Press Operator


: $39,020.00 - $58,630.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Manufacturing

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Job Description


Keep his/her machine at maximum operating speed making all adjustments with minimum downtime

Assist the Pressman in the function of his/her duties

Properly position loads on board and load the board into the feeder section

Fill wash up containers with the proper chemicals

Receive instructions and directions from Pressman and Press Supervisor

Train for the Pressman position

Operate the printing press for breaks and absence of the Pressman

Closely monitor press at all times

Perform preventive maintenance on the press

Maintain a safe working environment at all times

Perform other duties as assigned by the Pressman and Press Supervisor

This opening is for 2nd shift.

The hours are 3pm- 11pm

Required Skills


High school education or GED equivalent; Mechanically inclined; or equivalent combination of education and


Regularly required to stand for long periods; use hands to finger, handle, or feel, objects, tools, or controls;

reach with hands and arms.

Good hand -eye coordination is essential.

Required to climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Regularly push or pull a pallet cart with 1500 pounds load.

Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and normal color vision.

Frequently exposed to fumes, or dust.

Regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to extreme heat.

The noise level is usually loud.


Read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.

Write simple sentences.

Apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.

Deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Add, subtract, multiply, and divide, in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions,

and decimals.

Required Experience

At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child's cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! We're one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world's most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference.

With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry's best to reward the talented people who make our company successful.

If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we'd love to hear from you. Learn more about us at

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.

Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster .

Job Location
Pittston, Pennsylvania, United States
Position Type

Salary Grade
Associated topics: binding, book, feeder, ink, magazines/catalog, offset printer, prepress, press, pressman, staples * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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