Lead Operator in Press - 2nd or 3rd Shift

    • Eagan, MN

Job Description

We are hiring experienced Lead Press Operators for our printing plant team in Eagan, Minnesota. As a Lead Press Operator, you will be responsible for the performance of the production line and crew on our Core Publishing Solutions team. You will be using state of the art manufacturing equipment such as offsets, sheetfeds, web and digital cut-sheet presses. For this role, you would also be eligible for a $2,500 signing bonus upon being in the role for 90 days.

Hours of Work - Eagan, Minnesota

  • 1st shift - 6:30 am - 2:30 pm/ 2nd shift - 2:30 pm - 10:30 pm/ 3rd shift - 10:30 pm - 6:30 am
  • Occasional overtime up to 4 hours per day and occasional weekend shifts

About the Role: In this opportunity as a Lead Press Operator, you will be responsible for:
  • Providing leadership, work direction, and training/developing the skills of the crew to consistently optimize overall performance
  • In addition to ensuring that the line is running smoothly and producing a quality product for our customers, Lead Operators are expected to facilitate Tier 1 meetings and Gemba Walk discussions to drive communication and improvements to the processes associated with the equipment
  • Training for crew members who are temps or are coming in from another area to support workload
  • Motivating others and creating a team environment

About You:
  • Possess a High School Diploma/GED or higher. Candidates with a vocational/technical degree are strongly preferred
  • Experience leading and training others
  • Experience working in an industrial setting with a wide range of production machinery
  • Strong mechanical and technical skills, with the ability to troubleshoot, make decisions and resolve machine issues
  • Experience with Lean and continuous improvement
  • Good communication skills including experience sharing information across shifts and departments
  • Proven success as a trainer
  • The ability to run multiple pieces of equipment is required
  • Previous experience as a Lead on 1-2 Color Web Offset Presses and 4 Color Sheetfed Offset Presses
  • Competent with rulers and measurement
  • Able to read, interpret and explain documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and production orders
  • Can regularly lift at least 5 lbs. above the shoulder as well as push, pull and lift at least 10 lbs occasionally up to 50 lbs
  • Regularly standing walking, crouching, bending, reaching and kneeling

What's in it for you:
  • Compensation:$2,500 sign on bonus, shift premium of 2nd shift - $2.00 per hour & 3rd shift - $3.00 per hour, bonus plan
  • Learning & Development:On-the-job coaching & learning, leadership capability development, Harvard Management Courses, key talent programs, tuition reimbursement
  • Benefits:Comprehensive health coverage with benefits are effective day one, 3 weeks vacation, 6 sick days, 9 company holidays, 3 float days, uniform and laundry service, 401(K)
  • Perks:Social events & activities, 2 paid volunteer workdays a year, gym reimbursement, cell phone discounts

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Eagan-Minnesota-United States of America

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