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Press Operators-Pleasant Prairie, WI

Post Date: 04/23/2020

Req. Number: 81864

City: Pleasant Prairie

State: Wisconsin

Zip Code: 53158


Goodwill TalentBridge, a full service staffing and recruitment firm, is part of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, the largest of the 165 Goodwill territories in North America. With more than 90 years of experience in Workforce Development and job training, Goodwill is helping thousands of people find work in the communities we serve, including 13 counties in Wisconsin and 10 counties in Illinois.

Goodwill TalentBridge, along with our client, is currently recruiting Press Operators to work in the Pleasant Prairie, WI area.

Our client manufactures lids and labels for food containers. In addition, the company is family owned and offers benefits for medical, dental, vision, plus company matching with 401k policies. 


Press operators are responsible for setting up and maintaining a multi-color flexographic press using water-based, UV and solvent inks. The press operator must manage all aspects of the press performance including productivity and quality and must also have a strong understanding of commonly used concepts, practices and company procedures.


*Food safety or quality responsibilities within job. All staff are responsible for reporting food safety and quality issues to those that can initiate action.

  1. Ensure that product is printed according to specification
  2. Pulls job tickets and verify that stock and inks are available and correct.

  3. Verifies that aniloxes and plate cylinders are correct.

  4. Sets –up machine: installs aniloxes, inks, and stock and plate cylinders.

  5. Sets impression and registers to print.

  6. Complete Global Vision scan and obtain supervision verification.

  7. Completes all start –up checks and obtains art approval.

  8. Completes in- process inspections, follows work instructions and controls print quality.

  9. Closes out job by completely and accurately filling out paper work and scanning in all labor and material usage.

  10. Washes up previous job before starting next.

  11. Maintains pH and viscosity for all inks during the production run.

  12. Ability to manage the schedule as assigned

  13. *Responsible for the quality of their work and implementation of the food safety/quality procedures applicable to the processes that they perform.

  14. *Complete daily end of shift weekly and monthly 5S cleaning.

  15. Report daily production accurately using the scanning system.

  16. *Report all safety incidents or concerns.

  17. *Responsible to report any food safety/quality problems to personnel with authority to initiate action – SQF Practitioner or direct supervisor.

  18. Must be able to detect defects in print when running press at full speed.

  19. Read and understand the travelers and follow all instructions.

  20. Mount plates.

  21. Demount and wash plates.

  22. Clean and change doctor blades.

  23. Follow the make ready and wash up process.

  24. Operate the rewind table.

  25. Ink up a deck.

  26. Put rolls on and off machine.

  27. Wash up a deck.

  28. Be familiar with Quality Test Work Instructions and procedures.


  1. High school diploma or GED required; or 1-3 months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  2. Must be able to read and communicate effectively in English.

  3. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

  4. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

  5. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

  6. Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide.

  7. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

  8. Must be able to follow all company quality standards and company policies and procedures.

  9. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.

  10. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

  11. Must have the ability to lift or carry up to 50lbs frequently

3rd Shift: 10:00PM - 6:30AM; Sunday - Thursday

Pay Rate: $16.00 - starting rate, $2.00 pay increase when fully trained after 90 days. 

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