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Flexo Press Operators--Relocation Help May Be

Flexo Finders
Joplin, Missouri, United States
November 09, 2018


A large flexo printing company is adding multiple press operators to their Joplin, MO location. Relocation help may be available! Hours available on 2 shifts. 1st shift is 6am-6pm and 2nd shift is 6pm-6am. Work 3 days one week, 4 days the following week and rotate.

Job Title

Press Operator - 12/hr shifts, 3/4 platoon


A world leader in the management and distribution of print and related offerings is seeking an experienced Press Operator in its Joplin, MO facility.

The ideal candidate will have a High School Diploma or equivalent, at least 2 years of press experience and the ability to meet production deadlines while ensuring high quality standards.

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including, but not limited to medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short & long term disability, 401k, ESPP, PTO and Company paid holidays.

Job Summary

This position is responsible for setting up the press, including the installation of paper, cylinders, perf wheels/blades and ink to print a quality product that meets production specifications. Make adjustments in speed, tension, ink, viscosities, etc. as needed to achieve quality printed product.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities (*Essential Functions)

These are functions a qualified incumbent or applicant must be able to perform with or without reasonable accommodation.

* Remove and install rolls, perf wheels/blades, cylinders, ink and paper, and print rolls per job order.

* Cleans up press area.

* After set up is finished, completes On Press Checklist and receives written approval from Supervisor or quality control.

* Monitors press constantly during operation and makes any necessary adjustments to maintain quality.

* Maintains quality according to customer specifications.

* Completes Daily Time Sheet.

* Maintains good housekeeping in work area.

* Signs in and out on the Flex computer system.

* Comply with all safety and work rules.

Other (Non-Essential) Functions

Includes functions which are normally performed by persons holding this title. However, these functions may be reassigned to other employees as part of a "Reasonable Accommodation" under the ADA.

* All other duties assigned.

Physical Requirements & Environmental Conditions

* Environment is a printing and manufacturing environment with exposure to dust, ink, solvents, vapors, moving mechanical parts and moderate noise levels.

* Requires frequent bending, standing and walking throughout shift.

* Must be able to push, lift and pull up to 50 lbs. repetitively during shift.

* Requires use of pallet jacks and carts to move product during shift.

* Requires standing and walking 100% of shift on a concrete floor.


* High School Diploma, GED or Equivalent

* 2+ years Flexo press experience preferred

* Basic computer and math skills

* Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs

* Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions

* Must have at least 1 -- 3 years of flexo, offset or paper experience