Conversion Press Operator Apprentice $25.00 - Direct Hire


Manufacturing and Production

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St. Paul

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Branch Information

Minneapolis, MN - Metro - (USA) 3600 Minnesota Drive Suite 850 MN Edina , MN 55435 Phone : 612-851-4600



Job Description

These is a direct hire opportunity with company specializing in custom medical and personal care product development and manufacturing solutions.

Hours: 5am-3:30pm, M-Th

Pay Range: $20.00-$25.00 per hour


What's in It for you:

6-24 months apprenticeship program that will allow growth and development

Obtaining a state sponsored graduation certification of rotary converting operator

Training from Delta - industry leader from making converting presses

Two week Flexo Graphic training, learn about printing, lean practitioner certification through manufacturers alliance

Number of raises that occur throughout the program

Graduation into an Operator Role

Expectation: Associate will meet the training and skills criteria required to move to a Conversion Operator I within 6- 24 months from the start of the apprenticeship and be open to accepting an operator position on any shift.


This Press Operator Apprentice position requires the associate to train and gain the experience and skills to set up, tear down, clean, operate and produce quality product on Rotary presses in the Value Stream. The associate must also follow work instructions. They will gain a working understanding of the operation and safety requirements for converting presses within the Value Stream by working alongside an experienced operator for a period of time until they show evidence of meeting all training criteria and skills required to run the press. This Press Operator Apprentice position is expected to gain full knowledge of product quality, processes and procedures. Associate must be able to meet production schedules.


Able to gain the skills to set up and run basic jobs with little or no assistance utilizing press diagrams, videos and work instructions.

Communicate rate deficiencies to management per prescribed procedures.

Perform quality inspections per Quality Department procedures and Engineering work instructions and document results.

Responsible for accurate entries in the computer time clock system.

Responsible for accurate documentation of inspection.

Positively contribute to company's safety, quality and production goals.

Responsible for reporting to Management any unsafe working conditions.

Able to understand and accurately interpret prints.

Understand and adhere to company policies and procedures.


High School education or equivalent

Strong mechanical aptitude is required

Rotary Press or machining experience and/or technical training from accredited trade school a plus

Able to accurately understand and interpret basic prints

Proficient PC skills, Microsoft office products

Medical manufacturing experience a plus

Lean manufacturing experience a plus to include 5s, S.M.E.D. and continuous improvement.

Competencies/Talents/Personal Attributes

Good communication skills, written and verbal.

Positive attitude and a team player.

Ability to problem solve and troubleshoot basic press issues

Ability to escalate issues, ask for assistance and know when to do so

Can speak, understand and read English.

Must be able to lift 50 pounds and stand for long periods of time.

Organizational skills

Extreme attention to detail with paperwork