East Providence, Rhode Island

Job description

Company Overview:
Party City Holdings, Inc. is the largest party goods supplier and party retail chain in the world. We are also the country's premier retailer of Halloween costumes, accessories, and decorations. Party City Holdings is made up of two divisions, Party City Retail Group (PCRG) and AMSCAN Wholesale. At Party City Holdings, we like to have fun! We are helpful, passionate, and creative. We inspire our customers with exciting concepts, themes and ideas and provide everything they need to bring them to life. We make it easy to create unforgettable moments.

Am Source is a division of PCHI under the Amscan Wholesale portion of the business. We manufacture plastic plates, bowls, and cups for PCRG and other distributors so that you can have all your party supplies at one location. We pride ourselves on providing a safe and happy environment for our employees and quality products for our customers use. We want to be a party of your party.


Job Overview:
The Printing Machine Operator is responsible for start up and running of the printing press from feeding of the product, the registration of the printing plate, through packaging of the product. Responsible for a six head system, adjusting roll pressure and ink flow. Must perform minor maintenance such as greasing, mandrel changes and roller pressures. Identifies solutions to minimize down time, reduce maintenance costs and eliminate re-occurrence of problems. Track production and reduce scrap.

Core Accountabilities:
* Run presses, wrappers, and packaging machines
* Changeover presses and inks from job to job
* Replace plastic cup stock
* Run press as efficiently as possible
* Inspect printed cups as they come off presses to assure quality and meet production standards.
* Make minor adjustments to machine to maintain quality and productivity.
* Be able to perform minor troubleshooting and know when to partner with a mechanic.
* Must be responsible for quality of product off machine.
* Must be responsible for housekeeping around machine.
* Any other duties assigned by supervisor.

Skills, Knowledge and Qualifications:
* Knowledge of plate registration
* Color matching
* Troubleshoot process issues
* Ability to pay close attention to details.
* Strong analytical skills.
* Match colors to PMS specs
* Strong Mechanical Aptitude
* Excellent communication and essential interpersonal skills.
* Must be reliable with a strong work ethic.
* Must be able to keep a positive attitude in a fast-paced environment.

ADA Physical Requirements:
* Must always wear required PPE.
* Must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 40lbs.
* Ability to see and identify color
* Must be able to walk and/or stand for the length of shift
* Must be able to work in a manufacturing environment with extreme temperatures and noise.

Additional Information:
Am-Source, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, religion, martial or partnership status, or any legally protected characteristics. All our employees share the responsibility for supporting our policies for a harassment-free and drug-free workplace.

All offers of employment are contingent upon a criminal background check and a 5-panel drug screen satisfactory to Am-Source, LLC.

East Providence, Rhode Island


Talented, passionate, fun, creative, inspiring, helpful, and awesome human beings—for jobs that don’t feel like work. From helping our customers celebrate occasions big and small, to bringing home the grand prize in our company costume contest, our employees are the experts in making moments unforgettable.

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