1st Press Operator - Greenville, TX

Greenville | Texas | United States

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.

1st Press Operator - Greenville, TX

6702 Hwy 66 W
Greenville, Texas, 75402
United States

The Opportunity:

The Press Operator Greenville, TX, is responsible for running our large format presses utilized in our folding carton business.  The basic responsibilities are outlined below:


  1. Safety

  1. Follows safety procedures.

  2. Reports any unsafe conditions to the Team Leader or Department Manager.

  3. Responsible for the safety and well being of employees.

  4. Understands all actions on JHAs for print assistant position and performs all essential care


  1. Production

    1. Safety always takes priority over production

    2. Primarily responsible for everything and everyone on the machine

    3. Responsible for managing crew on the machine( rotating,breaks, etc.)

    4. Works in conjunction with the Team Leader to packers, print assistants, and 2nd pressman

    5. Performs Make Ready on machine

    6. Proof reads job jacket for specific job information

    7. Collects customer job samples(if required)

    8. Achieves production goals for waste, output, and make readies

    9. Ensures all DMS checklists and documents are filled out completely and correctly

    10. Check trays for non-conforming issues (bad scores, cuts, poor prints etc)

    11. Sets up proper delivery for every job

    12. Sets print to cut register

    13. Fills out daily production report

    14. Changes Askew belts

    15. Sets up the askew

    16. Sets eye marks

    17. Sets stripper wires

    18. Able to do everything that a print assistant does

    19. Installs pin cylinder

    20. Sets up stacker

    21. Responsible for product safety and product quality, and reports product safety and product quality problems to Senior Management or Quality Manager.


  1. Quality

    1. Maintains excellent product quality

    2. Ensures control plan is adhered to

    3. Responsible for ensuring that correct procedure is followed for rejection of raw material

    4. Responsible for ensuring proper procedure is followed for rejecting or passing questionable product produced by their machine


  2. Maintenance

    1. Can assist in maintenance of machine when necessary.


  1. Housekeeping

    1. Assists with housekeeping of machine.

    2. Responsible for the cleanliness of the equipment in their assigned area.


  1. Machinery

    1. Perform and ensure all preventative maintenance is being performed on machine according to scheduled Zone PM’s

    2. Responsible for troubleshooting problems with the machine and equipment


      What You Need to Succeed:

      Experience operating a large format press preferably in a Folding Carton environment.

      High School diploma or GED.



      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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