Press Operator-2nd shift-Dallas, Tx

Dallas / Texas / United States

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Press Operator-2nd shift-Dallas, Tx

13465 Jupiter Rd
Dallas, Texas, 75238
United States

GENERAL PURPOSE:  Responsible for pressroom operations and for ensuring efficient and quality oriented production in a safe work environment while meeting departmental goals and expectations.


  • Manages workers in the press room; provides support and direction when needed.
  • Assists press operators with starting jobs by giving color rotations, giving positions and color ok’s as quickly as possible (approve color, register, position, etc.).
  • Responsible for weekly inventory of all pressroom supplies.
  • Ensures crews have all necessary materials to do their jobs before job goes on press.
  • Responsible for entering job tickets into press schedule by priorities with customer demand or as result of equipment failure or other operating problems.
  • Maintains records of daily production, using specified forms along with sending daily reports.
  • Attends daily production meetings with up to date information pertaining to jobs in press schedule.
  • Communicates production related information in an effective manner to other leads/employees.
  • Strives for stated goals pertaining to press speeds and make ready times.
  • Ensures compliance to all Company policies and procedures, continually participating in company LEAN manufacturing training and audits.
  • Assists employees to do their jobs to the best of their ability.
  • Ensures employees are following safe work practices and SOP’s.
  • Leads effective shift huddle meetings.
  • Performs other job duties as assigned.



  • Must have ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedures.
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of sheet fed press experience
  • Prior supervisory or lead experience preferred.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to do the jobs he/she is supervising or to quickly gain a working knowledge of those jobs.
  • Must be efficient in basic computer skills.
  • Must be able to pass color vision test.
  • Must be able to pass color hue test.
  • Must have the ability to meet and/or pass the minimum requirement on a mechanical test or have demonstrated mechanical aptitude through prior work experience.
  • Must be able to self-manage.
  • Must be able to maintain good attendance.
  • Must have effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must have the ability to interpret instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram or scheduled form.
  • Must be able to manage time effectively.
  • Must demonstrate effective decision making skills.
  • Must be able to work overtime as needed; significant overtime may be required during busy periods.
  • Must have ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with abstract and concrete variables.
  • Must be dependable and reliable.
  • Must be able to perform all essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.


What we offer:

·         Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence

·         Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities

·         An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential

·         A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.

 WestRock-MPS Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans. 

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