Available Opportunities

All opportunities that are listed below are for some of the greatest printers and packaging companies in the US and are all amazing companies that take care of their employees!


The opportunities range from skilled labor to C-level executives in both the print and packaging industry!

**Please reach out if you are interested in any of the opportunities listed before or are actively looking for a role in the Print & Packaging space.**

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Mailing Manager

Florida

A leading printing and mailing company established since 1959. We are a full-service graphic communications company that offers solutions from concept to delivery. Our services include photography and design support, prepress and printing services, die-cutting and structural design, mailing services, fulfillment and distribution, asset management, web-based print solutions, 1-to-1 marketing, and variable direct mail. As a Variable Data Printing operator, you would be using specialized industry-supported software to write logic and precisely lay out variable and static elements on print production pieces in accordance with customer specifications.

Scope:

· Manage, plan and oversee all mailing services to meet and exceed client expectations in the most profitable and efficient manner. Work with all CSR’s, Sales Representatives and other Production Managers to ensure efficient team support and execution.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Report on mailroom activities on a regular basis to the manager, ensuring accurate and timely reporting of relevant (KPI) key performance indicators for job by job as well as overall department performance.

· Must be familiar with mailing machines, Inserters, Inkjet, tabbing machines, and other.

· Ensure that maximizes all postal discounts.

· Direct and schedule all black and white imaging off laser printers as needed.

· Ability to read and understand job tickets for specific instructions.

· Maintain a neat, organized and safe work area.

· Stage and maintain organized workflow of materials.

· Learn and become proficient with company systems and processes.

· Learn product and client knowledge in a timely manner.

· Ensure inventory levels of mailing supplies, from USPS trays and sleeves to inks, tabs and other.

· Ability to work independently, as well as with a team.

· Excellent organizational skills a must.

· Coordinate all logistics to and from post office with shipping manager.

· Ensure all pallets and documents are properly prepared for processing and distributions.

· Work with resident (in-house) USPS clerk to ensure efficient clearing of the postal paper work.

· Oversee and schedule two shifts around the clock operations as needed.

· “Make it happen” attitude while managing overtime and costs.

· Participate in daily and other meetings as needed to support project planning and production needs.

· Accuracy, quality control, proofing and project real time audits must be maintained and documented.

· Stay current with all permits, licensing and postage regulations as needed.

· Support USPS programs like Informed Delivery Tracking and others.

· Able to effectively navigate USPS tools and applications.

· PC and postal software knowledge.

· Ensure that shop floor data collection is supported and executed by the team.

· Ensure all equipment is effectively and regularly maintained in sound operating conditions.

· Record keeping including placing samples and all information into job jacket, and filing artwork using the unique archiving system that you must develop.

· Able and willing to work overtime hours, longer days and weekends when needed.

· Physically able to stand, bend and lift 25 pounds.

· Embrace, promote and display a respectful, professional and friendly demeanor at all times.

Skills and Experience Required:

· Minimum of 5 years’ experience in mail shop environment.

· Minimum of 3 years in supervising or managing such environments.

· A general working knowledge of the entire mailing process, from operations to preparation to delivery to the post office.

· Operating functions of inserters and other mailing equipment.

· Full understanding of - Tray, sleeve, seal, weigh, affix postage, and dispatch all mail/packages in accordance with postal regulations.

· Knowledge of USPS all related regulations.

· Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

· Able and willing to coach and develop others.

· Counsel employees as needed.

· Exemplary customer care skills, pleasant and professional.

· Excellent organization and administrative skills.

· Sound computer skills with the ability to learn new systems.

· Bi-Lingual – English / Spanish.

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Warehouse Manager

Georgia

A large Georgia full-service printing company looking for an experienced Warehouse Manager to join their team.

