Pre Press Operator

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Date: 26-May-2023

Location: Denton, TX, US

Company: Tetra Pak

At Tetra Pak we touch millions of people’s lives every day, ensuring better nutrition and healthier lifestyles through safe packaging and food processing solutions. Guided by our global brand promise, PROTECTS WHAT´S GOOD, we strive to make a difference by protecting food, people and our futures. To do this we need more than smart technology.  We need smart people too. People like you, who want to work with people like us. 

Pre Press Operator

We are seeking Pre Press Operators to begin learning the preparation of plates including:  how to make, cut and demount the flexographic plates, clean the Twinlock sleeves, sort and stack the flexographic plates.  Also, during the sorting and stacking phase you will be required to perform quality inspections on the plates.  After these skills have been gained, you will have the opportunity to learn plate mounting and start a rotation with the other makers in the preparation portion of the job.

What you will do

  • Making, Cutting, and Demounting of flexographic Plates
  • Sorting and Stacking flexographic Plates
  • Quality Inspection of Flexographic Plates
  • Data Entry
  • Organizing Flexographic Plates
  • Cleaning and Storing TwinLock Sleeves
  • Cross train in plate cutting, plate making, and plate mounting
  • Perform Autonomous Maintenance activities (cleaning and lubrication activities to maintain equipment) and involvement in World Class Manufacturing teams and analysis


We believe you have

  • High School Diploma or GED Preferred
  • Prior production/manufacturing machine operation experience preferred
  • Basic machine maintenance skills
  • Quality inspection and machine systems handling
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Dependability and reliability
  • Eager and committed to grow in a company that practices world class manufacturing in every way, every day.
  • Basic math skills, basic reading comprehension, basic understanding of Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to read, understand and comply with work directions, training manuals, safety rules, standard operating procedures, and World Class Manufacturing processes
  • Must be available to work 12 hours shifts of 36 hrs/week and 48 hrs/week, including alternating weekends.

We Offer

  • Variety of exciting challenges with ample opportunities for development and training in a truly global landscape
  • Culture that pioneers spirit of innovation where our engineering genius drives visible result
  • Equal opportunity employment experience that values difference and diversity
  • Market competitive compensation and benefits with flexible working arrangements, such as medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401 k plan with company match and employer contributions, tuition reimbursement, paid time off and paid leaves.

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If you are inspired to share our responsibility of protecting food to protecting the planet, please submit your resume in English through our careers page on


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.                                 

Tetra Pak is not currently sponsoring work visas for this position. 

Tetra Pak is not currently sponsoring relocation for this position.

Nearest Major Market: Denton
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas