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Press Operator Trainee


Garfield Heights, OH, US, 44125

REQ ID:  36823

Sealed Air is in business to protect, to solve critical packaging challenges and to make our world better than we found it. Our portfolio of leading packaging solutions includes CRYOVAC® brand food packaging, SEALED AIR® brand protective packaging and BUBBLE WRAP® brand packaging, which collectively enable a safer, more efficient food supply chain and protect valuable goods shipped around the world. Sealed Air generated $4.9 billion in sales in 2020 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 115 countries. To learn more, visit


Press Operator Trainee

Shift- Nights 6pm-6am

This position is eligible to receive $2000.00 Sign-on Bonus! 

Healthcare Benefits available on Day ONE!  That’s health, dental, vision, and more! 

401K match! Employees are paid weekly.

Learn the terminology, techniques and operating characteristics involved on flexographic press operations to print and meet established single, multi or process color quality and production requirements.

Job Description

  • Work with a trainer or skilled operator to acquire a working knowledge or work orders, schedules, artwork, color cards, charts, established procedures and written instructions.
  • Use common hand tools such as rubber hammer, wrenches, screwdriver, pliers, fixed gauges, zahn cup, densitometer, inks, step ladder and hand lift dolly.
  • Learn to set up and use all test equipment in accordance with proper procedures.
  • Develop a functional understanding of proper sequential and/or set up of ink, printing impression, tension, nip feed, rewind rolls or cylinders and related drying, ink feed and other presswork arrangements and controls.
  • Develop the ability to operate press in prescribed manner, monitor operation and make various checks and adjustments to maintain quality standards and production requirements.
  • Move material, press rolls and supplies as required and perform press shut down operations and minor maintenance in prescribed and proper manner. 
  • Record time, production, or other required information on proper form.  Maintain press and supply storage area in a clean and orderly condition. Observe all prescribed or standard safety rules and regulations.
  • Perform other similar or related duties as assigned or directed.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of work orders schedules, artwork, color cards and charts.
  • Ability to perform a wide variety of press operations.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Demonstrated good performance in current role



  • Transition to role of Press Operator after completion of training and availability of Operator opening.  Shift will be determined by available opening at time of promotion.

Total Rewards

Starting your first day, Sealed Air offers our employees a comprehensive Total Rewards package with Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, and Vision), Wellness Programs, Life Insurance, Retirement Benefits (401k matching program), Profit Sharing and other perks such as:

  • Competitive PTO
  • 10 paid Holidays
  • Unused Sick Time Payout
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Company Paid Paternity Leave
  • Company paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Legal Plan coverage & Identity Theft Protection
  • Auto and Home Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Recognition Program
  • Educational Assistance
  • Scholarship Award Program
  • Employee Discount Marketplace

Requisition id: 36823 

Relocation: No  

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.



It is our responsibility to leverage what we have to affect positive and meaningful change for our communities and planet using Sealed Air’s global resources and expertise.

Corporate sustainability. It’s about improving the lives of people around the world by addressing pressing needs in the communities where we and our customers operate.

Customer Success. Meeting our customers' needs. At Sealed Air it’s more than a goal, it’s an integral part of our business practices, our innovative solutions, and our values.

Leaving our communities better than we found them through dedication of time, talent and resources.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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