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Press Assistant Operator

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3rd Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

Assists Lead Operator by setting up and maintaining the machine. Interprets job orders for this equipment, plans necessary operations, and sets up and adjusts equipment for run. Monitor equipment during operations to ensure tolerances are being maintained and quality is being met. Make adjustments as necessary. Perform daily maintenance duties such as cleaning machinery to remove paper dust and lint, check pumps and other operating parts for proper lubrication and lubricate equipment as needed.

Essential Duties/Functions

• Adheres to and promotes all safety policies and procedures including, but not limited to the proper handling of hazardous waste, lock out-tag out rules and hearing and eye protection policies.
• Pulls and inspects run samples and notifies Lead Operator and/or Management in the event quality standards are not being met.
• Prepares the press for a run by verifying job specs and setting up the press accordingly.
• Maintains proper inventory of incoming/outgoing materials.
• Monitors the flow of materials throughout the run.
• Works in conjunction with the press operators and other assigned Press Assistants in troubleshooting and making repairs to press.
• May assist with make-readies.

General work hours are from 10pm - 6:10am, but also includes overtime hours as the business operation requires, which could include extended shifts and/or weekend hours.

Job Requirements:

Job Knowledge & Skills
The duties and responsibilities described above are the essential functions of the job. The qualifications below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Must be able to work in a team environment.
• Ability to read, understand and carry out written instructions.
• Ability to understand and follow verbal instructions.
• Standing / lifting / bending / grasping – see additional physical demands.
• Computer skills / interaction necessary.
• Problem solving ability
• Experience with equipment operations, safety guidelines.


All new hires are eligible for a full benefits package upon completion of 30 days of employment to include: medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, as well as (10) paid holidays, up to (10) paid vacation days, and a 401K savings plan.

Company Information

RR Donnelley / Genesis Packaging is a specialty corrugate manufacturing and logistics organization in Lemont, Illinois. We provide specialty corrugated packaging and displays, and are a very unique sheet manufacturing and logistics organization with some of the finest print capabilities in the corrugated industry, as well as litho mounting & die cutting (flat bed & rotary) capabilities. Our team is proud to serve our customers with marketing kits, promotional packaging, retail packaging and POS / POP displays.

RR Donnelley is an EEO/AA Employer
RR Donnelley is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any aspect of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, age, ancestry, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants are encouraged to APPLY ONLINE ONLY at our website of: No walk-in's, phone inquiries, or emails are accepted.

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