Press Operator

at PREGIS INNOVATIVE PACKAGING LLC in Aurora, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Press Operator
Aurora, IL, USA
 Req #1935
Thursday, December 28, 2023

We're Not Just in the Packaging Business-We're in the "Wow" Business

Pregis is Hiring!

Why Join Pregis?

Pregis is in the packaging business to protect what matters. We are committed to providing our customers and employees sustainable growth through purpose-driven innovation and customer-centric packaging solutions. If you are looking for a company that is thriving across various high growth industries and is innovative, customer focused, high integrity, believes in strong teamwork and collaboration,  is the company for you. Check out the  to learn how sustainability and social responsibility is at the very core of our company DNA.

General Scope of Job
The Press Operator is responsible for completing projects/tasks assigned to them by the Press Manager.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
1. Knowledge of operations of press to include how to power-up and shut down a press.
2. Reads and understands print tickets.
3. Completes press pre-run set-up checklist.
4. Knowledge of all aspects of Mounter's "proof", relative to bag dimensions, print locations, eye spot locations, plate register.
5. Knowledge of how to ink up ink stations
6. Ability to produce high quality product on all jobs.
7. Knowledge of inks & mixing, color matching, toning, ink "work-off" & applications, and ink disposal.
8. Knowledge of film and applications "press tracking" with regard to tensions, print locations, rewinding.
9. Ability to insert roll shaft into roll of film and secure on press.
10. Ability to remove roll shaft from roll of film and transfer to skid.
11. Inspects printed material of printed roll.
12. Cleans ink stations and printing plates.
13. Ability to identify and complete all forms relative to quality, inventory, maintenance, product identification and production tracking.
14. Ability to at a minimum identify and properly communicate all press related problems.
15. Performs related duties to hazardous waste handling, including but not limited to: following waste handling procedures, storage requirements and emergency/contingency plan procedures
16. Performs other job-related duties as assigned subject to reasonable accommodations.
Education and/or Experience
Minimum 1 year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience in driving a sit-down forklift.

Diversity and Inclusion

We believe in diversity of thought and bringing together other traits and characteristics that make an individual bring a unique experience to Pregis.We strive to foster an inclusive environment where behaviors and social norms ensure people are welcome.

Affirmative Action/EEO Statement/Inclusion

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Job Family
 Manufacturing & Operations
Job Function
 Manufacturing & Operations
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Aurora, IL, USA


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Job Posting: 11711939

Posted On: Feb 28, 2024

Updated On: Mar 29, 2024

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