Press Assistant Operator 1st shift

Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search to fill a Press Assistant Operator job in Hickory, NC.  This is a long-term-temporary opportunity. As a Press Assistant Operator, you will be responsible for loading and unloading stations on machining and assembly lines. Apply Now if you meet the qualifications listed below!


Responsibilities for this Press Assistant Operator job include:


  • Assists the Press Operator on a flexographic printing press to produce printed rolls of film, according to company and customer specifications and quality standards, in the most effective and economical manner possible.
  • Maintains assigned work area in a clean and orderly fashion.
  • Responsible for all Safety and Regulatory programs, and requirements.
  • Assumes full responsibility for the complete operation and production of the press, including the quality of all printed material.
  • Responsible for the cleanliness of the presses and surrounding areas
  • Responsible for print job set up, including plates, sleeves, ink match, make ready, anilox rollers, and verifying film.
  • Responsible for maintaining required levels of materials (ink, film, etc.) to keep press running efficiently.
  • Responsible for the print quality including, print position, correct copy, UPC codes, register, and impressions.
  • Responsible for accounting for all film used and/or returned during shift
  • Places roll tickets and weights on each roll. Maintains accurate records in Shop Floor computer.
  • Returns all inks, plates/sleeves, film, etc. to the proper locations with proper identification upon completion of an order.
  • Learns the functions of the Press Operator; the Press Assistant could be called upon to fill in during the absence of a Press Operator
  • Perform other duties as directed or requested by Shift Leader or Production Manager.





  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Prior stable work experience
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to quality
  • Technical knowledge of inks, color, and film properties would be beneficial.
  • Requires the ability to read and interpret work orders, art, and spec sheets.
  • Requires an operating knowledge of his/her particular machine capabilities.
  • Ability to read and comprehend measurements.
  • Math skills.




This is a 1st Shift position working a Monday-Friday with some Weekends for overtime, from 7:00 am – 3:00 pm.


Adecco provides one of the most comprehensive benefits packages in the industry to contract workers.



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