Flexo Press Operator   IN   Batavia, OH   AT   Multi-Color U.S.

Date Posted: 6/20/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Multi-Color is one of the largest and most awarded label companies in the world, servicing segments such as Home & Personal Care, Food & Beverage, Wine & Spirits and Consumer Durables. A true global leader, our state-of-the-art facilities operate in over 26 countries.  

Our 10,000+ employees are guided by our core values: Integrity, Passion, Creativity, Perseverance and Achievement. These values constantly guide our interactions and decision making at Multi-Color!

Join us today! 

Calling all flexographic press operators!  The World's #1 Label Solutions Provider is calling!  Stay on the line if you have flexographic press experience with Gallus, Mark Andy, Comco or other flexographic equipment.  We need to have a conversation!

Operating in 26 countries, 80+ locations, we provide considerable opportunities for individuals willing to grow and learn in a manufacturing print environment.


Our Batavia, OH facility has added multi-million dollar equipment and have an opening available immediately for Flexographic Press Operator in the Flexographic Press Department. The world's leading brands choose us, you should too!

This might be the job for you if:

  • You are seeking great pay, benefits, vacation time and paid holidays

  • You are 18 years of age or older

  • You are serving in the military or a veteran

  • You have future college goals or interested in tuition reimbursement assistance

  • You are interested in advancement or growth opportunities

  • You are looking for stability and “a place to call home”

  • You want to work for a best-in-class company!

Multi-Color is currently looking for an individual to join our Flexographic Press team who has Flexographic Press experience and use their pass experiences to help drive results. We provide your training and development. Is this the job for you?  Apply now to get started!

Job Overview:

The Press Operator is responsible for supporting goals of the plant in efficient operation of a flexographic press, printing labels to specification ensuring consistent quality.  

This is a technical and skilled position requiring strong mechanical aptitude and previous flexographic press experience.   Candidates should have solid print environment experience, strong math skills, good attendance, and a desire to grow and learn with print career focus.

Job Duties:

  • Review job ticket for required processes and customer expectations.
  • Enter job order information, (i.e. roll track numbers, job specification, etc.). Set specifications on press. (Measurement accuracy and attention to detail required).  We utilize Radius Shop Floor Data Collection (SFDC).
  • Exhibit safety-first attitude from proper PPE compliance to maintaining an environmentally safe and hazard-free work environment.  Active participation on the Safety Team.  Compliance with all workplace and product safety standards required.
  • Inspect jobs; flag/remove defects using strobe light detection.
  • Continuously check job for quality.
  • Perform and support preventative press maintenance.
  • Comply with customer and MCC QA specifications, including but not limited to handling procedures, paperwork requirements, etc.  Compliance with all data integrity, product safety, and GMP standards required.
  • Complete QA sheet and associated documentation and verify prior to supervisory approval for job.
  • Complete roll-end section of Quality Control checklist and verify as each master roll is run on press.
  • Responsible for following established processes and procedures related to safety, quality and equipment.
  • Responsible for cleanliness of machinery, work space organization, light equipment maintenance and troubleshooting issues as applicable and safe to do so.
  • Perform required test runs.
  • Assist in the performance of external make-ready operations in preparation for changeover activities as needed.
  • Assist with clean-up activities following changeover; clean ink pans and ancillary equipment, strip plates from cylinders, conduct wash-up, etc.
  • Cross train Press Assistant to run press through breaks/lunches as time allows. Mentor employees to support growth within plant.
  • Compliance and follow-through with Lean initiatives.
  • Participation in department meetings, process improvement events, training, and safety program as scheduled.
  • Responsible for working required overtime.

Experience/Skills Required:

  • High school education or equivalent. 
  • Knowledge of printing processes and previous experience as a Flexographic Press Operator
  • Ability to work with water-based ink, UV ink, solvents and various print-shop chemicals
  • Proven ability to understand and operate in a safe manner, roll lifts and press equipment.
  • Ability to communicate and interact well with others (verbally and written form); seen as a team player
  • Ability to read and understand a job ticket in English, without assistance.
  • Ability to read a ruler and understand measurements (will take a ruler and math assessment)
  • Ability to enter data in the computer
  • Self-motivated with the ability to stay focused and follow instructions
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time (typically 8, but could be up to 12 hours/day)
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • (Warning: Viewing of the strobe light may trigger epileptic seizures in persons with photo sensitive epilepsy).  May be expected to use other additional quality inspection tools such as AVT.


While performing the duties of this job the employee is required to:

  • Wear hearing, foot, eye and/or other personal protective equipment while in a manufacturing setting.

  • Continually stand for prolonged periods; frequently stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, climb and balance; moderate to frequent walking

  • Routinely use hands and fingers to handle, feel, grasp, and manipulate items; use hands and arms to reach for items in and around the press area; occasionally stoop or kneel while reaching

  • Frequently lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds

  • Regularly push or pull objects up to 40 pounds

  • Specific vision abilities include – close, distance, and peripheral vision, depth perception, ability to distinguish color variations, and ability to adjust focus

  • Medium to loud noise environment

  • Work flexible/varying schedules and hours as needed

  • Work overtime as required by workload and customer mandated deadlines

If you need special assistance or an accommodation in applying, please contact our Human Resources Department at recruiting@mcclabel.com.  

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or  applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly