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Press Operator (3rd Shift)

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Date: Mar 6, 2023

Location: Neenah, WI, US, 54957

Company: J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.

Requisition #: 18385
Functional Area:  Printing; Machine Operation; Manufacturing
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Work Options:  In Office at Location Specified Above
Work Hours:  10:30 PM-6:30 AM (Sunday Night - Thursday Night)


Position Summary

Join our printing team and work in clean, safe and comfortable environment!  The purpose of this 3rd shift Printing Press position is to operate screen printing, digital press, and bindery equipment in accordance with manufacturing standards and product specifications. As a member of the third shift team, the individual will operate multiple pieces of equipment based upon business needs.

The 3rd shift work hours are Sunday through Thursday nights, 10:30pm to 6:30am.  This position includes a $1.50 shift differential.

The equipment you would operate includes:  Screen Press Equipment includes, but is not limited to:  Thieme press, screen cutter, backslitter, pre-press screen making equipment.
Other Equipment includes, but is not limited to: KM-1e, Digital SuperWeb, guillotine cutter.

About Our Neenah, WI Home Office

There's a lot to love about our home office in Neenah, Wisconsin, including:

  • Jean-friendly environment, every day of the week!
  • Café that offers breakfast, lunch and multiple a la carte items
  • FREE access to our onsite Fitness Center, Yoga Studio and a fully paid online Fitness Subscription
  • FREE access to our J. J. Keller Wellness Center, with access to some prescriptions at no cost 
  • Near 1-mile long walking trail that wraps around the campus 
  • Multiple collaboration stations 

Want to check it out yourself? Follow this link and click ' See inside our Vinland Facility'!

Why J. J. Keller?

  • Annual Reviews, Merit Increases & Quarterly Bonus Program Paid Out When Company Goals are Met!
  • Medical / Dental / Vision Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement, eligible your FIRST DAY
  • 401(k) with Employer Match + Company-Funded Annual Profit Sharing
  • 17 Days Paid Time Off (PTO) + 8 Paid Company Holidays + 1 Paid Floating Holiday 

Job Responsibilities

  • Examines job specifications to determine equipment operating time, quantity to be printed, and stock and ink specifications.
  • Sets up and operates equipment according to manufacturing standards and production specifications.
  • Continually responsible for quality and quantity of finished product and follows all job checking procedures.
  • Properly records time and materials on each individual job, as well as recording daily information utilizing automated data collection system.
  • Handles routine daily and monthly maintenance as required. Performs preventive maintenance program as necessary.
  • Works overtime as needed to meet production requirements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • 1+ year of experience operating screen printing or digital printing equipment preferred
  • Would consider bindery experience in lieu of printing experience


  • High school graduate or General Education Degree (GED)
  • Technical college diploma or certificate in printing a plus

Other Skills/Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in the use of a computer
  • Mechanical aptitude and manual dexterity
  • Ability to match or detect subtle differences between colors
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to follow written instructions
  • Detail oriented with focus on high quality

Physical Requirements

Work is performed primarily in a manufacturing (industrial printing) environment and may involve exposure to noise hazards, high speed mechanical moving parts, chemical hazards, and hazards common to Screen Press operation and the printing industry.


Work may involve repetitive operation of industrial equipment for extended periods of time. The work may also require frequent lifting of materials and equipment which have the potential of weighing up to a maximum of 50 lbs. Work Activities may also include the pushing/pulling of heavy materials, supplies or equipment. Equipment operation may also require frequent bending, grasping, and reaching.


Press activities and printing equipment operation will  require the use of personal protective equipment (PPE). Such PPE may include hearing protection, eye protection, hand protection and safety-toe footwear.


Other Information


At J. J. Keller, we are Difference Makers because the work we do truly matters. We protect people’s lives every day. In fact, more than 90% of Fortune® 1000 companies rely on J. J. Keller to help create safe work environments. View our CAREERS video to learn more about being a Difference Maker at J. J. Keller and click here to learn what our associates have to say about life as an associate at J.J. Keller. 

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.!  If you experience system-related issues or need assistance with the online application, please call (920) 720-7700.

Not the right role for you, but know someone who could be a great fit? Refer them to us through our Professional Referral Program and you will earn a cash payment if your referral is hired. Learn more here.

J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Oshkosh
Nearest Secondary Market: Appleton

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