Press Operator

Sinclair Systems International, LLC   Fresno, CA   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on October 11, 2021

Sinclair Systems International, LLC is the label supplier to the citrus, apple, stone fruit, avocado and greenhouse tomato packer/shippers of the world. We offer our customers a complete labeling solution that consists of custom food-safe produce labels, innovative machine application systems and specialized expert technical service. Our market leadership relies on motivated team members that are committed to customer satisfaction, are results oriented and strive for excellence. 

We are currently looking to fill a Press Operator position for our Fresno, CA facility. This will be a 2nd shift position:

***Relocation Assistance Available***

Key Performance Indicators

  • Health and Safety – Incident Rate
  • Quality – Plant Return Rate (PRR), Laminate Waste, and First Pass Yield 
  • Productivity – Sets per Hour, Utilization, Efficiency, and Splice Performance
  • Work Order On-time Completion

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensures high quality labels are produced in a safe, and efficient manner


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Follows safety and operating procedures for all plant and ancillary equipment and reports safety hazards to supervisor
  • Operates a multi-station flexographic printing press including automatic splicer up to 6-color stations, UV curing system, die stations, TABLIFT® unit, turret rewinder, and LVS
  • Troubleshoots press and printing issues as needed
  • Inspects all work order set-ups and monitors production runs for quality defects
  • Inspects labels to verify conformance to specifications and Sinclair standards
  • Tracks die and plate life as required
  • Provides feedback on production schedule to Leads, Supervisor or Manager, when applicable to support production efficiencies
  • Performs routine maintenance on production equipment
  • Completes required documentation including (but not limited to) daily time sheet, housekeeping log, and weekly/monthly/yearly press PM sheets
  • Meets or exceeds label production targets (PKIs)
  • Participates in continuous improvement projects as assigned
  • Keeps work area, machines, and equipment clean
  • Travels to remote manufacturing plants as assigned
  • Enters maintenance requests as needed
  • Attends weekly production departmental meetings and contributes as necessary
  • Cross train in all label production departments
  • Other projects and/or duties as assigned by supervisor/manager

Essential Qualifications

  • High school diploma or general education equivalent (GED) - required
  • 2 years printing experience or combination of experience and training.
  • General computer literacy
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedures
  • Ability to speak effectively to customers or employees of the organization
  • Able to carry out instructions and problem solve in a group or team and independently
  • Good organizational and communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail. 
  • Ability to work in team environment and independently with little supervision
  • Punctual
  • Calm demeanor
  • Must be able to perform in a high pace work environment


Desirable Qualifications

  • Certificate in Flexo-graphic printing
  • Experience with Flexo-graphic printing
  • Experience running comparable machinery
  • General understanding of Mark Andy and Nilpeter minimum 2 years
  • Computer literacy w/databases, word processing, and spreadsheets
  • Knowledge of butt splicers and Turret rewinders
  • Knowledge UV printing

Benefits at Sinclair: We offer our full-time employees flexible time off (FTO), paid sick leave, paid holidays, medical, dental, and vision benefits, flexible spending accounts, dependent care reimbursement accounts, 401K and profit sharing!