Offset First Press Operator - Hendersonville, NC

Hendersonville | North Carolina | United States

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Offset First Press Operator - Hendersonville, NC

200 Tabor Rd
East Flat Rock, North Carolina, 28726
United States

Career Opportunity


The Hendersonville plant is seeking an Offset Press Operator who will be an integral part of the Printing team 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.




How you will impact WestRock

  • Reads work orders to determine setup specifications and instructions.

  • Starts machines and makes 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 maintains quality throughout the run.

  • Performs all assigned work effectively and on schedule.

  • Accurately follows instructions.

  • Maintains records of daily production, using specified forms.

  • Records production information such as amount of time spent on specific tasks.

  • 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.

  • Performs daily/monthly maintenance and troubleshooting.

  • Performs other job duties as assigned.


    What you need to succeed


  • Must have 5-7 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 (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 pass color hue test.

  • Must pass color vision test.

  • Must be able to read a ruler.

  • Must be able to do accurate work.

  • Must demonstrate effective decision making skills.

  • Must be able to manage time effectively.

  • Must be self-managing.

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


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