Title:  Press Operator

Requisition ID:  2106

Newton, IA, US, 50208

Department:  Manufacturing & Operations
Travel:  No Travel Required


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At Graphic Packaging International, we produce the paper cup that held your coffee this morning, the basket that transported those bottles of craft beer you enjoyed last weekend, and the microwave tray that heated your gourmet meal last night. We’re one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world’s most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are collaborative, diverse, innovative individuals who create inspired packaging while giving back to our communities. 


With over 25,000 employees working in more than 130 locations worldwide, we strive to be environmentally responsible in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry’s best to reward the talented people who make our company successful.


If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we’d love to hear from you.

A World of Difference. Made Possible.


Press Operator

2nd Shift

Job Duties/ Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for set-up and maintenance of the press
  • Examine job order to determine quantity, stock specifications, color, and special printing instructions
  • Examine printed copy to complete all necessary quality checks
  • Ability to adjust feeder and delivery
  • Remove and replace worn rollers and adjust pressure between rollers as needed
  • Ensure quality and production standards are met
  • Lead, give direction to, and help train press crew
  • Complete end-of-shift reports and ensure accuracy of data that’s entered in SAP
  • Ensure information is communicated between shifts



Job Requirements/ Qualifications:

  • MUST be current Press Operator or Press Assistant OR have previous printing experience
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to understand technical written and verbal instructions
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to accurately distinguish color variation
  • Ability to direct and mentor a team
  • Must be able to work other shifts if needed and perform overtime work as required
  • Solid verbal and communication skills
  • Frequent lifting (up to 40 pounds), bending and turning

Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the Poster, EEO is the Law.

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