A Warehouse Manager, or a Warehouse Supervisor, oversees operations at a warehouse or storage facility to ensure that all incoming and outgoing inventory is processed according to schedule. Their duties include preparing schedules for Warehouse Associates, training new employees on how to use machinery and monitoring compliance with safety standards.
Warehouse Manager duties and responsibilities
A Warehouse Manager completes various management, organization and planning tasks to maintain high performance of the warehouse’s storage and shipment processes. Their duties and responsibilities often include:

  • Audit and report inventory while making recommendations on which items to order and restock

  • Manage warehouse associates, monitoring work and ensuring the safe use of warehouse equipment

  • Establish warehouse practices and protocols to achieve an efficient warehouse

  • Set warehouse and team goals in collaboration with executive management and other team leads

  • Monitor workplace performance and lead training initiatives to improve employees

  • Keep up-to-date on the latest federal and state safety regulations

  • Communicate with other departments to ensure products are shipped in a timely manner

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Mailroom Shift Supervisor

Pennsylvania

Our client a marketing partner specializing in commercial printing, direct mail and digital communication services is looking to add experienced Mailroom Shift Supervisor to it's team.

Duties include:

  • Sets up of equipment for production and ensure standards and specifications are followed.

  • Constantly verify all material entering and exiting production to ensure it matches work order and sample provided.

  • Performs quality checks for proper material order, barcode clarity and postage and aware of customer specifications.

  • Oversees mail helper for proper tray, sort and tag to meet USPS requirements.

  • Self-motivated and aware of quality control; Pays close attention to detail

  • Performs other duties or special projects as required or as assigned by a supervisor/manager.

  • Read and understand the job ticket

  • Trouble shooting and maintain equipment as needed

  • Follows management direction/instructions, able to provide quality feedback, operating suggestions and doesn’t require constant oversight

Must have 2 years of mailroom/direct mail related experience and Previous experience of inkjet, mail inserters and USPS regulations.

Pay is based on experience with relocation assistance and benefits.

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Print Estimator

OH / FL / GA / PA / NJ

A full-service commercial print company is looking for experienced estimators to join its team.

Job Summary:

The Estimator position entails estimating costs and initial planning of potential jobs to be produced or brokered.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Receive and confirm specifications included in “Requests for Quote” forms and other pricing requests.

  • Plan press layouts and other production methods for each estimate.

  • Coordinate with customer service/estimating departments both internally and at affiliated companies to obtain accurate pricing on external production functions.

  • Obtain competitive pricing from un-affiliated vendors for materials and services as needed including quotes from multiple sources for comparison.

  • Work with production supervisors as needed to answer technical questions regarding projects.

  • Use estimating tools (software, standards, etc.) to compile estimated costs that will be both competitive for the customer and profitable for the company.

  • Communicate with Director of Client Services and/or President to establish pricing for completed estimates.

  • Maintain a daily log of estimates completed.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.

  • Ability to prioritize tasks.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

  • Intermediate math skills required.

  • Knowledge of graphic arts, specifically lithographic printing, pre-press and display fabrication.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Math or Business preferred

  • At least two years related experience in print, display, and graphic arts industry.

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Bindery Operators / Saddle Stitcher Operators 

PA / OH / FL / IN / WI / NJ / MN / TX / GA / VA / PA / MD / NC

Our client a marketing partner specializing in commercial printing, direct mail and digital communication services is looking to add experienced Bindery Operators to its team.

The positions are for Stitcher Operators, in the Bindery/Finishing Department.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Able to work needed shifts to meet customer demands.

  • Able to work overtime as required.

  • Effective communication skills.

  • Great attendance.

  • Possess a good mechanical aptitude and intermediate math skills.

  • Able to use hand tools to setup and adjust equipment.

  • Able to work with minimal supervision.

  • Experienced in using rulers, calipers and other measuring devices.

  • Physically capable of lifting up to 60# occasionally.

  • Knowledge of how to read machine blueprints and parts lists.

  • Physically capable of bending, kneeling, standing/walking on cement floors for long periods of time.

Responsibilities:

  • Setup and operate Goss Saddlestitchers, Muller Martini Saddlestitchers, Prima, Bravo, and Sitma machines

  • Responsible for quality and meeting production goals.

  • Lead and direct a crew of up to four people.

  • Pull, inspect, and correctly label all required product samples.

  • Preventative Maintenance of equipment.

  • Troubleshoot equipment problems.


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Cutter Operator 

FL / OH / PA / WI / NJ / TX / GA / CO / MN

Cutter Operator

Set up, operate, and maintain Polar 115 or 137 cutters to cut paper and custom-manufactured print for high-end clients.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

· Review job ticket specifications to determine the exact needs for the job at hand and the next operation in the production sequence.

