3rd Shift Press Operator

About WestRock
WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 50,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 320 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.

GENERAL PURPOSE:  Set up, operate, and maintain a multi color Flexographic press including Comco’s, Mark Andy’s,  and Webtrons, using UV waterbase inks.  Manage all aspects of  press performance including productivity, quality and maintenance. 



  • Ensures that product is printed according to specifications.

  • Pulls job tickets and verifies stock, inks, and dies are available and used as specified. 

  • Performs line clearance by following line clearance SOP.

  • Pulls spec, verifies aniloxes, ink colors, die outline, stock, and special instructions.

  • Sets up machine; installs aniloxes, inks, correct stock, die, and plates.

  • Sets impressions and registers print-to-print and print-to-die.

  • Completes all start-up checks, verifies scan ability of bar code, and gets start approval.

  • Completes in-process inspections; follows work instructions and control plan.

  • Finishes job by verifying end to start approval.

  • Closes out job by completing paperwork and placing in ticket with product.

  • Performs general maintenance to press.

  • Follows 6S guidelines assigned to work area and surrounding areas.

  • Performs other job duties as assigned.



  • Must have two years’ press operator experience.
  • Must have basic personal computer skills including electronic mail and word processing.
  • 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 set up, operate, and perform preventative maintenance on press.
  • Must have basic leadership skills required to give press assistant simple directions.
  • Must have basic math skills to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
  • Must be able to read and comprehend measurements on a ruler.
  • Must be able to read and comprehend documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedures, and work instructions.


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