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Assistant, Press

Location: Fishkill
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:


ProAmpac is a leading global flexible packaging company with comprehensive product offerings. We provide creative packaging solutions, industry-leading customer service and award-winning innovation to a diverse global marketplace. We are guided in our work by five core values that are the basis for our success: Integrity, Intensity, Innovation, Involvement and Impact. We collaborate, so you succeed. We are moving flexible packaging forward by redefining innovation through collaboration within our own company and with our customers and suppliers.

We currently have an opening for a Press Operator Assistant at our Walden, NY facility! We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits package including production bonuses and a sign on bonus!

Hourly Rate: $18 + shift differential + monthly production bonus.

Benefits: 401(k) Matching, Dental Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Flexible Spending Account, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Parental Leave, Referral Program, Vision Insurance.

Shift: Nights- Monday-Friday 5pm-5am ($1 shift differential)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Knows and follows all safety policies and procedures.
Ensures that co-workers are also following safety rules.
Commitment, awareness and involvement pertaining to ISO (policy, standards, procedures, etc.) are requirements of all employees.
Prepares for upcoming orders by getting raw materials in place, including base paper or film, inks, and cores. Has Aniloxes and cylinders geared. Gathers information from spec sheet.
Packages / wraps finished rolls.
Knows how to operate the core cutter and cuts cores to proper length for upcoming jobs.
Takes trim / waste to baler / compactor.
Monitors viscosities and PH.
Monitors quality and production while product is running.
Completes ink usage, viscosity, and pH forms.
Knows where to find ink on specification sheet and how to dispense ink.
Returns plates and cylinders to plate mounting after they've been cleaned.
Operate anilox cleaner and parts washer for cleaning anilox rolls.
Demonstrates appropriate attitude in all dealings with coworkers, customers, and suppliers.
Ability to fill-in on Press Operator job when necessary.
Consistently at work and on time.
Other duties as assigned.

Other Duties
Always take ownership and be accountable for your actions. This job description is a tool for you to follow while at ProAmpac. Other job duties may be assigned to you; this outline is not to be considered a detailed description and may have other duties/projects assigned to meet business needs. Good and reliable attendance, positive attitude and at or above job specific metrics and/or goals will reflect on your annual review. Always take ownership of your job and team.

Must be able to read and understand written directions
Must be able to write legibly and fill out production related materials
Lift heavy objects and work with 55 gallon drums
Work with paper roll stocks
Must be able to see colors
Working knowledge of basic hand tools and have mechanical aptitude
Must be able to stand continuously for (12) twelve-hour shift
Must be able to adhere to company policy, safety rules and regulations, and wear PPE

Keywords: PROAMPAC, Danbury , Assistant, Press, Other , Fishkill, Connecticut

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