Screen Printing Section Leader

Set up and adjust automatic screen printing machines.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $54,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Screen Printing Section Leaders 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.


Should I be a Screen Printing Section Leader?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Leader, Print Rubber, Precision Printing Worker, Section Leader, Screen Printing

    How to Become a
    Screen Printing Section Leader

    Screen Printing Section Leaders generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Screen Printing Section Leader-related education!
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