Job Category
Auxiliary
Exemption Status/Test
Non Exempt
Reports To
Coordinator Printing Services
Date Revised
11/29/2018
Department
Printing Services
Primary Purpose
To perform general printing, and all illustrative and graphic design duties associated with Screen Printing.
Education Certification

High school diploma or GED

Special Knowledge/Skills

Knowledge of 4 color process

Substrate, screens, ink, reclaim, and set up knowledge

Complete understanding of mesh counts, coating and exposure

Effective interpersonal skills

Proficient in quality control, inventory control, mixing various ink colors and tints for specific jobs

Experience

One (1) year experience in screen print production

 

Major Responsibilities and Duties
  • Monitor inventory to insure minimum delivery delays.
  • Manage print production to assure the shortest turnaround time.
  • Complete understanding of screen printing process, including mesh count, coating, and exposure.
  • Ability to detect mechanical malfunctions in printing equipment.
  • Knowledge of precise registration techniques with both single and multicolor screen printing.
  • Ability to accomplish print work while under pressure generated by exacting production schedules.
  • Ability to carry out oral and written instruction.
  • Operation of other offset and duplicating equipment.
  • Knowledge of the methods, techniques and equipment used in offset and foil presses.
  • Ability to run clean, clear, consistent and attractive printed jobs.
  • Operate efficiently specialized computer programs and applications such as InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc. and related current applications used in the creation and design of illustrations, artwork, and design and layout for Screen Printing.
  • Check printed items during production run for acceptability, making corrections as needed.
  • Working closely with customers on layout and design.
  • Ability to print and cut out heat press vinyl for t-shirts.
  • Ability to quote all screen printing jobs.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  •   None.
Tools/Equipment Used
All presses and bindery equipment
Posture
Prolong standing, bending, stooping, pushing, pulling and twisting
Motion
Reaching, pulling and pushing
Lifting
Lifting and carrying (less than 75 pounds)
Environment
Frequently works prolonged or irregular hours
Mental Demands
Work with numerous interruptions; maintain emotional control under stress