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Plate-Making Technician

Location: Operations - Waupun, WI

As Eagle Flexible Packaging continues to grow, we invested in a new facility in Waupun, WI, which houses state-of-the-art flexographic printing press plate making equipment, and we are seeking a Plate-Making Technician to make plates for flexographic printing presses using Computer to Plate (CTP) and Direct Laser Engraving (DLE) methods.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Produce high quality printing press plates using both CTP and DLE methods.
  • Ensure that all plates produced are within Eagle’s standards and procedures (e.g., appropriate line count, minimum dot, 50% dot, etc.).
  • Perform quality checks on all plates, inspecting for any defects.
  • Packaging and prepare plates for delivery and shipping. As needed, deliver plates to their final destination.
  • On a daily basis and before making any plates, calibrate CTP or DLE devices.
  • Ensure that work area and equipment are clean at all times.
  • Ensure that all company food safety and quality assurance procedures are followed at all times. Escalate any issues/concerns to management.
  • Other related duties as assigned.


  • High school degree, equivalent (GED), or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience with Mac computers and/or PCs.
  • Effective time management skills with the ability to work independently and maximize productivity.
  • Strong attention to detail, critical thinking, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work with a sense of urgency, prioritize, and meet critical deadlines in a fast-paced, high-volume work environment.
  • Ability to operate and troubleshoot a complex plate making system, including ability to stand for extended periods of time, perform fine motor movement, and manipulate heavy materials, which can weigh up to 50 pounds.
  • Reliability and sense of accountability, including a record of good attendance.
  • Professional proficiency in verbal and written English.
  • Excellent work ethic and willingness to learn.

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a related plate-making and graphics role strongly desired.
  • Degree or certification in graphic arts or other related field from an educational institution or formal training program.
  • Experience in the flexible packaging industry.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.

Additional Information: Some travel may be required, primarily local and not requiring overnight stays. Travel to Eagle’s Illinois facility may be required for training purposes.

 Flex Your Potential with Eagle! We take care of our employees with an outstanding benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, a 100% company-funded medical reimbursement program, paid time off, 401k matching, and an employee assistance program. We are committed to supporting our employees’ career growth and aspirations. We have bonus opportunities for employees to earn up to $2,500 for each referral and even offer a discount program that provides savings on everything from groceries to travel!

 Eagle Flexible Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Eagle Flexible Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer.