W & H Press Operator - TRAINEE - B-Crew

Press Operator Trainee, W & H - Bristol, TN

We are seeking a detailed oriented, safety minded and highly motivated individual to fill the role of Press Operator Trainee in the Bristol, TN location.  Job responsibilities include but are not limited to; following procedures to safely meet customer expectations, complete required paperwork accurately, monitoring results and ensuring high quality of finished products.


  • Make ready and operate cylinder type printing press.

  • Read job order and verify size, color, and type of substrate.

  • Set up and operate flexographic printing press to print designs, images or lettering on rolls of flexible plastic film, paper and non-absorbent stock for use in making products such as plastic or paper bags.

  • Install cylinders and secure assemble in press.

  • Fill decks with prescribed inks, adjusting position of cylinder to print two or more colors without overlapping or smearing previous printed area.

  • Insert shaft through core of paper or plastic roll and secures roll on press in feed position.

  • Splice end of roll to trailer sheet remaining in press using splicing tape and jog press to regulate roll tension and feed as directed.

  • Start press adjusting speed tension and alignment of printing plate as necessary.

  • Cut sample of printed material from end of roll and inspects for imperfections such as blurred or off centered impressions.

  • Will be responsible for entering production data into Radius operating system.

  • Perform all duties of an assistant.

  • Must be able to stand, bend, and twist.

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.


  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Authorized to work in the United States.
  • Must be detail oriented.

  • Maintain quality of materials produced.

  • Set up and change over press from job to job.

  • Operators are responsible for the waste of materials used in make ready and production.

  • Responsible for notifying management when press equipment needs repair work.

  • Working knowledge of flexo printing and slitting is necessary.

  • Basic math skills are required.

  • Ability to understand written and verbal instructions.

  • Minimum two Years Flexo Printing Experience