Experienced Screen Printing Press Operator

Location: Ogden, UT
Date Posted: 04-20-2018

Do you look at a blank t-shirt and see a blank canvas? Do you have professional screen-printing experience specifically on apparel? We're looking for a crafty individual with a meticulous and trained eye to help us make the best shirts ever. The ideal candidate is reliable, pays close attention to detail, and cares about the finished product. You must be motivated to produce high volumes of great prints and will do so on our M&R presses with Tri-Loc registration systems using plastisol & water-based inks. If you are driven by results, focus on procedures, and want to have an impact on a fast-paced team, while fighting for better, then let's get started. 


At Kotis, we’re building a team of brand evangelists, designers, and doers who are obsessed with creating amazing products. We’re the brand behind the brand, the makers of amazing swag solutions meant to amplify our client’s message and connect their people. We built a new, clean, state-of-the-art textile screen printing facility in Fairfield, OH to keep ahead of our customers’ demands and we need technically skilled people who love screen printing and want to build with us as we grow. We tackle every project with unbridled enthusiasm, promising that in the end we always make the Best Shirts & Swag Ever.

  • Monday -- Friday required - Openings in both shifts below: 
  • 5:30am - 2:00pm 
  • 1:30pm – 10:00pm 
  • Position is full time 


Auto Press and Manual Press Operator Responsibilities
  • Operate screen printing press including set-up, printing & tear down of jobs with attention to detail, quality of print, accuracy and speed
  • Read and complete work orders accurately
  • Identify and troubleshoot common screen-printing problems
  • Clean equipment including removing ink from screens, squeegees, press & tools
  • Maintain a neat and orderly work area at all times as well as promoting safety and cleanliness
  • Provide leadership for production assistants to ensure that they are performing tasks in an efficient and productive manner
  • Maintain equipment as required and notify management of any maintenance or repairs required
  • Miscellaneous tasks could be assigned such as exposing or cleaning screens, counting or stacking garments, mixing or modifying inks as production requirements dictate
  • Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 30lbs at times
  • Regularly stand for long periods of time while reaching with hands and arms
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to warm or cold weather. The noise level in the work environment is often loud

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  
  • 1+ years screen printing press experience
  • Excellent attention to detail, and eye for quality control  
  • Capable of remaining calm and composed under pressure. Thrives in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment
  • Strong attention to detail, and eye for quality control
  • Problem solving ability
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Specific vision abilities include sharp vision, focus, depth perception and ability to identify colors
  • Can quickly perform common math skills such as multiplying in dozens or calculating production rates
  • Ability to read, write and comprehend complex written or oral instructions, short correspondence, and memos in English

Kotis offers a competitive benefit package including:
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • 401(k) with match with Roth and Traditional options
  • Robust PTO program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Energetic and fun work environment with a dynamic culture
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