· Measure precisely to determine incremental cutting positions from gripper and guide.

· Program cutting positions in proper order into computer memory.

· Examine / quality control inspect cut material for any imperfections and adjust computer program and clamp pressures as needed.

· Off-load / Stack finished or pre-finished material from the cutter bed and stack on pallets for shipment to the customer or next operation; following specific job ticket instructions.

· Record job information on load tags and time sheets; enter data collection as needed.

· Change knives and lubricate machine as needed as recommended by manufacturers' specifications.

· Maintain the display and support of high standards in productivity and quality of work.

· All other duties as so assigned.

SKILLS, ABILITIES, WORKING CONDITIONS

· High school graduate or equivalent.

· Perform basic mathematical calculations.

· Ability to read and understand written and verbal instructions (English), Job Jackets, press imposition, and ruled-up sheets.

· Must be mechanically inclined.

· Must have basic electronic and computer keyboard knowledge.

· Stand and walk 95% of the time. (Safety shoes required. The company participates in cost).

· Extensive lifting of 40” press sheets and bending actions.

· Physically capable of lifting up to 50lbs (Back braces provided upon request).

· Manufacturing environment with noise exposure to varying levels (Hearing protection provided).

· Ability to direct fellow crew members and QC helpers in the overall operation involved in the job.

· Continually seek ways to improve workflow and personal skill sets.

· Display and maintain a professional, positive and respectful attitude to all associates at all times.

· Bi-Lingual is a plus.

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Heidelberg Press Operators

NJ / GA / FL / MN / NY / NC / PA

A large full-service printing company looking for experienced Heidelberg Press operators to join our team.

Job Purpose:
Printed materials by setting up and operating Heidelberg Press equipment; verifying quality; maintaining equipment and supplies.

Duties:
* Prepares Press equipment by studying job specifications; inspecting equipment; completing test runs.

* Ensures operation of Heidelberg Press equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.

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Folder Operator

PA / MD / IA / WI / NJ / MN / IN / OH / GA / NC / MI 

A large full-service printing company looking for experienced Folder operators to join our team.

Job Purpose:
Printed materials by setting up and operating folder equipment; verifying quality; maintaining equipment and supplies.

Duties:
* Prepares folder equipment by studying job specifications; inspecting equipment; setting controls on cutters, folders, stitchers, perforators, scorers, trimmers, slitters, and feeders; completing test runs.

* Ensures operation of bindery equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.

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Die Cutters / Die Cut Operators

NJ / SD / TX / CT / CA

A large pharmaceutical packaging company is looking for experienced Die Cutter Operators for all shifts.

Full Job Description

Install tooling into die-cutting machinery, (cutting, creasing, waste removal and blank separation tooling).

*Create spot-up sheets behind the die and applies spot-up tape as necessary to achieve optimum cutting pressure.

*Adjust and monitor Die Cutting equipment as needed throughout product run.

*Document production quantities, production time periods and quality problems.

*Perform scheduled maintenance and minor repairs on die cutting machinery.

* Must be able to work different shifts when needed

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Envelope Adjuster

MN / PA / VA

A very large direct mail company is looking for an experienced Envelope Machine Adjuster.
Description

  • Training to set up machines to produce customers’ envelopes. Per Job Tickets, ensure the machine is set up accurately; may take measurements for accuracy and determine appropriate speeds

  • Confers with Machine Adjusters and Machine Operators to assure the entire production team is working toward quality results

  • Learning when to shut down machines for poor quality or safety reasons. Confer with Machine Adjusters and Operator(s) to determine and resolve problems. May order necessary parts and/or coordinate with supplier for parts and maintenance is primary responsibility to become skilled at machine adjustments/set-ups within the Envelope department.

  • Is expected to learn and become skilled in the repair of machinery. Makes routine decisions about work performed within established parameters set by Supervisor

  • Maintain a clean and safe work area

Preferred

Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

High School/GED or equivalent or better.

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Folder Gluer Operator 

NC / NJ 

A large full-service printing & packaging company looking for experienced Folder Gluer operators to join our team.

