Printing Press Operator (R7160)

Operations Dallas, Texas


Position at Taylor Communications, Inc.

Come Work with Us!

Taylor Corporation is a growing, dynamic company with big plans for the future ― and our people. Family owned and proud of it, we power our employees’ potential and strive to create opportunity and security for every member of the team. We’re passionate about our work, we believe there is always a better way, and we’re in this for the long haul.

Ready to build a career? It’s time to look at Taylor.

Your Opportunity: Taylor Communications, a Taylor Corporation company, is looking to add a Printing Press Operator to their 3rd shift team in the Dallas, TX pressure-sensitive label manufacturing plant! In this role, you will be responsible for setting up, operating, monitoring, and maintaining a rotary web press for stock/custom business label production.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Carry out accurately and precisely detailed instructions from job orders. Identify possible errors or problems and take prompt action to correct.
  • Set up/adjust press for job runs to meet specifications.
  • Monitor product for quality during job runs. Check preciseness of detail against specifications. Take action to correct any problems.
  • Monitor equipment during job runs. Remain alert to mechanical problems and refer as necessary to maintenance.
  • Initiate the start up and running of jobs in keeping with production schedule.
  • Perform routine equipment maintenance and upkeep.
  • Meet standards for output, waste, and spoilage.
  • Pack finished products into cartons; label and stock on pallets. Oversee packers (when assigned) on same. Give instruction as appropriate to assigned packer/helper.
  • Adhere to all safety guidelines. Keep workspace clean and organized for efficiency in shift changeovers.
  • Complete with accuracy related logs and paperwork.

Your Shift:

  • 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.; alternating two-week schedule (3 days one week and 4 days the next week)

You Must Have:

  • Operational knowledge of and previous training and/or on-the-job experience equivalent to an apprenticeship completion on a rotary web press
  • The ability to effectively communicate in the English language
  • Shop math skills
  • The ability to understand and apply detailed information
  • Demonstrated ability to meet or exceed performance standards
  • Knowledge of paper stocks, inks and related materials/techniques used in printing industry
  • Work planning skills
  • Knowledge of safety standards
  • Ability to meet physical demands of job (lifting, standing, machine noise)

We Would Also Prefer:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Two years of flexographic press operator experience at journey-level


Here is how we are going to keep you safe in the workplace:

Our focus continues to be on our employees and their wellbeing, and we have taken steps to ensure your safety in all our facilities.  The following are workplace safety guidelines in each of our Taylor locations, in accordance with CDC and state guidelines:

  • Masks are provided and required in all our facilities
  • Employees will maintain at least 6 feet of distance whenever possible
  • We have hand sanitizer and soap & water readily available
  • Increased cleaning and disinfection of high traffic areas
  • Communication & Action Plans if one of our employees shows symptoms or tests positive for COVID-19


About Taylor Corporation

One of the top five graphics communications companies in North America, Taylor’s family of companies provide a diverse set of products, services and technologies addressing the toughest communication challenges. For 45 years, Taylor has been a premier provider of powerful and innovative products, services and expertise for individuals, businesses and distributors large and small. Our 12,000+ employees spanning more than 25 states and nine countries work diligently to create the interactive, printing and marketing solutions that have helped build some of the world’s more recognizable brands. Everything we do begins with identifying the unique priorities and needs of our customers and creating one-of-a-kind solutions. We offer a full range of benefits to power our employees’ potential including: health, dental, vision and life insurance; a 401(k) plan; paid time off (PTO) and holiday pay, and more.

Taylor Communications is a go-to-market subsidiary of Taylor Corporation. For more than a century, we've been providing outstanding service and developing innovative products that leverage the technology of our time. By providing market-specific insights and a compelling portfolio of solutions to the healthcare, financial services, commercial and industrial markets, we have become the recognized leader in the management and execution of mission-critical communications.

Taylor Communications is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.