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Press Operator

Company: Printpack
Location: Grand Prairie
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Printpack, a leading manufacturer of flexible packaging products is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Press Operator for the Converting plant in Grand Prairie, TX. This will be a 2nd (3pm - 11p) shift position.

Additional $2.50/hr premium for NIGHT Shift only between the hours of 7pm-7am. Any hours worked outside of 7pm-7am will not receive the premium.

***We are currently offering a Sign- On Bonus in the amount of: 2,000!***

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accurately document and record information
  • Maintain performance numbers while producing good quality product
  • Facilitate press make-ready, run and wash-up
  • Effectively troubleshoot print quality, register and technical specification issues
  • Set up and operating the press in an effective and efficient manner
  • Monitor equipment and the printing process to ensure quality and adherence to food safety standards
  • Demonstrates timely and effective problem solving skills
  • Provides data to Prism in support of the manufacturing, sales, and materials information systems
  • Demonstrates effective interaction skills to support team activities related to effective process decisions and goals
  • Demonstrates knowledge and ability to perform quality control tests to ensure customer specifications
  • Ensures that finished product is produced according to customer specifications

    Minimum Requirements:
    • Must be 18 years of age or older
    • High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent
    • Ability to work any shift and overtime as needed
    • Must be able to demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot problems
    • Must have competencies/skills in all areas of teamwork, flexibility, stress tolerance, integrity, initiative, problem solving, cross functional awareness, drive, and concern for excellence
    • Printing/Production experience is preferred
    • Ability to accurately read a tape measure
    • Ability to be self-directed and multitask
    • Timeliness
    • Must be able to read and follow directions in English
    • Prior Press Operator or assistant experience is preferred
    • Prior Manufacturing experience preferred
    • Prior flexographic printing experience preferred
    • Computer Skills in Internet Explorer, Access and ability to learn PRISM software
    • Physical Requirements;

      o Must be able to successfully complete a color blind test

      o Must be able to lift 50 pounds

      o Must be able to climb, kneel, bend, squat

      o Must be able to grasp, push, pull and have fine motor skills

      o Must be able to stand for long periods of time
    • Must be able to pass a physical, drug screen, and background check
    • Resume containing qualifications is required for further consideration

      • Medical/Dental/Vision Coverage
      • Life Insurance
      • Short/Long Term Disability
      • 401(k) plan with employer contributions/match
      • Employee Assistance Programs
      • Educational Assistance
      • Fitness Reimbursement Program
      • Service Awards
      • Paid Holidays
      • Paid Parental Leave
      • Wellness Coach onsite

        Printpack is proudly an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment. Embracing diversity not only enhances our work culture - it is vital to our success. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, genetic information, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, disability, marital status, military or veteran status or affiliation, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

        To view your rights and government notices, please see the links below:

        EEO - EEO (Spanish) - EEO Supplement - EEO Supplement (Spanish) - E-Verify - USERRA Rights - FMLA - FMLA (Spanish) - Pay Transparency - Polygraph Protection - Right to Work - Right to Work (Spanish)

        Printpack is committed to help individuals with disabilities participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist you with your application for employment or job search, please contact us by sending an email to Please include in your email a brief description of the accommodation you are requesting and the position for which you are interested in applying.

Keywords: Printpack, Grand Prairie , Press Operator, Other , Grand Prairie, Texas

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