Job Purpose:
Printed materials by setting up and operating folding gluing equipment; verifying quality; maintaining equipment and supplies.

Duties:
* Prepares equipment by studying job specifications; inspecting equipment; completing test runs.

* Ensures operation equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.

Hiring for all three shifts!

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Komori Press Operator

OH / NJ / IN / CO

A full service commercial print company is seeking experienced Komori press operators

The head pressman’s role is to operate a heat set printing press and produce quality product, administer crew leadership.

List and rank in order of importance each job responsibility and duty:
1. Must follow safety policies and procedures.
2. The head pressman’s primary function is to run the press and produce the highest quality work possible in a timely manner, while controlling make ready and running waste .
3. The head pressman is responsible for quality of the printed product he /she produces ( ink densities color match to proofs, registration and squareness of folds and laps and overall print quality inspect signatures for marking that may come from fold ,sheeter and or stacker or belting)
4. must save all required samples on each press run and tag as specified ( 1 per thousand press pulls and trimmed copies , in house, sales and customer samples )
5. Ability to read and understand job tickets and written instruction to insure proper stocks and inks are used and the job is ran to proper cutoffs to finish and any special instruction are listed in job ticket.
6. Must focus on development of crew leadership and training of new or advanced crew members the head pressman is responsible for all production and quality turned on his / her shift with a given crew this makes it important to train and develop all crew member.
7. Must understand and follow all SOP’S.
8. Knowledge of piece weight scales to deliver accurate counts at the finish of each press run.
9. All paper wok must be filled out correct and accurate PSI and daily shift report must reflect matching times and numbers ,skid tags in detail for form number ,version ID and proper counts, larger runs must have a manual skid sheet filled out to record amount of skids produced and count on each skid to prevent over run of product .
10. The head pressman will perform preventive maintenance on press equipment with the help of delegating tasks to crew members at hand; the head pressman will fill out maintenance request form and turn them in to department manager.
11. General cleaning of press area and press must be performed on each shift.
12. Press log book (information of maintenance performed , rollers and blankets that have been changed and PM’S that may have been preformed on that shift )

Minimum qualifications required:
Some computer skills, ability to read and understand written instructions, must be quality and production driven with the ability to lead crew members.

Experience: Ability to perform off-bearer and second pressman’s duties and general concept of press operation.
Education/Training: High school diploma or GED.

Technical Skills: Vocational background in printing is helpful but not required.

General: The head pressman must understand daily operation, know and understand quality and continue to work to improve quality and production methods, making goals to lower waste numbers, work to build good leadership for crew enhancements, and look at options to advance within their department. Some computer skills, the ability to read and understand written instructions, must be quality and production driven with the ability to lead crew members.

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Mailroom Operators

VA / PA / OH / FL / MN

We are seeking an experienced Machine Operator to join our team! An ideal candidate is someone mechanically inclined with solid printing or direct mail-environment experience, strong math skills, computer skills, good attendance, and a desire to grow their career with us! They are self-motivated team players who have an aptitude for computers and mechanics.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Comply with all company and safety policies and procedures

  • Read job ticket carefully before set-up and run

  • Scan jobs in/out of our MIS computer system (correct activities, job specification, etc.); set specifications on the machine (measurement accuracy and attention to detail required)

  • Maintain a clean workspace area before, during and after each job

  • Inspect jobs and flag (or remove as applicable) Bringing attention to Production Management

  • Sets up machines per work instructions

  • Makes minor adjustments to programs

  • Technical Aptitude – Ability to comprehend complex technical topics and specialized information.

  • Check completed job for quality

  • Performs and supports Preventative Maintenance on machine

  • Comply with quality assurance specifications of the customer and company, including but not limited to handling procedures, paperwork requirements, quality inspection of machine

  • Complete quality assurance check, making appropriate verifications prior to producing job.

  • Responsible for following processes and procedures

  • Responsible for cleanliness of machinery and organization of the workspace; light maintenance of machinery and troubleshooting problems may be required as applicable and safe to do so

  • Perform test runs as required

  • Participation in department meetings, process improvement events, training, and safety program as scheduled

  • Responsible for working overtime when needed and as assigned

  • Related duties as assigned

Relevant Experience / Skills Required

  • High school education or equivalent required, 2+ years of machine operating experience required

  • Knowledge of mechanical processes and previous experience as strong Machine Operator required.

