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Printer / Lithography Technician

Canton, Ohio
Job Type
30 Jul 2022

Schedule:  3,2,2 Continuous Operating Schedule

Shift:12 Hour Shifts - 7pm-7:30am

Primary Purpose of Position:

Perform steel flat-sheet packaging lithography printing tasks and services to support the plant's overall manufacturing plans and objectives as directed.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Perform various manual or mechanical production functions by operating, adjusting and repairing KBA Metalstar steel flat-sheet printing press equipment to meet customer specifications.
  • Perform and assist in preventative maintenance on KBA Metalstar steel flat-sheet printing press production equipment as required.
  • Perform on-the-job training and development of assigned personnel.
  • Conduct inspection of in-process materials and in-process and finished products.
  • Responsible for replenishing supplies, materials, parts and tooling required for assigned area.
  • Perform record keeping duties as required under the direction of management.
  • Communicate pertinent information to next shift.
  • May assist with the disassembly, overhaul and rebuilds of production equipment.
  • May perform troubleshooting on production equipment as required.
  • May be required to stage and maintain packaging materials and follow correct packaging/banding procedures.
  • Work in a manufacturing environment.
  • Comply with established job safety practices, policies, and procedures as specified in plant and corporate directives for safe performance of the work assignment.
  • Support and follow the guidelines of the food safety system.
  • This position is exposed to occupational hazards, including but not limited to, high noise levels, physical obstacles, exposure to chemicals, etc.
  • Must wear appropriate safety glasses, hearing protection, clothing, and footwear in appropriate areas and follow safety practices.

At Sonoco Metal Packaging, we offer a comprehensive total rewards package including competitive pay and benefits package options that include:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Paid vacation, sick time and holidays to recreate and rejuvenate and care for the health of yourself and family
  • A 401(k) retirement plan with company match
  • A variety of company paid and voluntary insurance plans including life, personal accident and disability insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement plan

Sonoco Metal Packaging is proud to provide equal employment opportunity to individuals regardless of race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, protected disability or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal or local law.

  • Broad training in a related field usually acquired through high school education, General Education Development (GED) or through equivalent work-related experience.
  • Job related experience for 1-2 years minimum.
  • Complete required on-the-job and classroom training, including SPC.
  • Ability to identify product defects.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematic calculations.
  • Strong mechanical skills.

Working knowledge of the following areas:

  • Printing background desirable (we print on steel flat-sheets, which are later assembled into a steel aerosol can at other Ball Metalpack plants).
  • Mechanical troubleshooting (hydraulics, pneumatics, etc.).
  • Use of micrometers, calipers, etc.
  • Simple hand tools.
  • Data entry.
  • Statistical process controls software.
"Sonoco Metal Packaging is the leading supplier of sustainable metal packaging for food and household products and the largest aerosol manufacturer in North America.

Previously Ball Metalpack we're a company with 130 years of experience, and we're proud to continue our legacy as an industry leader in innovative, next-generation packaging solutions.

We strongly believe that a diverse work team and inclusive culture drive better business results. We invite people of all backgrounds, beliefs and perspectives to consider joining our 1,100+ team members in one of our 9 locations across the U.S. heartland."
Sonoco Metal Packaging is a Lean Manufacturing System environment.
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  • Job Reference: 671837200-2
  • Date Posted: 30 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Sonoco Metal Packaging
  • Location: Canton, Ohio
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent