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Flexo Platemaker

Job Description

Division Flexo Platemaker – Lanett, AL

We are seeking a Flexo Platemaker at our Lanett, AL folding carton facility.  The Flexo Platemaker is responsible toprovide Digital Flexo Photopolymer Printing Plates to all manufacturing facilities, other WestRock Packaging Systems facilities, International WestRock Packaging locations, WestRock Customers and Outside Sales.    


Key Activities/Responsibilities


PRODUCTION - Prepare, manufacture and verify the Digital Flexo Photopolymer Printing Plate.  Manufacture from shop order or purchase order generated from Production Planning/Scheduling and/or Manufacturing facility received through BPCS system for new and repeat jobs.   Verify schedule using SEQUEL query generate report and schedule plate manufacturing by due date.  Use digital file to create new plates.  The Photopolymer Platemaker must report plate production in BPCS.  Finished plates must be packaged and shipped to proper location.


SAFETY – Promote safety, meet safety goals, meet government standards and ensure compliance with all laws and regulations.  Attend safety meetings.  Assist in maintaining a clean and safe work environment.


QUALITY – Visual inspection of plate to ensure there are no defects on critical printed area such as non-contact, surface imperfections, specks of dirt, raw material, debris, etc. Monitor processes to meet the quality goals to ensure customer satisfaction.




Key Outcomes/Accomplishments


  • Safe work environment with incident rates meeting plant goals

  • Successful team work

  • Support AIB and ISO certifications

  • Meet production schedule


Scope of Work


  • WestRock Packaging Systems facilities, WestRock customers and WestRock Sales team   


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


  • GED/High School diploma required

  • 3-5 years of Digital Flexo Photopolymer plate making

  • Previous experience in a printing environment

  • Excellent communication skills including verbal, written and interpersonal

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Microsoft Windows and PC knowledge

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, team environment


Working Conditions and General Work Requirements


  • Hearing and eye protection

  • Safety shoes

  • Standing and walking

  • Overnight travel – 10%



If you have the skillset and desire to be successful in this role, please submit your application. We want to hear from you!


WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.

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