Coater Operator

Cincinnati, OH
Full Time

General Data is currently searching for a highly motivated and dependable Coater Operator. This is a 2nd shift position that will train on 1st shift for 4-6 months.


  • Set up and operation of the coating press.
  • Process knowledge of a variety of pressure sensitive substrates, inks and coatings.
  • Correct loading and setup of materials.
  • Handle, install, register and run various types of rotary tooling, i.e.: perfs, dies, hole punches, air eject, metal to metal and multi-level tooling.
  • Install, register and maintain mounted cyrel plates.
  • Set-up, match and maintain consistent ink color and coverage throughout printed runs.
  • Interface with production software to record job status, material, and labor information.
  • Obtain approvals and maintain desired quality levels.
  • Proper removal and cleanup of tooling and plates after run is complete.
  • Do daily upkeep maintenance of equipment and communicate any problems to maintenance personnel.
  • Maintain a safe and orderly work area. 
  • Comply with all company procedures and quality guidelines.
  • Ensure proper cleanliness of work station and immediate area by following good housekeeping practice.
  • Follow all standard safety guidelines.    
  • Instruct and train new operators and assistant operators
  • Assist where necessary 
  • Any other duties deemed pertinent


  • Familiar with wide web (to 65") multilayer, thin film processing, 1/2 mil to 2 mil thickness.
  • Knowledge of or experienced in operation of flexographic and 3 and 5 roll coating applicators.
  • Able to assemble complex product constructions with detailed instruction.
  • Detail and quality oriented while maintaining a high level of productivity.
  • Excellent mechanical skills.
  • Expert troubleshooting skills.
  • Willing to undertake a physically demanding position.
  • Reliable, flexible, self starter.
  • Exhibits excellent communications skills.
  • Superior problem solving skills.
  • Innovative thinker with a clear understanding of cause-and-effect.
  • Positive attitude and quality conscious.
  • Able to lift up to 75lbs.
  • Able to stand for long periods of time.

Please send your resume and salary requirements to:

General Data Company, Inc. Headquarters
4354 Ferguson Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45245
Attn: Human Resources
Fax (513) 965-3623