Offset Pressman/Offset 2nd Pressman

Requisition ID
Manufacturing & Operations
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Offset Pressman & 2nd Pressman
Charlotte, NC  

  Caraustar Industries, Inc., an industry leader in paperboard products, seeks Offset Pressman & Offset 2nd Pressman for our Offset Litho Sheet-fed Manroland printing press to join our thriving team in Charlotte, NC. This position is open on third shift. This position requires a candidate that is able to work in a fast-paced environment and is looking to learn and grow with our company. 

We maintain a stellar reputation in the industry and are enjoying rapid growth. This is the right role to invest your talents as you will have ample opportunity to learn new skills and advance to new opportunities.
For this position, we offer:
- Full-time position with overtime based upon need
- Medical, prescription and dental benefits with employee contribution
- 401(k) with company match
- Vacation time
- Opportunity for personal and professional growth
Caraustar Industries, Inc. is one of North America’s largest integrated manufacturers of 100% recycled paperboard and converted paperboard products. We aim to be a socially responsible corporation, and remain committed to environmentally sound practices while providing customers with outstanding value through innovative products and services. Caraustar has developed its leadership position in the industry through diversification and integration from raw materials to finished products. Caraustar serves the four principal recycled boxboard product end-use markets: tubes and cores; folding cartons; gypsum facing paper and specialty paperboard products. For more about us, please visit our website at


Responsibilities Include:

- Assist with the effective operation of the printing press to ensure quality, safety and production in line with customer specifications.
- Effectively communicate with Press Helper on upcoming jobs and any special instructions.
- Mount plates in the correct sequence.
- Bring ink and coating to the press before the current job is complete. Put correct ink in ink fountains. Properly clean and wash blanks and ink fountains.
- Check ink fountains for contamination and to keep leveled.
- Monitor fountain solution in tanks including temperature, conductivity and to ensure there is no contamination. Keep tanks filled properly.
- Check printed sheets for imperfections during make-ready and production.
- Monitor color during press runs.
- Work safely and in accordance with Caraustar policies and procedures.
- Complete other duties as assigned.


Minimum Requirements:

​Must be able to work 3rd shift: 11p.m. - 7a.m.
- High School Diploma or GED.
- Offset Pressman and/or Printing Operator experience
- Ability to work 40 hours per week and any required overtime. Ability to work any shift and/or flexible schedules.
- Experience working with a printing press.
- Basic mechanical skills required.
- Use a densitometer and spectrophotometer. Ability to visually detect any quality defects.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Good problem solving skills.
- Ability to use basic measurement tools.
- Ability to track production and complete required paperwork.


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