Wash Room Operator

York, Pennsylvania
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
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Spherion York, Spherion
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Job Description

The Wash Up Operator is responsible for cleaning, organizing and maintaining specific pressroom related equipment in order to ensure the pressroom is running smoothly.
 Comply with all company and safety policies and procedures
 Performs a daily safety audit in the parts washing room, explosion proof room, and the ink storage area and reports findings to the supervisor.
 Operates and maintains all parts washing equipment.
 Cleans the wash tank and parts washing equipment and changes the cleaning solutions as necessary.
 Disassembles, cleans, and reassembles all equipment, ink pans, and parts used in manufacturing.
 Returns all cleaned equipment to the proper locations.
 Looks ahead and expedites required components to orders, at least one order in advance to eliminate press downtime. Examples include, but are not limited to, ink pans, pumps, blade assemblies, and wipers. Assists in maintaining proper inventory of pressroom supplies and equipment as required.
 Cleans aniloxes in the Micro Clean Blast unit. The Micro Clean Blast unit should be kept running throughout the shift, while other duties are being performed.
 Performs any cleaning functions necessary and strives to maintain the cleanliness of the parts washing room, explosion proof room, and the ink storage room, including refuse removal in those areas. The tables, sink, and walls in the parts washing room must be cleaned at the end of every shift. The parts washing room floor must be wet mopped at the end of every shift. The immediate areas surrounding the Micro Clean Blast unit must be swept at the end of every shift. The ink storage room must be swept on a weekly basis and wet mopped as necessary.
 Empties all rag bins in manufacturing and disposes of the contaminated rags.
 Assists the prepress area with removal/installation of drums, ink/varnish matches, and ink room inventory, as needed.
 Transportation of Hazardous/Non-hazardous waste to the shipping dock as required
 Applies Teflon coating to required nips and idlers at the request of the pressroom.
 Operates all powered lift equipment including tow motors.
 Assists and fills in for the Press Helper as needed.
 Responsible for working overtime when needed and as assigned
 Related duties as assigned

For immediate consideration, please send your resume to york-pa@spherion.com, or call 717-843-1000 and apply online at spherionpajobs.com!


High school education or equivalent with the ability to perform basic arithmetic operations.
 Previous machine experience helpful
 Must be safety conscientious.
 Must have Mechanical aptitude.

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