Position Details

Ink Technician
Kalamazoo
Michigan
Corrugated
Green Bay Packaging Inc is a privately owned, diversified paper and packaging manufacturer. Founded in 1933, this Green Bay WI based company has over 3,400 employees and over 32 manufacturing locations operating in 15 states that serve the corrugated container, folding carton and coated label markets. Our Kalamazoo Container Division, which is located in Kalamazoo MI is a modern, fully equipped corrugated manufacturing facility that produces a wide range of innovative corrugated products from ordinary brown boxes to intricate die-cut inner pack to high graphic packaging.
The Ink Technician is responsible for ensuring that inks and adhesives are accurately mixed for use in flexographic/laminated printing presses. This position requires a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
·         Verify daily ink production needs using appropriate software (Kiwi etc.). ·         Manage ink inventory: add/remove inks from inventory, combine partial kits. ·         Store inks according to standard documented procedure. ·         Ensure ink drums are properly stored and labeled. ·         Work closely with ink vendors to ensure adequate inventory; follow up with any problems. ·         Perform routine maintenance and cleaning of ink dispensers. ·         Responsible for hazardous waste shipments and manifests. ·         Prepare ink draw-downs and ink formulations, use appropriate software to verify quality (e.g., X-rite). ·         Enter jobs into dispensing system. ·         Create and maintain color files. ·         Adjust ink colors as needed to meet customer requirements. ·         Knowledge of color-matching. ·         Maintain accurate inventory and reconcile system in ink storage area. ·         Generate reports as requested. ·         Collaborate with Sales, Customer Service, and others to ensure accuracy and quality of ink orders. ·         Maintain work area and equipment in a clean, orderly condition; follow all safety rules. ·         Performs other duties as requested or assigned.
·         Associate’s degree preferred; high school diploma or equivalent and qualified experience will be considered. ·         Strong verbal and written communication skills. ·         Ability to see color and distinguish colors precisely.
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Green Bay Packaging offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, disability insurance, life insurance and 401(k) with employer match. E/O/E/M/F/D/V


Green Bay Packaging Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.



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