Production Assistant - Imaging (2512)

Operations Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota


Position at Travel Tags, Inc.

Travel Tags is seeking Production Equipment Operator Sr. in the Imaging department to safely and efficiently operate imaging equipment. The position is responsible for cleaning and monitoring the functionality of the imaging equipment.  Trouble shooting and machine set up are also a component of this position.


Shift Available

  • 5:45 p.m. to 6:00 a.m., rotating days following a 2 on - 2 off, 3 on - 2 off, 2 on - 3 off every other weekend off (EOWEO) schedule.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Responsible for operating and feeding imaging lines while working at a fast and consistent pace
  • Perform machine set up procedures
  • Enter data from production and shift into system
  • Responsible for verifying raw material and finished product quality
  • Brief incoming team members on production and task information
  • Troubleshoot imaging machinery, as needed
  • Conduct visual checks of machinery and escalate any problems to leadership and maintenance
  • Perform daily cleaning of machinery, including using chemical cleaners
  • Assist supervisors and leads in delegating tasks to team members on an as-needed basis
  • Understand and comply with all departmental policies and procedures


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Six (6) months working in a manufacturing facility/environment
  • Successful completion of Travel Tags operator certification
  • Successful set-up and troubleshooting exercises in a production setting


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to project a positive and inviting demeanor
  • Understands all departmental policies, procedures and tasks
  • Ability to provide clear, simple direction to Operators
  • Ability to delegate tasks and provide clear direction to co-workers
  • Ability to comprehend number sequencing and recognize errors
  • Ability to work with numbers
  • Maintains a pattern of regular and predictable attendance
  • Ability to follow written and verbal directions
  • Ability to work 12-hour shifts
  • Ability to work overtime as needed
  • Ability to respond to continually changing priorities and coordinate multiple projects
  • Perform a variety of tasks throughout the day in a fast paced work environment
  • Interact constructively and effectively with all plant employees
  • Strong customer service, interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment toward a common goal
  • Reacts to change productively and to handle other tasks as assigned
  • A service-oriented individual with a high energy, positive and friendly demeanor
  • Computer skills (Outlook, Excel and Word)
  • Ability to read, write, speak and comprehend English


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.


We value a work-life balance and the overall well-being of our employees. You will see that reflected in our comprehensive benefits package. We offer a competitive benefit package including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, 401(k) plan, profit sharing, PTO (Paid Time Off), Holiday pay, and other benefits that help inspire our employees to stay and grow with us.


Travel Tags was founded in 1973 as a manufacturer of luggage tags and travel accessories. We produced our first gift card in 1999, entering what is now a $100 billion growth industry. Today, we are known as the preeminent solutions provider in the ever-changing stored-value market, and we ship hundreds of millions of gift cards throughout the world each year.


Our turnkey solutions include design, eCommerce, card manufacturing, data management, secure packaging, and a broad range of specialty print technologies that help create lasting impressions for some of the world’s most prominent brands. Our world-class solutions have earned us the most coveted industry accolades, including the International Card Manufacturer's Élan Award, People’s Choice Award, Judges’ Choice Award, and Best Gift Card of the Year.