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Press Helper
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Press Helper


Reports To: Production Supervisor. Hours of Work: Afternoon Shift, 2:30pm – 1:00am (Monday – Thursday). The Press Helper position is a means of increasing production efficiency:

  • Contribute to measurably increased press efficiency primarily by facilitating increased press run times.
  • Working closely with and in support of the Press Operators.
  • Wide ranging set of tasks involving materials, tools, changeovers, cleaning and roll handling.


The Following General Day to Day Activities Are In Support of Responsibilities Above:

  • Ticket reading and product requirement understanding
  • Materials – stock requests and returns
  • JMS recording and lookups – entering JMS stock usage
  • Data input and tracking – computer/keyboard, run logs, job paperwork, Verification sheets
  • Material preparations – bring stock to press, prep rolls, remove waste rolls, garbage, pallets
  • Cleaning anilox, plates,
  • Cleaning other selected press and surrounding area cleaning
  • Gather Make Ready information
  • Finish roll handling – label rolls, cores, boxes, bags, etc
  • Coordinate helpers for hand packing jobs and provide support
  • Work together with the Press Operator as well as perform independent duties
  • Other duties as assigned


Summary of Qualifications:

The “ideal” successful candidate will have some combination of the following list of qualifications.  With the exception of a “can do” attitude, no single qualification is essential.

  • Post-secondary degree or technical diploma or equivalent production/machine operator experience (12 months)
  • Experience working in a fast paced team environment
  • Mechanical aptitude – equipment set up and operation (skill level permitting)
  • Shop math skills including fractions, percentages and precise measurements.
  • Understand and apply detailed instructions, completing detailed work precisely.
  • Meet or exceed performance and quality standards.
  • Meet physical demands of job including the ability to stand for extended periods of time; use of hands/dexterity; stoop, kneel, lift, carry, push and pull.
  • Adhere to safety standards.
  • Demonstrated record of job performance, attendance and punctuality.
  • Strong interpersonal, communications and listening skills.
  • Ability to adjust to multiple demands, shifting work priorities and change.
  • Computer literacy
  • A positive professional “can do” attitude
  • Understanding of the basics of flexography
  • Come up to speed quickly on changeovers and the computer system.


Label Innovation Offers

  • Dynamic, growth oriented company
  • State of the art production facility
  • Ongoing training
  • Competitive compensation package


Please email your cover letter and resumé to careers@labelinnovation.com