• Rocky Mount, VA
  • Rocky Mount, VA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Vision, 401K

Job Title:        Plate Mounter          

Hours:            This position will train on A-shift and after training be on B or C shift .


Press Department


Primary Duties:

  • Cleaning, organizing and maintaining work areas.
  • Correctly laying out the job, mounting the plates and making sure the eye mark is in the proper location.
  • Must be able to read the schedule and anticipate press changeover timing.
  • Identify mounting priorities of jobs on the schedule.
  • Cleaning, organizing and maintaining plate cylinders and cylinder inventory.
  • Cleaning, organizing and maintaining all printing sleeves and sleeve inventory.
  • Cleaning and maintaining mounting machines.
  • Cleaning plates, demounting plates, checking plate condition and refiling plate jackets.
  • Understands cylinder selection, sleeve selection, sticky back selection and gear selection. Make sure the combination creates the correct repeat.
  • Mounting and demounting build up sleeves.
  • Checking cylinder TIR and sending to the machine shop for repair.
  • Remounting plates, moving plates in the press and changing the eye mark locations when necessary.
  • Communicate with the mounter from the previous shift.
  • Collects numbers from running jobs from each press at the beginning of each shift.
  • Reorder plates as needed
  • Fill out the daily mounting report, production reports, quality check sheets.
  • Adhere to safety policies and procedures and all Trinity Packaging-Rocky Mount Division policies and procedures as included in the employee handbook to ensure safety for self and fellow employees and to ensure behavior is appropriate in the workplace.
  • Perform job duties accurately so that other personnel and departments and ultimately customers receive correct information and/or product.
  • Maintain a customer focused perspective in all activities initiated to ensure that customer needs are successfully met.
  • Work effectively with neighboring plant departments in a team environment to develop multi-functional solutions.
  • Maintain good house-keeping practices throughout the areas.
  • Be on call for extrusion when the press dept. is off.
  • Work overtime as needed.
  • Work as a team.
  • When demounting, when putting plates back in plate jackets, open plate jacket and put the plates back in neatly with foam between every two plates. Plates should be stacked face to back. Take upstairs and put in return cart when done.
  • Help Lead with tasks around the department.


                 EEO Statement

ProAmpac provides equal opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.


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