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Printing Press Helper/Utility


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Helper/Utility Person

The Helper/Utility is responsible for supplying the press with rollstock and materials as needed for production.
Organizational Authority:

  • Train and certify employees on the operation of material handling equipment.
    Organizational Interfaces: 
  • Works in conjunction with all departments within the facility.
  • Participation in Safety Committee.
  • Support quality programs and processes.
  1. Transport rolls of paper to and from the press
  2. Make sure all test rolls or other materials, including in-house nonconforming material are properly labeled and put in our quarantine areas.
  3. Helps Mounting move boxes of plate material in the warehouse to supply them with the materials they need
  4. Stage plates for Mounting.
  5. Stage all customer signed sheets, mylars for upcoming press jobs.
  6. Store all used printing plates.
  7. Control the storage of plates and inform customer service / management of plates, which need to be produced to produce upcoming jobs.
  8. Load and unload miscellaneous materials, i.e. full and empty plate boxes, full and empty varnish totes, pallets of ink drums and kits, edge protectors, etc.
  9. Change batteries and propane tanks on clamp trucks
  10. Take trash from press trash carts and places into compactor.
  11. Keep warehouse clean
  12. Help with changeovers on the press
  13. Special projects and other duties as assigned.


Required Skills

  1. Able to handle multiple projects at one time.
  2. Able to complete tasks with little or no supervision.
  3. Good analytical and decision making skills.
  4. Good written and verbal communication skills.
  5. Good interpersonal skills.
  6. Good organizational skills.
  7. Scheduling.
  8. Basic computer skills. (Microsoft Word and Excel)


Education/Experience Requirements

  1. High School Diploma


Minimum qualifications for consideration:

At least one year of experience working in a manufacturing environment.  Applicants must have a stable work history, good attendance record, positive attitude and a desire to produce quality work as part of a team.  Experience in the corrugated industry is a plus.

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.  International Paper complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact or (877) 973-3919.
Walton  KY  41094


Walton, KY, US, 41094

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  May 12, 2023

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