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Wide-format Zund Cutting Operator (2nd shift)

Company: NGS Printing
Location: Elgin
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Are you a self-motivated, detail-oriented, and reliable professional who knows how to get the job done right the first time, on time, every time? Do you enjoy working in a results-driven, team-oriented environment that challenges your skills and rewards your performance? Welcome to NGS Printing!NGS is a mid-sized, fast-paced, printing company located in Elgin, IL. We print on plastics and paper materials that get installed for POP displays and retail environments found across the country. We are currently seeking an energetic Zund Cutting Operator to help our finishing department running efficiently.Job Responsibilities:Responsible for setting up and operating cutting and finishing machines in our graphic finishing department. Flexibility is key, and in this role you'll learn how to operate state-of-the-art digital die cutting and router machines. We have (3) Zund D3 dual beam finishing machines, (1) Zund S3, and an Esko Kongsberg XP24. You'll setup and operate the equipment according to written and/or verbal instructions, established company procedures, safety, and quality guidelines. Finishing operators will also operate guillotine square/shear cutters and work in our fulfillment departments as needed.Duties include:Setup and operate digital die-cutting and router presses such as Zund D3, Zund S3, or Esko Kongsberg XP.Make adjustments to cutting file in Zund Cut Center or Esko iCut software programs to optimize speed, registration, and quality.While efficiently operating equipment, must consistently watch for quality concerns, clean finished parts before shipping, as well as package job as speed allows.Accurately interpret, document and communicate diagnostic feedback from equipment and act upon information to resolve production, maintenance and repair issues.Safely, move materials and completed parts to appropriate locations via forklift.Perform routine QC checks throughout production run to proofs, job ticket, and previously saved parts.Package finished parts safely in cartons or pallet depending on need.Read and understand job tickets thoroughly.Measure parts using calipers, measuring tape, and precision pins and compare to blueprints or sample parts.Complete required paperwork and quality assurance documents for jobs.Clean up work area and machines as needed.Perform routine maintenance on machine as required.Follow and comply with all safety rules and policies.Communicate and follow direction from Supervisor.Help in other areas of business as needed such as fulfillment packing, guillotine cutting, lamination, or printing.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEMajor Plus: Experience working within a sign shop or printing environment with exposure to laminating, attention to detail, plotter cutting, graphic printing, or guillotine cutting.Major Plus: 1-2 years graphic finishing experience.Major Plus: Technical familiarity of Esko Kongsberg equipment / iCut software, Zund equipment / Zund Cut CenterLANGUAGE AND COMPUTER SKILLSAbility to read, analyze, and interpret general technical procedures, blueprints, job instructions. Must be able to comprehend instructions and information. Candidate must be able to read, write, and speak in English. Must be able to respond to questions from managers, peers, and subordinates. Must be familiar with simple operation of a computer.MATHEMATICAL SKILLSAbility to apply concepts such as fractions, decimals, ratios, and proportions to practical situations of printing and cutting jobs. Ability to apply time to evaluate job performance or expected completion times.REASONING ABILITYAbility to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to apply cause and effect analysis to troubleshoot problems. Must have good judgement of acceptability of print and cutting quality. Must practice sound logic and reasoning. Must have strong skills in work planning.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee constantly is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms for several hours at a time. The employee is occasionally required to sit. Must be able to stand all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.HOURS2nd Shift = 3:00PM to 1:00AM (Monday - Thursday) = 4 x 10 hour days!Occasional Friday shifts are over-time.BENEFITS$1250 signing bonusNGS Printing offers 401k with an employer match.Medical and dependent care Flex Spending Accounts (FSA)Competitive pay with annual and annual Pay4Performance bonus opportunities.10 days PTO for less than 1 year of service, 15 days between 1 and 5 years of service.Extremely competitive BCBS health, dental and vision insurance plans.Life insurance, disability insurance, pet insurance, critical illness insurance, accident insuranceLegal PlansEmployee assistance programs (EAP)Referral programsJob Type: Full-timeBenefits:401(k)401(k) matchingDental insuranceEmployee assistance programFlexible spending accountHealth insuranceLife insurancePaid time offReferral programVision insuranceSchedule:10 hour shiftOvertimeSupplemental Pay:Bonus paySigning bonusCOVID-19 considerations:NGS is not open to the public. All employees must wear face masks in accordance to company and CDC guidelines. NGS offers $75 bonus to any vaccinated employee.Ability to commute/relocate:Elgin, IL 60123: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Experience:Graphic Finishing: 1 year (Preferred)Shift availability:Night Shift (Preferred)Overnight Shift (Preferred)Work Location: One locationWide-format Zund Cutting Operator (2nd shift) job details loadedBack to search results

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