2 Color Press Assistant (1st Shift) (6973 )

Operations North Mankato, Minnesota


Position at Corporate Graphics Commercial

Corporate Graphics Commercial is seeking a 2 Color Sheet-Fed Press Assistant for a press with unique finishing processes.  The main functions of this position are: Accurate make-ready, production of a quality product at acceptable speed and delivery to internal and external customers.

Shift Available

Shift is a rotating 12 hour day shift position. Shift hours are 5:00AM to 5:00PM. The position requires 36 hours a week during non overtime periods. During overtime periods the 12 hour O.T. day would be on Sundays and be required every other week. Overtime pay starts after 40 hours. 

Example of how shift works:  Week 1: Work Monday, Thursday, Friday, Week 2: Work Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday.   

Responsibilities Include

  • Understanding of the printing process to include plate making, paper grades, printing chemistry, and finishing processes.
  • Identifying and troubleshooting press problems.
  • Obtaining/maintaining register.
  • Changing required plates, blankets or cylinders.
  • Practicing preventive maintenance.
  • Training of new crew members.
  • Maintaining adequate supplies at the press to minimize downtime.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand on feet for amounts of time with limited opportunity to leave general work area.
  • Ability to work 12 hour shifts.
  • Ability to lift 50-75 pounds.
  • Full range of motion of the back in order to bend at the waist or to reach above the head.


Previous experience in the operation of a large scale printing press or work in a printing environment is necessary to include some experience in the operation of various hand tools.

Education/Experience: Experience on a large format press as a lead operator or feeder

How to apply

This position is located at our office in North Mankato, Minnesota. If you meet the above requirements, please click on the apply button. You will then be asked to complete our application process, which will be provided to our hiring team for review. EOE Only candidates who most closely match the requirements will be contacted.

Corporate Graphics Commercial, a leader in the commercial printing industry, offers creative, high-quality solutions, such as brochures, children’s books, yearbooks, catalogs, folders, newsletters, annual reports, books, flyers, postcards, and business cards. They serve clients who want to provide the most effective communication possible to their customers.

About Our Company

We offer an attractive compensation package, including a competitive base salary, and a competitive benefit package including health, dental & vision insurance, 401K plan, profit sharing, PTO (paid time off) and Holiday Pay.

The history of Corporate Graphics Commercial dates back to 1989 when we began operations in our current location. Through the succeeding years, CGC has grown to become one of the region's premier commercial printers by offering creative, high-quality solutions for a wide variety of clients.

The growth of CGC can be directly attributed to our "customer-focused" approach and the support of our parent company, Taylor Corporation. We have assembled a well-rounded team of seasoned professionals who can quickly and effectively respond to any situation or problem. The efforts of our employees are enhanced by the latest technology and equipment.

Every person on our staff is committed to providing good customer service and to producing high-quality products and services.