FLEXO Press Operator

Requisition id: 12649 

Additional Location(s): Chicago; Kansas City; Saint Joseph


Sealed Air Corporation is a knowledge-based company focused on packaging solutions that help our customers achieve their sustainability goals in the face of today’s biggest social and environmental challenges. Our portfolio of widely recognized brands, including Cryovac® brand food packaging solutions and Bubble Wrap® brand cushioning, enable a safer and less wasteful food supply chain and protect valuable goods shipped around the world. Sealed Air generated $4.5 billion in sales in 2017 and has approximately 15,000 employees who serve customers in 122 countries. To learn more, visit www.sealedair.com.

Job Description

JOB TITLE:  Wide Web Flexographic Press Operator




Seeking Flexographic press operators with experience on modern press technology. Experience on a W&H Vista Flex CI 10 color press preferred.

Candidates with prior multi-color printing experience on large presses will be considered.

This is an opportunity to work on new, state-of-the art film printing presses.





Correctly build up production orders and doctor blade assemblies


  • Change and match inks for production
  • Load and unload material from the presses using defined equipment
  • Install/remove press cylinders, sleeves and anilox rolls as required for each production order.
  • Set-up and print all formulation for the Rollstock product line.
  • Perform all required quality checks prior to producing all production orders to ensure a product can be processed at the next stage of the manufacturing process.
  • Make and pump adhesive for production orders.
  • Install/remove laminator sleeves as required for each production order.
  • Follow all safety rules and procedures.
  • Assist maintenance and process technician in troubleshooting
  • Follow the production schedule as issued by production control
  • Provide adequate turnover to the shift oncoming shift.
  • Coordinate special projects as they are assigned
  • Break out operators for lunches/breaks and fill in where/when required
  • Safely lift 40#, weight of solvent and ink buckets.






  • Strong mechanical aptitude is desired.
  • Ability to pass training retirements to become qualified on one or machine production lines.
  • Must have good communication skills both personal and via Email and be able to read and understand English.
  • Multiple machine qualifications preferred. 
  • Must have outstanding troubleshooting skills
  • Must have good judgment with decision making in regards to Safety and Quality.
  • Ability to complete production related documentation on both computer and paper forms
  • Must have excellent team skills
  • Ability to take direction from several individuals
  • Ability to work additional overtime if required to get the job tasks completed
  • Self-motivated and ability to make decisions




  • Requires basic reading, writing and math skills.
  • Ability to pass a hue and color vision assessment.
  • Able to work without close supervision and instruct others as necessary.
  • Able to follow instructions and make decisions based on data obtained.
  • Computer knowledge and 1-2 years of Windows applications experience preferred.
  • Use of cutter, scissors, loupe, dyne pens, hoist, hand and power tools.
  • Operation of motorized material handling devices.
  • Responsible for equipment necessary to perform assigned tasks.
  • Participate on safety observation teams
  • Wear all required PPE and PFS: beard/hair net, hearing protection, safety glasses and safety shoes.
  • Perform all duties using safe work methods
  • Attend and participate in monthly safety meetings.
  • Complies with all established site and department safety rules and policies.
  • Report unsafe conditions, all accidents and near misses immediately to TPL or his/her designate


Requisition id: 12649 

Additional Location(s): Chicago; Kansas City; Saint Joseph

Relocation: Yes 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. Sealed Air participates in the E-Verify Program (US sites only).