Press Assistant – ColorAd Packaging ltd – Winnipeg, MB

Please forward your resume to our Human Resources Department at

Color Ad Packaging is a Winnipeg based leading producer of quality commercial

packaging products. We are focused on providing our customers with world-class

flexible packaging solutions that are manufactured in a clean and safe work


We are currently looking to hire a PRESS ASSISTANT.


  • Reviews work requirements and production schedule with Operator
  • Talks to assistants from previous / next shift to discuss any issues or

challenges they had with material or equipment and how they were

handled, as well as the progress of the work relative to the production


  • Shares best practices with other assistants
  • Checks viscosities and understands ink requirements regarding solvent
blend etc.

  • Checks schedules with Operator and ensures material, ink, cylinders are

available for press ahead of changeover

  • Relieves the Operator during breaks, shares with operator issues noticed on

a run during absence

  • Reviews colour match issues with Operator (progressive learning)
  • Works closely with operator to ensure they are providing the support

required to complete the tasks for the shift

  • Assists with mechanical issues with the press based on directions from the

  • Maintains a clean and safe press area at all times including sweeping and

washing floors and equipment

  • Trains new assistants
  • Ensures that safety procedures are strictly adhered to
  • Adheres to all requirements of Color Ad’s Food Safety Program. Report any

issues noticed to a member of the Food Safety Team.


  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced production environment
  • Minimum Grade 12 education is required
  • Mechanical dexterity required
  • Completion of a printing program at a vocational/community college is


  • Computer proficiency is an asset
  • Previous experience in a print environment and operating a printing press is

an asset


  • Some heavy lifting is required
  • Frequent walking and standing for extended periods of time
  • Exposure to moderate noise and odors
  • Ability to recognize colour and/or successfully pass a colour test

Must be available to work rotating continental shifts.

If you meet the qualifications required and if the above position describes your

experience and interests, please submit your resume to

We thank all candidates who apply, however, only those selected for further

consideration will be contacted for an interview.

Color Ad Packaging is an equal opportunity employer, committed to maintaining a

diverse workforce.

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