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TAPPI Industry Career Center: Anilox Roll Cleaning Systems Seeks Field Service Technicians

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Anilox Roll Cleaning Systems Inc. is seeking a hard worker with a positive attitude for executing roll cleaning contracts at client sites 50%-75% of the time. Position requires overnight travel throughout designated region using company provided vehicle and equipment.  Balance of time will be spent maintaining company equipment and fulfilling other assigned duties.

The technician will clean client ink and coating cylinders found on large printing presses using an automated process that uses baking soda to perform cleaning operation.

Two openings are currently available—one based in Philadelphia area (Hatfield, Pa.) and one in Chicago area (Merrilleville, Ind.).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provide cylinder cleaning services at client sites.
  • Perform demonstrations of equipment upon request.
  • Perform repair and maintenance on client-owned roll cleaning systems.
  • Travel 50%-75% of the time.
  • Work with office for scheduling and assignments.
  • Interact with site personnel at all levels, from plant manager to press operator.
  • Always follow all safety and work procedures at all times, especially when at client sites.
  • Use a computer, microscope, and other technology as needed to document and track work completed.
  • Maintain company equipment and company vehicle in excellent working order.
  • Perform additional assignments as requested by the president and/or GM.
EXPERIENCE:
  • Minimum of five years industrial work experience
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Printing industry or familiarity with operation of large printing presses a plus
  • Clean, valid driver’s license required
  • Drug testing required.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
  • Ability to receive and execute written or oral instructions
  • Must be able to speak with clients on a regular basis and be fluent in English. Ability to also speak Spanish a plus.
  • Safety conscious, including familiarity with LOTO procedures, PPE, working in mfg. environments.
  • Mechanical aptitude and learning competency for training on how equipment works.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Must be able to work independently without supervision.
  • Ability to maintain composure and professionalism in all situations.
  • Proficient with email, tablets, smart phones, GPS technology.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Frequently requires the ability to lift, move, perform extended standing, walk, and operate
equipment. Will require the ability to occasionally lift up to 75 lb. Travel portion of job involves long drives and extended trips which can last up to a week at a time.

About Anilox Roll Cleaning Systems Inc.:  

Welcome to Anilox Roll Cleaning Systems! We have been helping printers and converters improve their print quality and reduce their operating costs by cleaning out dried ink, coatings, and adhesives from their printing and coating rollers for more than 20 years. ARCS is a turn-key roll cleaning service and system provider. We can clean your rolls at your place or ours. For companies who wish to perform roll cleaning themselves, we offer for sale several equipment options from which to choose. Our Services Division offers nationwide coverage. Our on-site roll cleaning service offers both on-press and off-press cleaning options. Using a specially formulated "Anilox" baking soda, this process is effective on most types of rollers and residues, including rolls with line screens up to 1,500 lpi. We can even clean out completely plugged rollers!


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