Press Operator Trainee- 1st shift- Dallas, Tx

Dallas / Texas / United States

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Press Operator Trainee- 1st shift- Dallas, Tx

13465 Jupiter Rd
Dallas, Texas, 75238
United States

GENERAL PURPOSE:  Responsible for the performance of manual and machine tasks in the setup, maintenance, and operation of sheet-fed offset press to accurately produce product to customer specifications.



·         Reads work orders to determine setup specifications and instructions.

·         Starts machines and performs trial runs to verify accuracy of machine setups.

·         Observes and monitors machine operations to detect malfunctions and to determine whether adjustments are needed.

·         Assures the image is registered from unit to unit and runs samples to make adjustments to assure print quality and color settings are in accordance with densitometer readings.

·         Follows all standard operating procedures relevant to the job, position and department.

·         Performs routine adjustments during the press run and maintain quality throughout the run.

·         Performs all assigned work effectively and on schedule.

·         Accurately follows instructions.

·         Maintains and records of daily production, using specified forms.

·         Records and amends production information in SFDC such as amount of time spent on specific tasks.

·         Keeps work area neat and clean.

·         Opens machines and removes/replaces damaged product using hand tools.

·         Performs daily and monthly maintenance and troubleshooting.

·         Performs other job duties as assigned.



·         Must have 5-7 years of related experience assisting in running, troubleshooting and performing quality control on a press of similar size and complexity.

·         Must have the ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.

·         Must have basic computer skills (data entry, etc.).

·         Must have the ability to perform intermediate arithmetic as required by the job.

·         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 pass a basic reading test.

·         Must pass ruler test.

·         Must be able to do accurate work.

·         Must demonstrate effective decision making skills.

·         Must be able to manage time effectively and independently.

·         Must be able to maintain good attendance.

·         Must be willing to work overtime as needed; significant overtime may be required during busy periods.

·         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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