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#2 Operator in Press – 2nd shift

Primary Location: Eagan, MN, US

We are hiring Press Operators for our printing plant team in Eagan, Minnesota. As a #2 Press Operator, you will be responsible for working as a Mid-Level Operator on our Core Publishing Solutions team. You will be operating state of the art offset and digital web presses. For this role, you would also be eligible for $4,000 in bonuses your first year. A $2,000 signing bonus upon being in the role for 90 days, another $1,000 bonus at 6 months and a final $1,000 bonus at 12 months (excludes internal employees). We have also increased the shift differential for 2nd shift to $4 per hour.

Hours of Work – Eagan, Minnesota

  • 2nd shift – 2:30 pm – 10:30 pm
  • Occasional overtime up to 4 hours per day and occasional weekend shifts

About the Role

In this opportunity as a #2 Press Operator, you will be responsible for:   

  • Reviewing job specifications for material and set-up requirements
  • Performing or delegating set-up tasks
  • Monitoring the equipment and product through the job run to ensure a high-quality product
  • Performing moderately complex trouble-shooting related to product or equipment
  • Communicating effectively during shift and at shift hand-off
  • Evaluating mechanical condition of equipment, completing preventive maintenance; involving Maintenance as needed
  • Using computer-based workflow applications to manage files
  • Accurately documenting activities on Tier Boards and in relevant systems (MII, SAP), i.e., material usage, equipment issues, etc
  • Accurately marking, verifying, and tagging loads correctly to ensure inventory accuracy
  • Providing work direction to others, whether direct crew or other individuals in the workstream
  • Actively participating in company safety programs and contributing to a safe culture
  • Performing training as needed
  • Meeting or exceeding established quality and productivity standards utilizing standard work procedures
  • Implementing, performing and sustaining housekeeping procedures to maintain work area and equipment
  • Participating in project teams as needed.
  • Recommending and implementing process improvements
  • Filling in for other Operators as needed including covering absences or breaks

About You

You’re a fit for the role of #2 Press Operator if your background includes:

  • Possess a High School Diploma/GED or higher. Candidates with a vocational/technical degree are strongly preferred
  • Experience leading and training others
  • Experience working in an industrial setting with a wide range of production machinery
  • Strong mechanical and technical skills, with the ability to troubleshoot, and work independently and as part of a team to resolve issues
  • Solid understanding of Lean concepts and continuous improvement
  • Competent with rulers and measurement
  • Able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and production orders
  • Can regularly lift at least 5 lbs. above the shoulder as well as push, pull and lift at least 10 lbs occasionally up to 50 lbs
  • Regularly standing walking, crouching, bending, reaching and kneeling

What’s in it for you

You will join our inclusive culture of world-class talent, where we are committed to your personal and professional growth through:

  • Bonus: $4,000 in bonuses the first year (excludes internal employees), shift premium of 2nd shift – $4.00 per hour, bonus plan
  • Culture: Globally recognized and award-winning reputation for equality, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, work-life balance, and more
  • Wellbeing: Comprehensive benefit plans; flexible and supportive benefits for work-life balance: company-wide Mental Health Day Off; Headspace app subscription; retirement, savings, tuition reimbursement, and employee incentive programs; resources for mental, physical, and financial wellbeing
  • Learning & Development: LinkedIn Learning access; internal Talent Marketplace with opportunities to work on projects cross-company; Ten Thousand Coffees Thomson Reuters café networking
  • Social Impact: Eight employee-driven Business Resource Groups; two paid volunteer days annually; Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives for local and global impact
  • Purpose Driven Work: We have a superpower that we’ve never talked about with as much pride as we should – we are one of the only companies on the planet that helps its customers pursue justice, truth and transparency.  Together, with the professionals and institutions we serve, we help uphold the rule of law, turn the wheels of commerce, catch bad actors, report the facts, and provide trusted, unbiased information to people all over the world.


Do you want to be part of a team helping re-invent the way knowledge professionals work? How about a team that works every day to create a more transparent, just and inclusive future? At Thomson Reuters, we’ve been doing just that for almost 160 years. Our industry-leading products and services include highly specialized information-enabled software and tools for legal, tax, accounting and compliance professionals combined with the world’s most global news services – Reuters. We help these professionals do their jobs better, creating more time for them to focus on the things that matter most: advising, advocating, negotiating, governing and informing.

We are powered by the talents of 25,000 employees across more than 75 countries, where everyone has a chance to contribute and grow professionally in flexible work environments that celebrate diversity and inclusion. At a time when objectivity, accuracy, fairness and transparency are under attack, we consider it our duty to pursue them. Sound exciting? Join us and help shape the industries that move society forward.


As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under applicable law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

We also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law.

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Job information

Req #: JREQ166861
Locations: Eagan-MN-US
Job Function: Production & Materials Management

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