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Flexo Press Assistant/Helper

What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.


The Indianapolis Preprint Facility is currently recruiting for Flexo Press Assistant/Helper.  The assistant/helper will work in conjunction with their team members to operate the industrial printing press to manufacture preprinted linerboard.


  • Full Benefit Package
  • Starting Pay $20.98/hr & up to $24.28/hr
    You must be able to work a customized rotating shift (12 hour shifts, switching from nights to days, 3 and 4 day on/off combinations and one 7-day off period per month) requiring some weekend and holiday work.  This is an air-conditioned, high-tech team environment that offers on-the-job training in our state-of-the-art processes, excellent promotional opportunities and career growth.  Qualified candidates will be highly-motivated individuals that meet the following qualifications:


Required Skills

  1. Able to perform all the following press skills over time (we provide training):
  • Unwind – Operation of roll unwinder, Fife guides, ultrasonic cleaner, roll handling equipment, roll preparation
  • Rewind – Operation of roll rewinder, AVT inspection system, core saw, roll handling equipment, roll preparation
  • Inks – Management and the handling of ink kits and ink drums, press robotics
  • Material Handling – Management of roll stock, operation of fork/clamp trucks, loading & unloading trucks, off-line rewinder/slitter
  • Press Wash-up  
  • Sleeve Changes
  1. Knowledge of the flexographic printing process a plus.
  2. Good written and verbal communication skills.
  3. Ability to lift 40lbs
  4. Stable work history and great attendance
  5. Self-directed and able to work effectively in a team-based environment
  6. Previous manufacturing experience desirable
  7. Good interpersonal skills.
  8. Basic computer skills. (Microsoft Word and Excel)


  1. Create an atmosphere and culture that drives toward an accident free workplace.
  2. Contribute towards being a learning organization through continuous improvement.
  3. Drive toward an achievable press schedule.
  4. Responsible for all paperwork and checklists created in the production process.
  5. Follows all published Work Instructions.
  6. Works in Rewind, Unwind, Ink or Material Handling as required.
  7. Help foster an atmosphere and culture that drives toward a facility that looks as good as new or better.
  8. Special projects and other duties as assigned.


International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Indianapolis, IN  46231-3344


Salary Range
$26,000.00 - 34,000.00
per Year
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Indianapolis, IN 46231, US