Press Assistant - Lexington, NC

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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

Press Assistant - Lexington, NC

6711-Lexington Cartons

101 Lexington Pkwy
Lexington, North Carolina, 27295
United States

How you will impact WestRock:
• Demonstrates general knowledge and understanding of sheet fed presses and printing processes.
• Reads work orders to determine setup specifications and instructions; ensures all materials needed to produce the job are available and ready on all presses throughout shift.
• Maintains inventory levels of Blankets, Coatings, and Rollers.
• Maintains chemical room; stores hazardous waste in proper waste storage drums and marks accordingly.
• Observes and monitors machine operations to detect malfunctions and to determine whether adjustments are needed.
• Follows all standard operating procedures relevant to the job, position and department.
• Performs routine adjustments during the press run and maintains production throughout the run.
• Assists on assigned press(es) as directed by supervisor.
• Follows rotation schedule for break periods as directed by supervisor.
• Accurately follows instructions.
• Maintains records of daily production, using specified forms.
• Preserves and passes along customer artwork in clean and undamaged condition.
• Keeps work area neat and clean. 
• Opens machines and removes/replaces damaged product using hand tools.
• Trains workers to set up, operate and use machines.
• Performs daily and monthly maintenance and troubleshooting.
• Performs other job duties as assigned. 
What you need to succeed:
• Must have 2 years of related experience 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 to perform data entry. 
• Must have the ability to perform basic arithmetic including additions, subtraction, multiplication and division.
• Must have the ability to perform intermediate arithmetic dealing with decimals, fractions, ratios, etc.
• Must have the ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. 
• Must pass color vision test.
• Must pass color hue test.
• Must be able to read a ruler.
• Must be accurate and efficient.
• Must demonstrate good decision making and time management.
• Must be able to operate 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.

This is a 12 hour rotating night shift position


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

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