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Press Operator – Paper Industry

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Crane Consumables
May 8, 2024
155 Wright Drive, Middletown, Ohio
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Crane Consumables is a local, family-owned manufacturer of bar code, pricing and packaging labels for a variety of industries. We're large enough to offer a full benefit package, but small enough you'll never be just a number. We are in need of positive, hard-working individuals who are reliable and enjoy hands-on work.

We look for candidates with a consistent work history and career progression in past jobs. Learning to run a flexographic press can take 30-90 days, and provides a skilled career pathway for potential operators. In addition to running the press, operators learn to change over tooling, interface with enterprise software, and troubleshoot potential production problems. If you have mechanical aptitude and initiative, we can train you!

Job Responsibilities

  • Sets and operates a paper die cutting press (Mark Andy, Aztech, Rotoflex, etc).
  • Reviews work instructions for proper set up and processing of jobs. Proactively seeks guidance as needed on quality, material or production-related issues.
  • Interfaces with press and computer software to monitor progress.
  • Supports maintenance personnel in the care and preventative maintenance of machinery.
  • Ensures production areas are maintained in an orderly and clean manner.
  • Adheres to all safety requirements and company policies.

Job Qualifications

  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Strong work ethic and consistent past employment
  • Excellent work performance/history and strong attendance background. You show up for your shift each day.
  • Ability to successfully complete a drug and background check.
  • Problem solving/critical thinking skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and forward thinking are key skills.
  • Ability to lift up to 75 lbs (during machine tooling changes)

Compensation listed is entry level, it could vary with previous press experience. In addition to hourly rate, we offer quarterly bonus payouts.

Training shift: 8am - 4pm, Mon - Fri. All new hires (1st and 2nd shift) are trained on this schedule.

1st Shift (after training): 6am - 4pm Mon - Fri

2nd shift (after training): 4pm - 2am Mon - Thurs. $2.00/hr shift premium applies!

Benefits: Health/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance, Company Paid Short-Term Disability, SIMPLE IRA Retirement plan with Company match, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, free meal every Friday, company events, and more

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $17.00 - $20.00 per hour (varies by experience and shift)

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