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Wide Format Operator, Overnight, Printing Services – Lakeland

Location: Lakeland, FL
Job ID: 27047BR
Department: Printing & Mail Services
Working Hours: 6:45pm - 5:30am; Monday – Thursday
Pay Frequency: Weekly
Date Posted: Dec 18, 2023

$36 - 50k
Onsite
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Description

The main function of this position is to print on a digital UV flatbed printer, a roll to roll latex printer, as well as routing on a CNC router. This will be done on a variety of different rigid and flexible substrates, including metals, plastics, boards, synthetics, vinyl, banner, and canvas. This requires the set-up and complete operation of the rigid wide format digital printer, the digital latex printer, several digital CNC routers, and various wide format finishing equipment.

A Printing Services Wide Format Operator typically …

  • Reading and comprehending written job specifications. Job specifications provide the production details of each job/finished product.
  • Safely and efficiently setting-up and completing operation of a rigid wide format digital printer, a flexible wide format digital printer, a digital CNC router, and various wide format finishing equipment.
  • Safely and efficiently operating maintenance and cleanliness of a rigid wide format digital printer, a flexible wide format digital printer, a digital CNC router, and various wide format finishing equipment.
  • Timely and accurate accounting and reporting of production time and materials, via shop-floor data collection terminals.


Required Qualifications

  • High School diploma or the equivalent
  • Knowledge of rigid wide format digital printing
  • Knowledge of rigid wide format finishing processes
  • Knowledge of rigid wide format digital printer and computerized router front end software
  • Math and measurement knowledge
  • High degree of mechanical skills, combined with the abilities required to operate a highly technical rigid wide format digital printer and various wide format finishing equipment
  • High degree of diagnostic, performance, and problem solving skills and experience
  • Physical abilities, including: the lifting of up to 70 pounds, extended walking/standing (up to 14 hours/day), bending, and squatting
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Adaptability and versatility (change) skills
  • Willingness and the ability to work variable work schedules (sometimes with short notice) when and as required by the work load, which may include weekend and/or holiday hours

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate of Science in Graphic Arts
  • Two years of rigid wide format digital printer and wide format finishing equipment operation
  • Graphics arts college and/or trade school certification(s)
  • Knowledge of Onyx Thrive
  • Knowledge of Publix and Printing Services job and code numbering systems
  • Knowledge of general Publix and Printing Services’ policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of chain-of-custody (CoC) processes and procedures
  • Knowledge of Safety Data Sheets (SDS), Lock-Out/Tag-Out (LOTO), Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Knowledge of Shop Floor Data Collection, via Monarch Data Collection (thin net) Terminals

Benefits

  • Employee stock ownership plan that contributes Publix stock to associates each year at no cost
  • An opportunity to purchase additional shares of our privately-held stock
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Group health, dental and vision plans plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Free hot lunches (buffet-style) at facilities with a cafeteria
  • Visit our website to see all of our benefits: Benefits – Jobs (publix.com)

Year End Bonus

To reward associates for their contributions to the company for the calendar year, Publix provides a Holiday Bonus in November. In the first year of continuous employment the bonus is equal to 15 hours of pay, and in the second year of continuous employment the bonus is equal to one week’s pay if associate remains employed through issue date of the bonus check. In subsequent years, the bonus is equal to two weeks’ pay.


Additional Information

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Please do not use your Publix email address when applying. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive a confirmation email.


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