23 days old

Coating Machine Operator - 1st shift- Monday - Friday 3:00am - 3:00pm

Heartland Technology Group Inc.
Little Chute, WI 54140
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Coating Operator

Heartland Label Printers is a printing company specializing in pressure sensitive labels. We have had continuous growth since 1990, by serving the transportation, grocery and pharmaceutical industries along with many other markets. We have almost 200 people on our team between our Little Chute, WI, Rancho Cucamonga, CA, and Windham, ME locations. Check out what we have to offer!


Monday Thursday, 3:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m.


The Coating Machine Operator is responsible for setting up and operating a coating printing machine to produce print on label rolls. Coating machine uses 300 degree adhesive (silicone and hot melt adhesive).


Follow standard operating procedures and specifications or instructions of higher level technical personnel and monitor meters, gauges, valves, flow ratios, temperatures, pressures, and related controls and guidelines to ensure adherence to production/process specifications

Maintain production records and logs of equipment and product performance

Follow coating formulas to weigh and prepare coating solutions for application to substrates (paper, poly, etc.)

Inspect and examine printed products for print clarity, color accuracy, conformance to specifications, and external defects

Ability to test coat weights, and functional properties after coating to ensure quality product

Load raw material into machine and unload finished product.

Perform tests and check product routinely for multiple characteristics using standard measuring devices and making some judgments against not readily measurable standards.

Reposition printing plates, adjust pressure rolls, or otherwise adjust machines to improve print quality, using knobs, hand wheels, or hand tools.

Set and adjust speed, temperature, ink flow, and positions and pressure tolerances of equipment

Examine job orders to determine details such as quantities to be printed, production times, stock specifications, colors, color sequences, and anilox BCM (Billion Cubic Microns).

Select and install printing plates, rollers, feed guides, gauges, screens, stencils, dies, and cylinders in machines according to specifications, using hand tools

Monitor feeding, printing, coating, and racking processes of presses to maintain specified operating levels and to detect malfunctions, making adjustments as necessary.

Pour or spread ink, color compounds, and other materials into reservoirs, troughs, hoppers, or color holders of printing units, making measurements and adjustments to control color and viscosity

Blend and test inks, stains, and solvents according to types of material being printed and work order specifications

Clean and lubricate printing and coating machines and components, using oil, solvents, brushes, rags, and hoses.

Measure screens and use measurements to center and align screens in proper positions and sequences on machines, using gauges and hand tools.

Other duties as assigned.


High School Diploma or GED.

Must be proficient in the use of a PC and Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, Word).


Previous flexographic printing experience

Mechanical aptitude

We are confident that Heartland will offer you a difference experience, a positive experience in manufacturing! Come experience our rich values-based culture that drives teamwork and respect for individuals, service to our customers and strong business performance.


History of no layoffs, ever!

Straight shifts (no rotating or swing)

3 days off per week

Opportunities for Overtime

Paid Vacation and Holidays upon hire

Up to 24 hours of paid Personal time upon hire

Performance Increases

Culture of promoting from within

Regular team building activities, including cookouts, Happy Hours, Holiday in the Plant

Eligible for $1,000 Attendance bonus, prorated based on hire date. Goes up to $1,500 for the 2nd year and beyond as long as you continue to be eligible.

End of Year company performance bonus

Paid Training, including personal development classes

Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance with a company contribution to a Health Savings Account

Competitive package of health insurance; 401(k) Retirement Plan with 50% company match, up to 6%; life insurance at 1X your annual income

On-site fitness centers

Volunteer opportunities on behalf of Heartland







To learn more about our company and view our other opportunities, visit www.hrtlp.com.

Equal Opportunity Employer - Disabled/Vets

Posted: 2021-11-11 Expires: 2021-12-10
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Little Chute, WI 54140

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