelines.
  • Managing day to day operation that will support and contribute to a healthy and safe work environment following all workplace regulations, policies, and initiatives, including reporting all first aid injuries, accidents, and workplace hazards.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable PPE and Food Safety policies and procedures, wear steel tipped shoes, hearing protection, safety glasses, hairnets, beard nets, etc.
  • Follow all SOP’s procedures is mandatory.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area.
  • Review and understand Print Master for ink requirements as well as maintain color files.
  • Monitor and understand X-rite and L*a*b* readings.
  • Operate and maintain all equipment. (Ex. Ink Dispenser, K-Proofer and Hand Rollers, etc.)
  • Support maintenance dept. and perform preventive maintenance of equipment with assigned PM tasks.
  • Maintain complete and accurate record of all technical information. (Ex. Q.C X-rite under a Delta E of 1.00 and record it on the Daily Color Match form).
  • Provides ink drawdowns, swatches, and new color matches for press and customer.
  • Provides press side toning expertise for exacting color standards and adherence to production schedules.
  • Learn to troubleshoot at press side by recording and monitoring press run / downtime.
  • Clearly communicate to other shifts and involved personnel the status of any job (s) being worked on during, before or after your shift has ended.
  • Blends inks for timely delivery to press department according to production schedules.
  • Follow staging procedures to storage inks at the established staging area based on the daily press schedule (Goal is to stage 8 to 24 hrs. prior).
  • Identify press returns and follow the work off program of materials to insure low dormancy levels. Utilize Ink dispenser for inventory control, work off and batch production.
  • Manage inventory of new and work off inks. Provide low inventory alerts.
  • Individual contributor position; works alone as the ink technician.
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement projects.
  • Completing other related duties as assigned by managers or supervisors.
When your expertise drives us.
  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent.
  • Previous experience operating a printing press (Flexo, Stack, Litho, Gravure) preferred.
  • 2+ years' experience operating Ink dispenser, X-Rite Exact Spectro, Lab Mixer, Kit Mixer (air driven), Hand Proofer, Lab and production scales.
  • Basic knowledge of different ink types, solvent ink formulations, Flexographic printing, and laminating processes.
  • Ability to pass a color perception testAbility to read and interpret a measuring tape.
  • Ability to read, write, apply basic math skills (calculations involving decimals and fractions), and understand simple and concise instructions or information.
  • Demonstrates computer proficiency and comfort with Word, Excel and PowerPoint software necessary for day-to-day operations.
  • Ability to interpret work order and Print Master.
  • Possess visual acuity to sufficiently identify product non-conformances including basic colors and shades.
When our contribution invents the future.A pillar in its various sectors of activity, TC Transcontinental inspires by its desire to create a responsible and united world. Its actions, particularly its commitment to the use of plastic, contribute to the protection of resources and the design of innovative products.Send us your application. Create something with TC Transcontinental. WeveGotItMade.com

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