Press Operator (4)

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for setting up and operating a multi-color automatic screen-printing press, operating the DMI, and addressing any printing issues by making print adjustments, as needed, to maintain print quality, registration, color, and production speed. The Press Operator will have a good understanding of inks, solvents, and can print line, halftone, and four-color copy on a variety of substrates.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Checking CD/PDF and Job Ticket to verify quantities, garment colors, overrun tolerance, color sequence, substrate
  • Setting up and operating the press
  • Setting dryers to properly dry and/or cure inks
  • Printing the job while maintaining optimum production speed and making press adjustments, as needed, to maintain print quality, registration, and color
  • Operates the DMI
  • Logs the reason codes when the press stops
  • Following the company policies, procedures, safety instructions, and applicable laws
  • Maintaining a clean workstation and press area

Experience & Education:

  • Must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily
  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
  • 1-3 years of related experience and/or training
  • Combination of education and experience
  • Good judgement of color, design, and print quality


  • Able to read and comprehend instructions, correspondences, and memos
  • Able to write simple correspondences
  • Able to communicate effectively one-on-on and in groups with customers and other employees
  • Able to perform basic mathematics (add, subtract, multiply, and divide) in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals

Reasoning Ability

  • Understand and carry out detailed but uninvolved written and/or oral instructions
  • Problem solving

Physical Demands

  • Capable of using hands
  • Standing for long periods of time
  • Able to sit, stoop, kneel, or crouch for short periods of time
  • Able to regularly lift and/or move 25 pounds
  • Able to occasionally lift and/or move 50 pounds
Job Category: Production
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: T-Shirt Tycoon

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