Press Assistant

Job Order #: 16633786

Westfield, MA 01085

Full Time

40 hours per week

POSTED 4/15/2022

EXPIRES 7/14/2022

Job Description

Full Job Description

Press Assistant

Now hiring! Come work at a place to build your future and be an integral part of a fast-paced, safety-oriented, and growing industry! We are an ESSENTIAL employer that is ACTIVELY HIRING at our Westfield, MA facility!

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

The safety and health of our team is our top priority. ProAmpac has taken great steps to provide all personal protective equipment and sanitizing supplies to create a safe and healthy work environment for you.

We are actively seeking a press assistant to join our growing team. If you are looking for a new opportunity with a leading packaging company, ProAmpac is looking for you to join our team!

What ProAmpac has to offer:

A unique, "4 on / 4 off" schedule (work 12 hour shifts for 4 days, then get 4 days off) | only work for half the year!

Quarterly bonuses: perfect attendance bonus and gainshare program
Premium pay built into your shift schedule
11 paid company holidays
401k with company match
Medical, Dental, Vision, and other supplemental offerings
Company-provided life insurance
Disability insurance
Wellness program - living a healthy lifestyle can get you a discount on your health insurance premiums AND other incentives

Essential Duties and Tasks

Operate printing press as needed.

Take direction from the 1st and 2nd (if applicable) Operators.

Coordination of duties with Operator to minimize waste and downtime.

General Cleaning on Wash up and Set-up (i.e. sink work).

Preparing for upcoming jobs.

Retrieving ink from inventory.

Staging of ink and plates.

Shop floor data input.

Retrieving and cutting cores as needed.

Empty trash/Food waste bins as needed.

General press area cleaning (including AIB, ISO, etc....).

Other duties as designated as assigned.

The above reflects the duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the position and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work that may be assigned or that may be inherent in the position.

Work Environment

Work primarily in a non-climate controlled indoor environment with minimal safety/health hazard potential. Hearing protection, safety shoes and vision protection required.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Climbing stairs, bending, twisting, reaching, pushing, pulling and squatting.
Walking or standing on concrete floors.
Lifting is minimal, occasionally up to 55 lbs.
Ability to operate heavy equipment/machinery safely.

Number of Openings: 1

Shift(s): Overnights (6pm-6am)

Work independently and as part of a team, effectively communicate, get along with others, positive attitude and well organized.


High School Diploma or equivalent.

Previous Work Experience:

Prior operation of same or similar equipment preferred.

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Hampden County
Westfield, MA 01085