Press Operator

InterFlex Group

Merrill, WI

Job Details

Level:    Experienced
Job Location:    Interflex Merrill - Merrill, WI
Position Type:    Full Time
Education Level:    High School
Salary Range:    $17.10 - $30.66 Hourly
Travel Percentage:    None
Job Shift:    Graveyard
Job Category:    Manufacturing


The Press Operator functions under the direct supervision of the Floor Supervisor. This position is responsible for the operation of a central impression press to meet production schedules, maintain compliance with the company and customer quality standards, and adhere to policies in the Press Department.  A press operator is familiar with a variety of concepts, practices, and procedures within the printing industry and relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. A wide degree of resourcefulness and latitude is required.


  1. Quality, quantity, housekeeping, and his/her own personal safety.

  2. Assuring that quality checks, tests and procedures are carried out and followed.

  3. Able to set-up, adjust and run a specified press by manufacturing order.

  4. Perform minor maintenance to presses.

  5. Able to perform all adjustments on the press.

  6. Keep machine & surrounding area in a neat, clean and orderly condition.

  7. Maintain production waste standard.

  8. Communicate all required information to your relief associate.

  9. Hold any items produced that fail to meet quality standards.

  10. Follow instructions for other duties assigned by supervisors, coordinators, and lead persons.

  11. Insure that all BRC housekeeping and cleanliness standards are being maintained.


  1. Problem Solving:  Be pro-active in recognizing/defining and resolving problems.

  2. Communication:  Utilize effective communication methods through training sessions.


The Press Operator understands and can perform the following:

1. Reads and understands the manufacturing order and spec sheet.

2. Effectively and appropriately uses hand tool.

3. Able to lift 50 pounds.

4. Understands the operation of the printing press, including how to make appropriate       adjustments.

5. Demonstrates ability to properly conduct required quality checks and tests.

6. Works effectively with other associates, promoting a team environment.


  1. High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent work history.

  2. Good verbal & written communication skills.

  3. Ability to read a tape measure in millimeters and inches, PDF, and drawings.