Senior Flexographic Printing Operator – Laserband – 2nd Shift

Morris Plains, New Jersey, United States
  • $43,700 - $65,500 per year
  • 4453004011 4453004*** show
  • April 3, 2024

Job Description
Remote Work: No

At Zebra, we extend the edge of possibility by shaping the future of work on the front line—reinventing how businesses run and moving society forward.

We are a community of changemakers, innovators and doers who come together to deliver a performance edge to the front line of business. We develop new technologies and create new solutions with partners to help organizations act with greater visibility, connectivity, and intelligence—delivering better experiences for workers and those they serve.

Being a part of Zebra means being seen, heard, valued, and respected as you define your path to a fulfilling career. Here, you’ll have opportunities to learn and lead at a leading company, and you can channel your skills towards causes that you and the Zebra community care about, locally, and globally.

Together, we’ve only begun to define the edge of what’s possible—for our people, our customers, and the world.

The Flexographic Printing Operator will be mounting plates, mounting hotmelt sleeve, splicing rolls, and maintaining inks and raw materials as part of your daily responsibilities. Build and develop your machine operator skillset as you learn all aspects of the printing press operations at Zebra’s state of the art Morris Plains, NJ facility. Join a growing team and reinvent how businesses operate, making them run faster and smarter.

*This is a second shift position – 12 hour shift – Flex to work Saturday*


  • Set up and monitor correct color inks in correct station
  • Change plates out to current job
  • Change hotmelt sleeve, install current job 1st
  • Ensure enough RM (raw materials) for run are available & have staged what is needed of what can be
  • Ensure computer & paperwork are ready for run
  • Ensure drying lamps operating
  • Splice vigilance, watch for tears, trim drops, splice ejection & eventually adjust registration
  • Monitor adhesive levels
  • Watch machine, look for ink adhesive build up, study web path
  • Continue to clean/wipe down machine & work area, ensure tools are safely/properly stored
  • Assisting operator/back operator: in charge of changing the inks, changing plates, hotmelt sleeve and the RM’s, do the final measurement to close the job such as adhesive and silicone, print out the excel sheets and give it to the main operator to close the job
  • Enter silicone and adhesive final measurements

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School or Equivalent
  • 1-2 years work experience

Preferred Requirements:

  • 1+ year of related experience operating finishing and or label converting equipment (die cutting, laminating, slitting, etc)

Key Skills and Competencies:

  • Excellent mechanical abilities
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Able to work effectively with others
  • Basic math and computer skills
  • Ability to work with light to medium machinery

Work for a company that cares, offers a growth environment, and a culture of respect, inclusion and recognition – our front-line workers have an average 7-year tenure!

  • Healthcare, Dental & Vision, Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401k with Company Match
  • Annual Cash Incentive Opportunity
  • 20 Days Starting PTO
  • 2 Floating Holidays and Paid Volunteer Time Off
  • Annual Shoe Allowance and free Company Apparel

Come join the herd!

Zebra is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance in applying for a position, please contact us at

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We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Zebra Total Rewards includes more than just pay and is structured to meet the needs of our changing global business and evolving talent. We are committed to providing our employees with a benefits program that is comprehensive and competitive – including healthcare, wellness, inclusion networks, and continued learning and development offerings. We offer community service days, in addition to the traditional insurances, compensation, parental leave, employee assistance program and paid time off offerings depending on the country where you work.

Salary: USD 43700.00 – USD 65500.00 Yearly

Salary offered will vary depending on your location, job-related skills, knowledge, and experience.
Additionally, all Zebra roles are eligible for cash incentive programs. For example, sales roles have additional opportunity to earn substantial variable compensation tied to quota achievement. In most other roles, the Zebra annual cash incentive program links Company and individual performance together. Some roles may also be eligible for long-term incentive equity awards.

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