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HP Indigo Press Machine Operator - Embelex



Miamisburg, OH, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 27, 2024

Company Description

About Avery Dennison

Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and digital identification solutions company that provides a wide range of branding and information solutions that optimize labor and supply chain efficiency, reduce waste, advance sustainability, circularity and transparency, and better connect brands and consumers. Our products and solutions include labeling and functional materials, radio frequency identification (RFID) inlays and tags, software applications that connect the physical and digital, and a variety of products and solutions that enhance branded packaging and carry or display information that improves the customer experience. Serving an array of industries worldwide — including home and personal care, apparel, general retail, e-commerce, logistics, food and grocery, pharmaceuticals and automotive — we employ approximately 35,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Our reported sales in 2023 were $8.4 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Job Description

The Embelex Division of the Aftermarket Apparel Solutions Group will hire an HP Indigo Digital Press Machine Operator for our Embelex Miamisburg Production Operations. The primary role of the HP Indigo Machine Op is to set-up and operate the sheet fed HP Digital Press; Prepares for preflight, color adjustments, and manufacture of all digitally printed products. Completes visual and specification quality checks on each retain and continuously monitors quality and press conditions. Maintains press efficiency and minimizes waste. The HP Indigo Digital Press Machine Operator will cross train to support in other operational areas as needed (shipping, receiving, machine operation and maintenance).

Role and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Set-up and operate HP Indigo digital presses for print jobs, ensuring proper quality and color standards are achieved throughout each run.

  • Coordinate with Operations to produce and prioritize jobs, and when necessary, reorganize schedules to meet deadline changes and updates.

  • Work directly with account managers, project managers and pre-press on project and art file approvals.

  • Work independently, often with minimal supervision, while maintaining great communication across the production team and co-workers in other departments

  • Be a team player, dealing effectively, respectfully and professionally with co-workers and internal constituents at all levels, in all departments

  • Consistently problem-solve to ensure clients receive outstanding service, support and solutions that demonstrate an understanding of company business objectives

  • Be a continual learner, increasing skills and knowledge for the operation of all digital presses in our fleet.

  • Organize and file project files and job samples, electronically and physically.

  • Monitor the digital printing presses to maintain print quality and optimize productivity and minimize waste.

  • Perform adjustments accurately, efficiently and according to procedure—minimizing unexpected downtime and service calls.

  • Manipulate color calibration to meet the client's expectation.

  • Set up supplies and equipment and supervise the printing press during each operation.

  • Produces the required quantity of products within established specifications and tolerances.

  • Checks finished printed products, ensuring compliance with function, quality and cosmetic specifications.

  • Maintains logs and records of units produced including records of errors resulting in rejected or discarded pieces.

  • Inspects equipment prior to use to ensure proper setup and alignment; performs basic and routine adjustments and maintenance.


  • 1-3 years successful experience as an Indigo Press operator, preferably a 7900, and minimum Level 2 operator certification.

  • Experience and a solid understanding of four-color process printing, able to make color adjustments as needed

  • Knowledge of digital printing process required

  • Knowledge of post-press finishing process, i.e. cutting, binding, shrink-wrapping, shipping required

  • Requires near visual acuity

  • Strong attention to detail and ability to perform quality control checks

  • Detail oriented and ability to multitask in a fast paced environment

  • Intermediate computer skills, excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

  • Sense of urgency in relation to meeting production goals

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.