top of page

Current Openings:

Employment Opportunities

Press Operator

View the full Press Operator job description and apply at Indeed


We are looking to fill the Press Operator position to work on either our Day or Night shift. The Day shift schedule is Monday through Thursday from 6:30 am to 3:00 pm and on Friday from 5:30 am to 2:00 pm. The Night shift schedule is Monday through Thursday from 3:00 pm to 1:30 am. Come and join us at Viking Label & Packaging as one of our valued Press Operators!


Job Description:

The Press Operator at Viking Label works to ensure the safe, accurate, and efficient manufacturing of printed labels on a flexographic printing press, to include performing production runs, daily press start-up, and shutdown. Primary responsibilities include monitoring label quality and press conditions and meeting safety, housekeeping, quality, scrap, and productivity quality standards.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Review job ticket and work with Press Assistants to ensure job is set up properly on the press per required specifications and job notes (ink, dies, stock, plates).

  • Assist in setting up job and changing over to next copy or job.

  • Run the job ticket per job specification and log data in the Label Traxx system.

  • While running the press, review printed rolls for quality and consistency related to all aspects of the labels including color registration and die cut.

  • Communicate with Shift Supervisor and/or Production Manager regarding any issues with the labels and dies.

  • Ensure proper data collection for each job, including job notes on material and time variance.

  • Perform basic troubleshooting of the press along with the Press Assistant and Supervisor.

  • Maintain the work area and machines in a clean and orderly condition and follow prescribed company policies and safety regulations.

  • Actively participate in continuous improvement activities and participate in training when offered or needed.

  • Follows all plant and corporate safety rules, procedures, and guidelines. Reports all safety concerns or issues to their immediate supervisor.

  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

Contact Us With Employment Questions

Thanks for submitting!

bottom of page