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Lead Press Operator




Out of the Blue is a successful Screen Printing, Embroidery & Promotional Products company seeking an experienced Lead Press Operator. If you are looking for a great place to continue your career, join our team!

Lead Press Operator – Performs and directs the press crew to set up, maintain and operate a 10 Head, 12 Station Automatic Screen-Printing Press. Responsible for the quality, quantity and efficiency of press performance and finished product.

Primary Duties:

  1. Promote and uphold the company core values.
  2. Demonstrate extreme attention to detail.
  3. Maintain a clean and organized work area.
  4. Startup equipment.
  5. Read and understand Work Orders.
  6. Production set-up and proofing.
  7. Communicate screen needs and/or issues to Screen & Film associates.
  8. Manage and execute production runs within the scheduled time.
  9. Manage on-press garment size counts.
  10. Update production notes for consistency.
  11. Track and move project status through company ERP Software.
  12. Train and direct Press Assistant(s).
  13. Document and report production times.
  14. Shut down equipment.
  15. Attend daily Production Huddles.
  16. Attend monthly coaching meetings with Production Manager.
  17. Take direction from Production Manager and Director of Operations.


  • 2 to 5 years of printing press operator experience.
  • Good grasp of screen-printing fundamentals and practices.
  • Experience working with M&R Printing Press Machinery.
  • Thorough knowledge of press operations, functions and maintenance.
  • Mechanical aptitude and mathematical reasoning skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to read and understand documents, safety rules, operating procedures and maintenance instructions.
  • Strong attention to detail and quality.
  • Team player.
  • Regular and predictable attendance with the ability to work overtime and weekends as needed.
  • Able to be on feet continuously for entire shift.
  • Lift / move a minimum of 35 lbs.

If you are local to the Denver, Colorado area or looking to make a move, please send a resume and cover letter to the contact listed below. We look forward to hearing from you.

Contact Person: Gavin S
Company Name:
Email – [email protected]