Set up and adjust automatic screen printing machines.
What does a Screen Printing Section Leader do?
Sets up and adjusts automatic screen printing machines for workers engaged in screen printing multicolored designs onto cloth articles: Confers with SUPERVISOR, SCREEN PRINTING to determine daily production schedule and transmits work instructions to other workers. Analyzes print order to determine settings and adjustments required to set up automatic screen printing machine for specified order. Turns thumbscrews, loosens and tightens bolts, and aligns printing screens, using handtools. Patrols printing area to detect problems, such as mechanical breakdowns or malfunctions, printout of register, and damaged screens. Adjusts belts, drive assemblies, pneumatic lifting mechanisms, and other machine parts to correct problems, or notifies supervisor of malfunction. Counts and records production in log.