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Title:  Press Helper

Requisition ID:  18993-159
Location: 

Omaha, NE, US, 68137

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

Job Summary:

Assist in routine aspects of Printing Press operation including set-up, maintenance, and operation of printing press to achieve results.  All members of the Printing department are expected to work as a team to ensure standards are met in safety, quality, and productivity within the manufacturing environment.

 

Job Duties/ Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for setting up the feeder end of the printing press
  • Check roll size and roll basis weight at press.
  • Make roll press ready.
  • Have cylinders made-ready and ink at the printing press prior to changeover.
  • Maintain high degree of housekeeping in and around assigned area and work safely at position.
  • Cut down make readies and scrap before the end of the shift.
  • Clean printing plates before returning them to the mounting room.
  • Assist other press crew members with press changeovers, and other tasks.
  • Once qualified, assist in the instruction and training of new press helpers.
  • Perform all duties in a safe, quality-focused and productive manner, in accordance with established requirements.
  • Perform other miscellaneous duties that may be assigned by department supervision.
  • Provide breaks for Printing Press Operators.
  • Report all food safety and quality problems to the Department Lead, Manager or Quality Team.
  • May be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.

Required Skills

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Minimum of 1 year of manufacturing experience, strongly preferred.
  • Minimum of 1 year working within printing, preferred.
  • Basic mechanical/troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to perform all duties in a safe, efficient, and orderly manner.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact with others.
  • Ability to speak, read and write English, and interpret written instructions.
  • Self-motivated, and possess the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with limited supervision.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and very detail oriented.
  • Contributes to a positive team environment.
  • Ability to work a 12-hour shift; Ability to fulfill overtime requirements as necessary to ensure production requirements are met as well as shut-down and start-up requirements before and after the completion of the shift
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without accommodation. This includes lifting to 50 lbs; Lifting 85 lbs. to an elevation of 6 ft. (2-person job)

Required Experience






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. Learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.


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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