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CI Pressman

Reporting to the Printing Supervisor your primary responsibility is to set –up and operate flexographic printing presses in accordance with the specifications and quality requirements of the docket in the most cost effective way possible.

Key Accountabilities

  • Set-up the printing press to produce printed film in accordance with the specifications and quality requirements of the docket
  • Direct all staff to operate the press in the most efficient way achieving the stated machine production rates and daily production targets
  • Ensure scrap rates on all dockets are maintained below 2%
  • Follow all Food Safety, product quality and Health and Safety Guidelines as laid out in the Departmental Summary
  • Perform all work activity in a safe manner
  • Assist with all other work that needs to be completed


  • Manages all print related orders
  • Maintains consistent print (ie: viscosity, register) through out order
  • Files and cleans printing plates after use
  • Maintains a safe and clean work area around presses
  • Organizes film, print cylinders and prepares press for up coming orders to minimize downtime
  • Ensures inks, alcohol and solvents are readily available for shift
  • Maintains presses (ie: lubricating, adjusting parts)
  • Instructs Press Helper to assist Pressman with all other tasks, such as: pan cleaning, annilox roller changes, inker (rubber) roller change, cylinder removal, cylinder installation, re-stocking all excess inks in the ink room
  • Fills out check sheets to assure print quality is maintained
  • Dispenses ink as needed
  • Places unused ink kits in holding area for ink quality check

Must haves:

  • Trade Diploma or Certification
  • Strong Mechanical aptitude
  • Shift work, flexible
  • Physically able to perform all aspects of the job; be on your feet entire shift, bending, reaching, walking, lifting up to 50lbs
  • Excellent English communication skills, reading, writing and speaking, grade 12 or equivalent
  • Ability to follow directions, written or spoken
  • Computer and organizational skills.
  • Must be able to work independently or in team.
  • Must have good vision acuity; cannot be colour blind


  • Desire to learn
  • Strong teamwork ethic
  • Positive, can-do attitude


  • Manufacturing and production plant
  • Breaks are 2 X 10 min paid breaks and 1 X 30 min unpaid. Breaks to be determined by Supervisor
  • In house print shop

All candidates must be able to communicate effectively in English and be available for an in-person interview during normal working hours. All candidates must be able to perform this physically demanding role and be available for shift work. All candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada for any employer.

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