Offset Press Assistant – 1st shift


Oshkosh, WI

Why Great Northern

Established in 1962, Great Northern is a local, privately owned paper-based packaging manufacturer with a long history of providing secure, stable, and meaningful positions. You will experience a collaborative team-first, safe, clean, enjoyable, and predictable workplace where team members support and care for one another.

Our team members produce sustainable and eco-friendly products that are supplied to national brands that impact people's day-to-day lives.

Great Northern is committed to making a difference in the lives of our team members, customers, and the communities in which we live and work. Many of our team members were referred by their friends and families who are already a part of the Great Northern team.

Position Summary

The Offset Press Assistant helps with the set-up and operation of machines that print specialized customer designs on paper that is used to create carton packaging. During machine operation this position changes press size using cassette system, performs web press make-ready functions, assists in mounting of printing plates on plate cylinders, in mounting of blankets on blanket and coating cylinders, perform rotary die cutter make-ready and startups per customer approved proofs, and other tasks as assigned.


  • $25.00 per hour
  • 1st Shift (6:00 am – 2:00 pm), flexibility for overtime is required.

The Benefits of Great Northern

  • Competitive 401K match and a historically generous profit-sharing retirement savings contribution
  • Paid vacation during your first year of employment
  • Medical plan options are available to provide flexibility in choosing the one that best suits your individual and family needs
  • Climate-controlled facility with a clean, comfortable breakroom
  • A near-site clinic and on-site nurse are provided to team members and their families, free of charge
  • Opportunities to advance your career and compensation level
  • Time and 2/3 pay for any time worked on Sundays
  • Flexible overtime opportunities when available and/or needed
  • Ability to give and/or trade shifts with other team members
  • Annual merit increases as well as market benchmarking to ensure competitive wages
  • Health/fitness and tuition reimbursements

Opportunities for Growth

You will have the opportunity to learn new skills and acquire new knowledge that can be applied to grow into new positions with higher pay. Furthermore, you can grow your career with Great Northern through advancement opportunities available at our facilities both locally and nationally.


To be successful your teammates will depend on you to have pride in your work, be on time, work safely, work effectively with others, be optimistic, take ownership of your responsibilities, and look for continuous improvement opportunities.

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Great Northern is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.