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Hiring Now! Plate Maker

Company: Multi-Color Corporation
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Job Description:

Multi-Color is one of the largest and most awarded label companies in the world, servicing segments such as Home & Personal Care, Food & Beverage, Wine & Spirits and Consumer Durables. A true global leader, our state-of-the-art facilities operate in over 26 countries.

Our 10,000+ employees are guided by our core values: Integrity, Passion, Creativity, Perseverance and Achievement. These values constantly guide our interactions and decision making at Multi-Color!

The Plate Maker is accountable for all tasks/duties described in this job description as well as other assignments as directed by the Prepress Graphics Manager, Lead and/or Plant Manager. The Plate Maker sets the foundation for successful printing production. They ensure that the proper tools are available when the press needs them or provides timely communication with production to minimize downtime.

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Regular and predictable attendance, including logging in and out of time worked
  • Complies with all company and safety policies and procedures
  • Make flexographic/litho plates
  • Make Rotary Screens
  • Responsible for the critical evaluation of all plates/screens made and completes appropriate QA check lists
  • Responsible for maintaining Plate and Screen Tracking Logs
  • Verifies information on Plate Envelope is correct
  • Responsible for cleaning and maintaining platemaking room/screen room and equipment
  • Responsible for completing preventive maintenance in accordance to set schedule and need
  • Coordinates plate priorities with Scheduling, Graphics Coordinator, or Graphics Supervisor
  • Maintains PPMS and PSA schedules to understand priorities and mark completion of jobs or flags

Additional Responsibilities (less than 50% of time):

  • Plate Mounting/De-Mounting
  • Participate in continuous improvement / Kaizen teams.
  • Attends department meetings and internal training classes
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • HS Diploma or GED is required; College degree strongly preferred, ideally related to the printing industry
  • Print manufacturing experience preferred
  • Technical expertise in flexo, litho, rotary screen and general printing processes.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to translate technical information into actionable tasks.
  • Intimate knowledge in preparing / planning artwork for high-volume printing.
  • Knowledge of color separations, press layouts, print specifications
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications
  • Radius job management software experience is a plus.
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment.
  • Self-starter with strong organizational and planning skills.

Employee Benefits:

  • Medical Insurance & Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with company match
  • Disability Coverage
  • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Wage progression opportunities
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Vacation and Holidays

Keywords: Multi-Color Corporation, Harrisburg , Hiring Now! Plate Maker, Other , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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