Experienced Plate Mounter

Morris Packaging Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN (30+ days ago)

Morris Packaging Minnesota is currently seeking a full-time Plate Mounter for Flexographic Press - Night Shift 6pm - 6am and Day Shift 6am-6pm.

We are a friendly, fast paced privately held company, in a clean, climate controlled environment. The following background and experience are desirable. However, we will work with and train the right candidate.

Job Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Day-to-day responsibilities
  • Daily maintenance and upkeep of plates
  • Ensuring that plates are available and accessible for all areas of production
  • Responsible to mounting plates for upcoming jobs
  • Performing various plant support activities as needed for production.
  • Plate cleaning
  • Filing/storage ensuring the integrity of the plates and filing system.
  • Pull plates daily as required to meet production schedule.
  • Prompt mounting and positioning of plates
  • Ensuring that multiple plates are aligned correctly to minimize re-mounts due to misalignment.
  • Maintaining a clean work area.
  • Perform plant support activities
  • Assist other departments when needed.
  • Participate in quality and continuous improvement.

Knowledge and skill requirements:

  • Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards*
  • Ability to read and write English**
  • Ability to understand and follow safety procedures**
  • Ability to receive, track, and distribute materials, supplies, and equipment**
  • Knowledge of light equipment operation and/or maintenance**
  • Ability to lead and train staff**
  • Ability to prepare routine administrative paperwork**
  • Ability to read, sort, check, count, and verify numbers**
  • Ability to lift and manipulate heavy objects**
  • Ability to perform simple arithmetic**
  • Ability to detect problems and report information to appropriate personnel*

Work Requirement:

This position may require significant work hours beyond the normal workday based on the demands of the business cycle, customer volume of business. It has a moderate to high demand for tight deadlines. This position will experience moderate interruption in workflow, starting and stopping for product changeovers.

Physical Requirements:

This position requires:

  • Continuous (6 to 10 hours per day) bending, pushing, pulling, climbing stairs, reaching, lifting and grasping.
  • Continuous (6 to 10 hours per day) standing and walking.
  • Continuous (6 or more hours per day) talking, teaching, and repetitive motion, hand/wrist movement.
  • Sensory requirements: Good eyesight, normal hearing, and fluent in the English language.Working Conditions:


  • Indoors climate controlled.
  • Moving and lifting objects, sometimes 50 lbs. frequently.

Minimum Job Requirements: High school diploma or GED and at least 2 years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $16.00 to $16.75 /hour


  • Manufacturing: 1 year


  • High school


  • English