Printing Operator 3rd Shift - Hood Packaging Corporation

Hood Packaging Corporation

Sibley, IA, US

Hood Packaging is currently recruiting for a Press Operator for our Sibley, IA facility.  We are a team that strives to be here for each other, get it right the first time, and get better every day. 

Hood Packaging Corporation has a rich history in North America as a leader in the packaging industry. From day one, our company has been at the forefront in the design and manufacture of a wide range of packaging materials. Our goal at Hood Packaging is to provide a product that is manufactured in a safety conscious environment with attention to high quality, timeliness, and that consistently exceeds safe quality food standards.  We are able to meet our goal every day because we employ some of the best packaging people in the industry. We couldn't succeed without our dedicated employees. If you are looking for more than just a job and you want a career, consider Hood Packaging Corporation. 

Desired Qualifications:




1.       Good basic math, reading, writing and verbal communication skills.

2.       Be able to stand/walk up to 80% of the time, up to four hours at a time.


3.       Be able to lift/carry two pails of ink; one in each hand; 45 lbs. each 


4.       Be able to handle and maneuver large bulky items safely; guards, cylinder carts, paper rolls, ink drums 

5.       Be able to handle and maneuver large items with a hoist. 


6.       Good vision color identification capabilities and hand/eye coordination. 


7.       Teamwork skills: work closely with the helper, other operators, supervisors, other departments and shifts.

8.       Cooperation and flexibility: be willing to work in other areas of the plant when the need arises.


9.       Be able to work safely; follow all safety and health rules to ensure the safety of yourself and others. 

Application Instructions:





The press operator positions is essential to a smooth production flow in the plant. High quality print must be provided to the converting operations in a timely manner to assure on time delivery to the end user. Quality, efficiencies, and on time delivery is vital to the profitability of this facility. 

Hood Packaging Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and considers applications for all positions without regard to race, gender, religion, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap or any other legally protected status.







To operator the machine to produce high quality print in a productive and efficient manner.  






1. Perform set-ups and change-overs; remove and install print cylinders, anilox rollers, doctor systems, etc.  

2. Monitor the print during the run, make adjustments as needed. 


3. Conduct quality checks to determine if the print quality is within spec.  


4. Assure that the machine, equipment, tools, etc. is cleaned and properly maintained. 


5. Train new press helpers or operators as needed.  


6. Complete all paperwork in a neat and accurate manner. 


Location: Sibley, IA, US

Type: Full Time

Open: Monday May 23rd

Close: Thursday June 23rd 2022