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International Paper Company

In-Plant Ink Technician

International Paper Company - Tucker, GA


Description:  The in-plant
ink technician’s function is to perform all technical, manufacturing, and
reporting tasks pertaining to ink as required by the customer.  The ink
technician works inside the customer’s plant, solely for that customer’s ink
technical needs.  The in-plant may also help the customer with press
related issues, maximizing efficiencies related to ink usage or press set up,
cost reduction measures, or other issues as the customer requires. 
 
Responsibilities: 

Color matches
and re-matches
Manufacture ink
batches for print jobs
Press side
technical assistance
Maintain
customer ink inventory; Work-off/re-work old ink
File ink usage
reports, other reports as necessary
Attend production
meetings and other customer meetings as required
Any other
technical issues needed by customer: Ink training, ink improvements, cost
reductions, etc.

Background: Position open for
in-plant ink technician to work in the Tucker, GA Preprint facility,
which is in the Atlanta area.  This position will be in the Specialty
Products ink division, reporting to the In-plant Manager in the Tucker, GA
Preprint facility.  The Specialty Products division provides printing
inks, printing plates, and related services to flexographic packaging printers,
both within International Paper and to outside customers.  The in-plant
ink technician will provide on-site ink manufacturing and technical service for
Tucker Preprint, which manufactures high quality pre-printed liner for the
corrugated packaging industry.
 
Key Functions: The in-plant ink
technician’s function is to perform all technical, manufacturing, and reporting
tasks pertaining to ink and printing as required by the customer.  The ink
technician works inside the customer’s plant, solely for that customer’s ink
technical needs.  The in-plant will also help the customer with press
related issues, maximizing efficiencies related to ink usage or press set up,
cost reduction measures, or other issues as the customer requires. 
Specific key functions are:  Color matching and re-matching, blending ink
batches for print jobs, press side technical assistance (toning colors,
adjusting ink to improve print quality, assisting with Customer Approvals,
etc.), maintaining customer ink inventory, re-working old ink, filing ink usage
reports and other reports as necessary, attend production meetings and other
customer meetings as required, any other technical issues needed by customer,
such as ink training, ink improvements, cost reductions, etc.

Job Requirements
Requirements: High School diploma
or equivalency required.  At least two years experience with flexographic
printing inks preferred, ideally in a customer in-plant setting. 
Knowledge of and previous experience with ink color matching and press side
trouble shooting is preferred, and experience in pre-printed liner applications
is highly desirable.  EE must be able to work independently and be self-managed.  This is a 3rd shift position
working 12 hour shifts.  2 days on, 2
days off, 3 days on, 2 days off, 2 days on and 3 days off.

11 days 4 hours ago

International Paper Company

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In-Plant Ink Technician International Paper Company - Tucker, GA, United States

   

Location: Tucker, GA

Company Profile:
International Paper Company operates as a paper and packaging company in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia, and the Middle East. The company's Industrial Packaging segment manufactures containerboards, including linerboard, medium, whitetop, recycled linerboard, recycled medium, and saturating kraft. Its Printing Papers segment produces printing and writing papers, such as uncoated and coated papers for use in copiers, desktop, and laser printers, and digital imaging; pulp that is used in the manufacture of printing, writing, and specialty papers, as well as towel and tissue products, and filtration products; and uncoated bristols. The company's Consumer Packaging segment offers coated paperboard for various packaging and commercial printing end uses, such as food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, computer software, tobacco products, greeting cards, paperback book covers, lottery tickets, direct mail, and point-of-purchase advertising under the Everest, Fortress, Starcote, and Carolina brands. This segment also produces cups, lids, food containers, and plates. Its Distribution segment distributes products and services to various customer markets, including commercial printers with printing papers and graphic pre-press, printing presses, and post-press equipment; building services and away-from-home markets with facility supplies; and manufacturers with packaging supplies and equipment, as well as offers warehousing and delivery services. International Paper Company sells its paper, packaging products, and other products directly to end users and converters, as well as through agents, resellers, and paper distributors. The company was founded in 1898 and is based in Memphis, Tennessee.