CAREERS: Screen Printer
LOCATION: Downtown Indianapolis, IN (North Side)
Rivet Press is searching for a screen printer and manager of our day to day production process. The ideal candidate will have 3 years of experience operating an automatic screen printing press (preferably M&R equipment), and they will understand and implement the complete screen printing production process from start to finish -- from silk screen preparation to printing production setup and teardown. This position requires pride of workmanship and attention to detail.
This position requires a high level of knowledge and skill in the world of printmaking and screen printing. We can only consider candidates with demonstrated experience and expertise.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assist in ordering, receiving and counting of printing supplies and apparel inventory
Review specifications for each project to determine the best materials and methods for printing production quality and efficiency
Prepare art and print transparency film for silk screen exposure and creation
Create silk screen(s) by selecting the best mesh count, coating with emulsion, exposing / spraying out (and reclaiming once printing is completed)
Select, mix, and prepare inks that are best suited for each project
Set up automatic printing press including pallet setup, registration of silk screen(s), and programming of press rotation / print heads
Perform quality checks throughout production and verify that the proper quantity has been printed before cleaning and tearing down the press for the next project
Inspect and examine printed garments for clarity, color accuracy, conformance to specifications, and any defects
Document details of inks and printing methods for consistent and repeatable results
Perform regular cleaning and maintenance of printing equipment
Other duties as assigned
Minimum of 3 years of experience in professional screen printing
Knowledge in plastisol, waterbase, and discharge inks
Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
Able to prioritize and meet deadlines
Excellent communication skills
Able to lift up to 40 lbs
Salary range $35,000 - $50,000/yr. Based on experience.