Press Operator Lead

Indianapolis | Indiana | United States

About WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 45,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 300 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at

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Career Opportunity

Currently seeking Press Operator Lead. Full Health Benefits after 30 days of employment.

 How you will impact WestRock

  • Assists with assigning tasks to workers and coordinating specific workflow methods to meet production schedules.
  • Confers with scheduling to determine work load and production performance expectations.
  • Inspects jobs visually to ensure quality product.
  • Confers with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments.
  • Ensures compliance of company policies and procedures.
  • Assists in ensuring that machines are staffed appropriately to meet workload requirements and productivity standards.
  • Reads work orders to determine setup specifications and instructions.
  • Starts machines and performs 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 maintain 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 and monthly maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Performs other job duties as assigned.

What you need to succeed

  • Must have a high school diploma or G.E.D.
  • 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 demonstrate basic computer skills to do data entry.
  • Must have the ability to perform intermediate arithmetic (decimals, fractions, ratios, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, etc.).
  • Must be able to pass a basic reading test.
  • Must pass color vision test.
  • Must pass color hue 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 and independently.
  • Must be able to maintain good attendance.
  • 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-MPS Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.  

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