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Southland Printing Company has been awarded
the “2019 BIZ BEST PLACES TO WORK”
in Shreveport, Louisiana!

For over sixty years, Southland Printing Company has been a staple of successful Shreveport-based businesses and continues to be one of its oldest continuously run family operations in the city.

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PRESS OPERATOR (Flexo experience preferred)

Summary of Duties – Responsible for the operation of Flexo printing presses to produce high quality printed products for on-time delivery.

Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum age of 18.
  • Moderate knowledge and proven ability to efficiently operate and maintain Flexo printing presses, monitor for quality control and make required repairs.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail in the preparation and proofing of various documents and correspondence.
  • Moderate mechanical aptitude – Above average troubleshooting and diagnostic skills. Ability to define problems and resolve them quickly.
  • Moderate mathematical skills – Ability to use a variety of handheld measuring devices; Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide into all units of measure including metrics, using whole numbers, fractions, and decimals.

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Carefully review copy and plates to ensure they correspond to the job jacket. Report and correct any discrepancies or errors to management.
  • Monitor and periodically inspect print quality, color, registration, numbering sequence, and product defects and make adjustments to rectify errors or problems.
  • Collect required retains at each press stop for inspection.
  • Responsible for minimizing waste at all times in the production cycle.
  • Maintain accurate Job Accountability Sheet of number resets and other flags as required; Collect specified samples per job requirements.

Compensation/Benefits:

  • Pay rate – based on experience
  • Accrue Paid Sick time from Full-time hire date
  • Health Insurance – employer pays 100% ($7,705 annually) of premium for the base plan.
  • Dental Insurance – employer pays 45% ($206 annually) of premium for employee
  • Holiday – seven (8) holidays observed (New Year, Good Friday, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Friday after, Christmas)
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Climate Controlled work environment

COMMERCIAL BINDERY OPERATORS

Summary of Duties – Perform commercial bindery functions to include stapling, folding, cutting, padding, collating, packaging, labeling, and shipping of products.

Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum age of 18.
  • Moderate knowledge and proven ability to efficiently operate and maintain Flexo printing presses, monitor for quality control and make required repairs.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail in the preparation and proofing of various documents and correspondence.
  • Moderate mechanical aptitude – Above average troubleshooting and diagnostic skills. Ability to define problems and resolve them quickly.
  • Moderate mathematical skills – Ability to use a variety of handheld measuring devices; Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide into all units of measure including metrics, using whole numbers, fractions, and decimals.

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Operate and maintain various types of bindery equipment for punching holes, folding, stapling, binding, padding, cutting, taping, stacking, collating, packaging, and labeling printed products.
  • Stack, glue and cut padding jobs/products to meet job specifications.
  • Perform daily, weekly, and monthly equipment operator maintenance on all assigned equipment.

Compensation/Benefits:

  • Pay rate – based on experience
  • Accrue Paid Sick time from Full-time hire date
  • Health Insurance – employer pays 100% ($7,705 annually) of premium for the base plan.
  • Dental Insurance – employer pays 45% ($206 annually) of premium for employee
  • Holiday – seven (8) holidays observed (New Year, Good Friday, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Friday after, Christmas)
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Climate Controlled work environment