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ProAmpac Holdings, Inc. Plate Mounter in Buffalo, New York

Job Description

Join a great team and work in a great location in Cheektowaga, NY!

We offer competitive pay, generous shift differential, and benefits too. We have 1 opening available on 3rd shift which is Sunday through Thursday night 10:30 PM to 6:45 AM. Come join ProAmpac who is one of the largest suppliers of consumer packaging products.

ProAmpac offers a full benefits package!

  • Medical, Dental, Vision

  • Paid parental leave

  • Life Insurance

  • Generous 401k company match!

  • Paid vacation

  • 11 paid holidays

  • Safety shoe allotment

  • Generous employee referral program

  • ProAmpac’s Employee Assistance Fund, and much, much more.

Job Responsibilities:

The Plate Mounter Technician is responsible for accurately mounting plates onto printing cylinders or sleeves so that the colors, as designated by the individual work order, go into the correct register when they get to the presses.

  • Obtain and read job work orders.

  • Collect cylinders for each job and strip sticky back, mount print plates on cylinders by color, and ensure all cylinders are correctly mounted and locked in place by interpreting and following quality and safety instructions, comparing different items, and coordinating activities.

  • Solve problems and correct errors by detecting details, analyzing information, measuring and making calculations, reading manuals and instructions, researching problems, and using judgment.

  • Discuss production schedule with Shift Supervisor.

  • Troubleshoot problems to prevent press downtime.

  • Complete paperwork and check for paper proof errors to ensure quality by interpreting and following instructions.

  • Keep work area clean and stocked.

  • Maintain work area per food safety requirements.

  • Perform special projects as assigned.


  • High School diploma or equivalent education.

  • Some experience making plates is desirable.

  • Excellent communication, organizational and multi-tasking skills to work effectively with Mounting Department personnel.

  • Ability to read and interpret safety rules and procedure manuals, write reports and correspondence, and speak effectively before groups of customers or fellow employees.

  • Ability to do basic math: add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

  • Ability to understand and carry out detailed written or oral instructions and handle problems involving a few variables in standardized situations.

  • Some knowledge of flexographic packaging is preferred to ensure printing plates are correctly mounted to prevent press downtime.

  • Must be willing and able to work overtime when required.

Area of Interest: Manufacturing
Department: Plate Mounting-1007
Shift: Third Shift

ProAmpac is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.