Printing Press Operator - 3rd Shift

Manufacturing Chesapeake, Virginia


Build your Career with an Industry Leader 

Multi-Color Corporation is the world’s largest premier label and packaging supplier, serving the world’s most iconic brands. Backed by over a century of printing experience, MCC is focused on the future by developing consumer-driven innovations and sustainable packaging solutions. Join a team committed to safety, quality, and customer service.  

The Press Operator is responsible for the manufacturing of printed labels by use of narrow-web flexographic press, while continuously monitoring label quality and press conditions. Additionally, the Press Operator meets safety, housekeeping, quality, waste, and productivity standards.  

Why work at MCC:  

  • Compensation: Starting at $22.00 - $25.00 hourly + shift differential
  • Generous benefits package including medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance and 401(k)
  • Paid vacation plus 10 paid holidays
  • Sign-On Bonus

·        Relocation Bonus 

·        Controlled Work Environment 


  • Follow all OSHA, FSSC, GMP, and company safety standards.
  • Change material, plates, dies, substrates, anilox rollers, cylinders, or ink as required.
  • Inspect print quality for proper ink coverage and density, alignment, registration, tension, and die cut per customer job ticket requirements.
  • Perform basic maintenance using hand tools as needed.
  • Annotate material quantities used, quality discrepancies, downtime, make-ready time, and run time in DCU.
  • Clean press machine components as needed.
  • Maintain clean workspace according to housekeeping standards.
  • Participate in continuous improvement events as needed.
  • Train new teammates as needed, upon being fully qualified.


  • Education: High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience: 2+ years flexographic printing press operator experience, with intermediate knowledge of dies, anilox, plates, and cylinders.
  • Preference: Narrow-web, specifically Mark Andy 2200, P5, or P7 Series.
  • Skills: Quality control analysis, operations monitoring, active listening, critical thinking, reading comprehension, time management, and troubleshooting.  
  • Abilities: Near vision, control precision, visual color discrimination, selective attention, written comprehension, finger dexterity, and lifting up to 50 pounds.

·      Ability to work occasional overtime/Saturdays once fully trained.  

Other considerations: 

·     While this role is for a Press Operator, if someone has the right experience operating intermediate to advanced machinery and has a track record of sustained superior performance, there may be an opportunity for hire. 

Diversity & Inclusion  

At MCC, we believe what makes us unique, makes us better. We embrace & care deeply about creating a workplace where our people feel valued & empowered. We are committed to providing an environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly & with respect. We consider our people our best asset & understand the importance of bringing different perspectives. We are committed to providing equal opportunity regardless of gender identity/expression or ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or life stage. We encourage & welcome all genders, people of disability, LGBTQI+ community, refugees & people from culturally & linguistic diverse backgrounds to apply.