Press Operator

Chicago, Illinois

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Our client is a leader in the flexible packaging industry, a well-established and expanding company that presents a vibrant opportunity for growth and development. They are currently looking for a skilled Press Operator in Chicago, IL. This is an excellent opportunity to use technical skills in a supportive environment that encourages growth and continuous improvement.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Take complete charge of operating the press from setup to production.
  • Conduct regular safety checks and maintenance routines
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization within the press area at all times.
  • Train, mentor, and foster a collaborative team environment.
  • Execute additional tasks as assigned by supervisory or management staff.


  • Minimum of 1-3 years of experience in a press operation or related role, with a proven track record of success.
  • Strong understanding of inks, colors, and film properties.
  • Competent in reading and interpreting work orders, proofs, and specification sheets.
  • Willingness to work overtime as required by production needs.
  • This role is physically demanding, requiring extended standing, bending, squatting, reaching, and pulling periods. The candidate must be capable of lifting to 50 pounds.

Compensation and Benefits:

The salary for this position is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Compensation: $27 to $37 per hour, depending on experience.

The company offers a comprehensive compensation package, including a lucrative salary, bonus plan, 401 (K), and extensive health and life insurance options.

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates should apply at or contact Carly Kester at [email protected] or 248.763.5796, mentioning job #BH731.