Press Operator 2 - Overnights

This opening is for a 12-hour overnight shift, Mon-Thurs (some weekends required as necessary), 6pm - 6am


Works with Operator 1 to set up and operate rotogravure printing press to print designs on rolls of flexible plastic film by performing the following duties. Accountable and ultimately responsible for the quality and quantity of material produced and all related documentation.

  • Ensure personal compliance with all company Quality System, Operational, and Human Resource policies, procedures, and practices, including Safety and housekeeping procedures.
  • Reads job specifications and previous run data (if available) to determine machine adjustments and material requirements.
  • Ensures inks are mixed to specified colors, and fills ink pans with prescribed inks.
  • Ensures job and material is in order prior to machine set up. Performs set up and pushes button to activate press.
  • Observes machine operation to detect defects or machine malfunction. Makes corrections to alleviate out of specification product.
  • Meets or exceeds prescribed job standards for line speeds, scrap and set up times.
  • Loads and unloads roll stock.
  • Starts press, adjusting speed, tension, and alignment of cylinders as necessary.
  • Cuts sample of printed material from end of printed roll and inspects for imperfections, such as blurred or off-center impressions.
  • Cleans cylinders, cleans doctor blades, prepares doctor blades, and lubricates press as needed.
  • Works cooperatively with the Quality Assurance department to ensure the delivery of high quality products.
  • Completes required documentation and enters data into the computer database accurately and timely.
  • Syteline transactions include but are not limited to accurate materials issue/withdraw to/from production jobs, job receipt finished goods, completion of applicable job operation.
  • Responsible for press clean-up and transfer of waste to the satellite accumulation container.
  • Inspects and prepares hazardous waste containers for shipment on a weekly basis.
  • Participates in on-going training opportunities and supports a continuous quality improvement environment.
  • Review work instructions and procedures that are applicable to the position.
  • Must be able to set up and operate press alone in Operator 1's absence.
  • Other duties as assigned by management and supervisors.


  • Place hazardous waste into correct containers.
  • Label and mark hazardous waste containers properly.
  • Place hazardous waste containers in storage area.
  • Obtain containers for hazardous waste storage.
  • Handle hazardous waste containers properly including keeping waste containers closed when not in used and grounding and bonding during the transfer of flammables.
  • Respond to hazardous waste emergencies and spills.
  • Performs weekly inspection of all containers, underground storage tank and the associated leak detection system and floor integrity.
  • Annual Hazardous Waste Management Training.
  • Contingency Plan Training


  • 3-5 years demonstrated experience runningprinting equipment using flexible materials. Roto experience highly preferred.
  • Ability to work with all levels of employees.
  • Ability to work with and around hazardous chemicals.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.

Always take ownership and be accountable for your actions. This job description is a tool for you to follow while at ProAmpac. Other job duties may be assigned to you, this outline is not to be considered a detailed description and you may have other duties/projects assigned to meet business needs. Good and reliable attendance, positive attitude and at or above job specific metrics and/or goals will reflect on your annual review. Always take ownership of your job and team.

ProAmpac provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.

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