HR Collaboration Group LLC
  • Mishawaka, IN, USA
  • Full Time

Full Benefits & Retirement Plan with Employer Match


Printing Machine Operator


This role is located in the Mishawaka, IN area.


Enjoy working independently and within teams to create excellence on the job? Enjoy operating computerized printing, cutting, and plotting machines while multi-tasking on other related items? Want to grow your career with a friendly, clean, and fast-paced company where you can make an impact?


Then, Valley Screen has a place for you!


Who We Are:


Founded in 1967, Valley Screen is a large format graphics company specializing in exterior and interior durable graphics for vehicles, recreational products, and interior design solutions. Our Mission is to deliver high-quality products to our customers while valuing each team member as a part of our Valley Screen family. As a team, we seek improvements together and are passionate about our work while helping to strengthen our community. We help our Customers and our Team Members build their story, hone in on their strengths, and enhance their future! Come build your story with Valley Screen!


What We Offer:


  • Creative, innovative, collaborative, and flexible work environment
  • Challenging and progressive career development
  • Competitive pay programs!
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellness Benefits
  • Short & Long-Term Disability programs
  • Retirement Program with Excellent Employer Match!
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Open communication, recognition programs, and team-building events
  • And much more to motivated, results-oriented individuals who want to make a real difference in their community and role

What You'll Do:


As a Printing Machine Operator, you will handle the set-up, operation, troubleshooting, final inspection, and assembly of the printed material in an on-time, complete, and error-free way.


Your Accountabilities in the Role:


  • Reviews the production order and blue prints, with the material allocated, to ensure accuracy and a high-quality product that aligns to the customer specifications.
  • Maneuvers material to set up within the machine, with adherence to the layout, schedule and safety requirements.
  • Performs the set-up, operation, trouble-shooting, and change-over of the various machines to ensure accurate and efficient output within the areas of cutting, plotting, slitting, striping, splicing, trimming, etc.
  • Continually verifies measurements and inspects the material quality to ensure adherence with customer specifications and to minimize waste/rejects.
  • Prepares the finished product for the next step or delivery, printing and adding paperwork/labels, with gently rolling and boxing material, where appropriate.
  • Completes production records and material tags after the production run, ensuring complete, accurate and thorough information.
  • Inspects the finished material/roll to ensure the deliverance of a high-quality product.
  • Collaborates and/or mentors others to continually help build the skillset of the team.

Position Requirements:

  • Education: High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience: 1+ years of related experience operating computer-driven machines preferred; will train the right person.
  • Certification(s): N/A
  • Functional Skills: This role requires the ability to perform machine set up, operation, and light trouble-shooting. High attention to detail with an ability to read and understand documents, procedures and blue print specifications, along with the ability to match part numbers accurately. Basic math and counting skills are required. This role also requires strong prioritization skills, as well as an ability to multitask (running a machine and assembling product at the same time), with creative, problem-solving skills to think through issues in a fast-paced environment to meet output goals.
  • Technology Aptitude/Skills: Basic computer skills, data entry, and basic machine operation
  • Language Skills: Basic reading, writing, and verbal English communication skills
  • Leadership/Behaviors: Strong work ethic, energy level, pace, and values; strong focus on the customer, quality and accuracy, with the flexibility to move to priorities throughout the operation areas, following all Safety requirements.
  • Culture Match Behaviors: Likes to work independently and with a thoughtful, caring team; enjoys collaborating with others; can listen to others, learn quickly, and be independent to get the job done, yet flexible to adjust to the schedule, department location, or pace to meet the needs of production, while making good decisions, is highly important to our team.

Other Important Information:


Pay/Salary: $15.00 - $22.00 based on proven experience with computerized production machines.


  • And, the compensation will grow as the team member grows!

Reports To: Production Supervisor


Core Hours: 5:00 am - 2:30 pm or 6:00 am to 3:30 pm Core hours Monday to Thursday with a half day on Friday; (Currently working 9 hours five days a week, flexible hours)


Typical Work Week: M-F; with an occasional Saturday; 45 - 48 hours a week on average during peak times.


Direct Reports: None


Travel: None


Work/Environment: Operates computer-driven machines, uses Exacto knives to trim material. Able to maneuver material up to 50 lbs. occasionally; automated lifting devices and additional help is available for heavier work. Requires good vision with ability to see colors.


COVID Protocol: No Special Protocol; Individuals can wear masks if desired

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