1st Shift, Printing Machine Operator, Star Pizza Box, Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix / Arizona / United States

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1st Shift, Printing Machine Operator, Star Pizza Box, Phoenix, AZ

4002 W Turney Ave, Ste 2
Phoenix, Arizona, 85019
United States

Career Opportunity:

Our WestRock- Star Pizza Box plant in Phoenix, AZ, is seeking qualified candidates to fill 1st Shift Printing Machine Operator Position in the production dept.  Monday – Thursday 5:30am -4:00pm, Overtime as needed due to customer demands

The Opportunity:

  • The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to working safe, good communication skills, a demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment, experience in a manufacturing, and a strong desire to succeed and advance in the company.

How you will Impact WestRock:

  • Ability to safely operate various manufacturing equipment, follow specific directions, and perform duties as assigned, either verbally and/or written.

  • Ability to work safely, comply with all safety rules, lift, push or pull >50lbs, navigate stairs, stand, walk, bend, and kneel throughout the entire shift.

  • Lead run changes, plate and ink set ups, and machine operation to produce multiple print runs per shift.

  • Visually inspect printing plates, inks, and raw material to remove defective before processing

  • Visually inspect and/or measure for accurate product selection based on current run requirements.

  • Visually inspect finished product; adjust machine as needed to improve and maintain quality.

  • Maintain daily production log.  Assist and direct Wrapper with Pallet Tags, etc.

  • Meet minimum piece rates of 8000-12,000 per day, or averaging 18-26 (50ct) cases per hour.

  • Understanding of Quality Inspection Criteria

  • Execute end of day and weekly machine cleaning while keeping entire work area neat and organized.

  • Learn machine basic operation, and make machine adjustments as needed.

  • Report further machine problems to service maintenance mechanics, and production lead as needed.

  • Use Safe Work Practice.  Use of required PPE.  Use machine guarding, Lockout/tagout program.

  • Communicate effectively, both written and verbally, with other team members in a noisy work environment.

  • Think and act quickly in fast-paced production environment.

  • Use Basic mechanical ability to operate tools, set up, and adjust machine.

  • Use Basic math skills to count production quantities, measure raw materials, and finished product.

What you need to succeed


  • Must be self-starting/self-motivated and able to work independently.

  • Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and have a sense of urgency to complete tasks accurately and on time.

  • Good communication skills including the ability to interact with other levels of management and staff.

  • Industrial manufacturing experience is preferred.

  • Must be flexible on shift as overtime is required

  • Must pass a background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical

  • HS diploma or GED required.


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

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