Printing Press Plate Mounter | Day Shift | Eagle Flexible Packaging

Printing Press Plate Mounter – Day Shift (Waupun, WI)

***Hiring for Day Shift – Temperature Controlled Work Environment – Set Schedules – No Rotating Shifts – No Last Minute Mandatory OT***

Eagle Flexible Packaging is excited to have joined the Waupun community! We are looking for great talent to help us grow the team in our third facility and advance their careers while producing flexible packaging for the essential food and medical industries!

Are you very detail oriented and meticulous? In the Printing Press Plate Mounter position, you would ensure that the printing plates and related supplies are well-maintained and available for Printing Press Operators when needed in order to minimize press downtime and increase production efficiency. Pay rate up to $20 per hour based on mechanical ability and relevant experience (relevant experience not required but preferred).

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review prepress checklist and verify all items such as plates, proofs, drawdowns, and first run print samples are ready and available for Production.
  • Inspect plates for cracking of mylar backing, wrinkles, and wear.
  • Check tint tubes for cuts or cracks.
  • Transport all mounted orders to the appropriate press staging area.
  • Remount plates if needed.
  • Remove all cylinders from press area.
  • Remove plates from cylinders, wash them, and dry them.
  • Properly file plates, proof, drawdowns, and first run print samples.
  • Keep adequate stock of supplies, including but not limited to tint tubes, sticky back, hair spray, paper ink pans, supply and drain hoses, and doctor blades.
  • Keep prepress area neat and orderly at all times.
  • Inspects and identify any unusual wear that needs to be addressed by maintenance such as plate roll cylinders, cylinder gears, cylinder bearings, and plate roll shafts.
  • Look after the maintenance and accuracy of the plate mounting equipment, reporting any concerns to leadership.
  • 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.

Requirements:

  • High school degree, equivalent (GED), or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to safely work in a fast-paced production environment while managing multiple responsibilities.
  • Reliable with a sense of accountability, including record of good attendance.
  • Effective time management skills and ability to maximize productivity.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged periods of time.
  • Must be able to stoop, kneel, and climb a ladder and stairs.
  • Must be able to lift objects up to 75 pounds.
  • Must be able to see with or without corrective lenses.
  • Limited working proficiency in verbal and written English.
  • Excellent work ethic and willingness to learn

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Flexographic printing experience, ideally plate mounting experience.
  • Experience in the flexible packaging industry.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.

Eagle Flexible Packaging takes 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 have a maintenance apprenticeship program and 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

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