The Council of Industry

  • Press Helper

    Job Locations US-NY-Newburgh
    Posted Date 6 months ago(10/8/2018 12:49 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Production / Operators / Production Planning
    Council of Industry, Newburgh, New York
  • Overview

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    ProAmpac is currently accepting applications for a Press Helper position in Walden, NY. The Press Helper works on a two-person team that is responsible for running product on a flexographic press. Press Assistant provides support to operator as needed. Responsible for ensuring all material is ready for press job. Assists press operator by preparing for upcoming orders and helping with duties as orders are running. Cleans up after changeovers and provides whatever assistance necessary to keep the presses operating smoothly by performing the following duties. Works 12 hour rotating shifts; shifts subject to change based on company need. This position serves as a feeder position to press operator.




    • Ensures that co-workers are also following safety rules.
    • Prepares for upcoming orders by getting raw materials in place, including base paper or film, inks, and cores. Has Aniloxes and cylinders geared. Gathers information from spec sheet.
    • Packages / wraps finished rolls.
    • Takes trim / waste to baler / compactor.
    • Monitors viscosities and PH.
    • Monitors quality and production while product is running.
    • Completes ink usage, viscosity, and pH forms.
    • Knows where to find ink on specification sheet and how to dispense ink.
    • Returns plates and cylinders to plate mounting after they've been cleaned.
    • Operate anilox cleaner and parts washer for cleaning anilox rolls.
    • Demonstrates appropriate attitude in all dealings with co workers, customers, and suppliers.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    • Knows and follows all safety policies and procedures.
    • Knows how to operate the core cutter and cuts cores to proper length for upcoming jobs.
    • Commitment, awareness and involvement pertaining to ISO (policy, standards, procedures, etc.) and food safety practices (GMPs, procedures, etc.) are requirements of all employees.
    • Ability to fill-in on Press Operator job when necessary.
    • Consistently at work and on time.

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    Company Profile

    ProAmpac is a leading global flexible packaging company with comprehensive product offerings. We provide creative packaging solutions, industry-leading customer service and award-winning innovation to a diverse global marketplace. We are guided in our work by four core values that are the basis for our success: Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement.


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