  • Proven ability to understand and operate roll lifts, inserting, finishing, bindery equipment, and operate in a safe manner.

  • Ability to run machinery and set-up, and clean-up

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to communicate and interact well with others (verbally and written form); seen as a team player

  • Ability to read a ruler and understand measurements

  • Ability to input data in the computer

  • Self-motivated with the ability to stay focused and follow instructions

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time (12-hour shifts)

  • Must be able to relate to, work with, people at all levels of the organization

  • Assertive and solution-focused

  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and work in a fast-paced environment

  • Positive attitude, team player

  • Continually stand for prolonged periods; frequently stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, climb and balance; moderate to frequent walking

  • Routinely use hands and fingers to handle, feel, grasp, and manipulate items; use hands and arms to reach for items in and around the press area; occasionally stoop or kneel while reaching

  • Frequently lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds

  • Regularly push or pull objects up to 75 pounds

  • Specific vision abilities include – close, distance, and peripheral vision, depth perception, the ability to distinguish color variations, and the ability to adjust focus

  • Medium to the loud noise environment

  • Work flexible/varying schedules and hours as needed

  • Work overtime as required by workload and customer-mandated deadlines

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Web Offset Press Operators 

IN / NJ / OH / NY / WI / PA 

Our client, a well-established web printer very involved in producing publications and catalogs for the past 90 years, is continuing to grow and must add pressmen to staff on all three shifts.

Experience with any of the following presses is of interest Goss Sunday Presses, DGM Presses, and other Offset Web Presses.

Hourly rate will be tailored to the experience level and is quite generous. Very solid, all-inclusive benefits. Relocation assistance is available if needed. 

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Digital Press Operator 

GA / CO / PA / NJ / NC / OH / MN / TX / MO / MI / CT

Our client a large full-service commercial print company is looking for experienced Digital Press Operators to add to all three shifts.

Pay is based on previous digital press experience and HP Indigo experience is a plus!

Relocation is provided for the right candidate.

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Flexo Press Operator - OH / TX / IL / TN / OK / CT / GA / NC / MO / CA / UT / VA / MI / MT / MN  

We are one of the country’s largest label converters serving customers nationwide from our locations.

As a Press Operator, you will operate a flexographic printing press engaged in the production of printed products in a safe and efficient manner. This includes the set-up of plates, dies, inks, and coatings as specified in the work ticket. In addition, you will complete quality checks to ensure that the printed product meets all functional requirements. In this position, you will also load substrates onto the press and record all required production data into the shop floor data collection system. As needed, you will be required to mount or strip plates, make inks, wash up press components, and complete basic housekeeping and preventive maintenance tasks.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform typical press operations to support production department.

  • Review job ticket and work with Press Helper to ensure job is set up properly on the press per required specifications and job notes (ink, dies, stock, plates).

  • Run the job setup on the press and log data related to the job setup in the system.

  • Run the job per specifications and log when completed, noting material used, etc.

  • While running the press, review printed rolls for quality and consistency related to all aspects of the labels including color registration and die cut.

  • Following completion of the job, move finished roll to finishing department and breakdown and clean machine in preparation for the next job.

  • Communicate with Shift Supervisor and/or Production Manager regarding any issues with the labels and dies.

  • Ensure proper data collection for each job, including job notes on material and time variance.

  • Perform basic troubleshooting of the press along with the Press Helper and Supervisor.

  • Maintain the work area and machines in a clean and orderly condition and follow prescribed company policies and safety regulations.

  • Actively participate in continuous improvement activities and participate in training when offered or needed.

  • Additional duties as required.

Requirements:
Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • At least three years press or printing related production experience.

Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Good communication skills.

  • Must be proactive and detail oriented to catch problems or inconsistencies and bring them to managements attention.

  • Good organization skills to manage multiple different labels each day.

  • Knowledge of press operation and basic troubleshooting.

  • Should be mechanically inclined to grasp the basics of press operation and maintenance.

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