Navistar Direct Marketing
  • Frederick, MD, USA
  • depending on experience
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

After 60 days

Navistar Direct Marketing needs Jet Press Operators!

2nd (2:00pm - 10:00pm)

3rd Shift (10:00pm - 6:00am)

Job Summary:

Operates press and controls the printing process to produce high quality custom printed products. Utilizes the machine to meet or exceed estimating standards without sacrificing quality. Controls and minimizes material usage & waste. Ensures equipment is running at optimum performance at all times. Maintains a clean and organized work place. Works as a team player.


  • Ensures that all jobs have marked samples as early as feasible during the run
  • Ensures that load tickets are correct and all job related information is completed and processed properly and that counts are correct. Validation of final load counts before creating paperwork
  • Monitors his or her work to ensure consistent quality throughout each job and notifies their supervisor of issues or concerns
  • Ensures all job related information is completed and processed properly IE: counts on jackets, issuing stock, waste calculated properly, marked samples, etc.
  • Follows departmental quality control procedures
  • Uses all quality control tools (densitometer, conductivity and pH meter)
  • Uses log book to track issues for other shifts and maintenance with detailed information. Lists solution used to rectify issues in the book
  • Consistently keeps paper stock usage under amounts allotted in the estimate
  • Calculates waste correctly to prevent under and over runs
  • Maintains press speeds that are within or above the estimating standards without sacrificing quality
  • Inputs accurate information into the data capture system and verifies shift summary report at the end of shift. Alerts Supervisor when unable to do so
  • Assists in teaching fellow team member's new skills to improve the team and the company. Cross trains on other equipment when able
  • Improves systems and processes to increase productivity and reduce spoilage
  • Utilizes time to ensure that the highest level of production is achieved on a daily basis including shift change and when changing loads
  • Ensures materials are present to limit down time and leaves the next shift set-up with adequate supplies to start their shift
  • Uses down time to improve run ability of equipment
  • Communicates job and equipment related information to workers on other shifts verbally and using the log book
  • Ensures maintenance is performed per manufactures procedures
  • Keeps area and equipment clean and organized at all times
  • Keeps maintenance logs up to date
  • Makes sure press is ready to perform at optimum performance at all times
  • Informs supervisors of needed repairs and maintenance
  • Performs minor repairs
  • Performs regular maintenance on equipment as required each shift, daily, weekly, monthly, semi-annually, annually, etc.
  • Allows time at the end of shift for clean-up and organization of work area
  • Able to operate the "GFI AccuBlend" ink mixing machine
  • Knows how to convert ink parts into pounds
  • Ensures ink room is kept clean and organized
  • Notifies management when ink is low or having quality issues
  • Knows and follows all safety procedures
  • Operates all equipment in a safe manner
  • Is proactive in regards to Safety and encourages proper safety habits in others
  • Ensures press and area are OSHA compliant
  • Reports work related injuries to supervisor
  • Is aware of lock out tag out procedures and is able to follow them
  • Stores hand jacks safely in skids when not in use
  • Prevents safety hazards IE: skids on edge, trip hazards, spills, etc.
  • Aware of lock out / tag out procedures and able to follow them
  • Controls tardiness and the number of unscheduled days off
  • Works over time when needed to satisfy customer demands. Over time may be required because of maintenance needs, scheduled or unexpected repairs, workload, holiday schedules, employee vacations, etc.
  • Able to work OT on your normal shift hours, flex hours, weekends, coming in early or staying late as the necessity calls for
  • Performs other duties as required

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Company Attitude - Displays loyalty and commitment to the company. Respects supervisors and fellow employees alike. Has good working relationships with other employees. Is enthusiastic about work assignments and willing to help others. Cooperates with all personnel and fosters teamwork Understands that our customers are priority number one, and does whatever necessary to satisfy their needs and expectations
  • Dependability - Prompt and regular in attendance. Works hours necessary to complete jobs. Conforms to company policies. Works overtime as required
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Relays issues and information via the established communications logbook as well as verbally
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs
  • Ability to accurately track a running tally

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent. Experience as a press helper and 2 to 3 years' experience as a press operator.
  • Knowledgeable and capable in using micrometers, blanket packing gauges, and densitometers

Physical Requirements:

  • Regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear
  • Occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Frequently lifts up to 50 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus
  • Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts
  • Occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud
  • Use of proper PPE is required which may include: hearing protection, gloves, masks, face shields, respirators, aprons, closed toe shoes, etc.

Navistar Direct Marketing participates in the E-Verify program. Must be authorized to work in the United States and successfully pass a comprehensive criminal background investigation.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Navistar Direct Marketing
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