Press Operator or Press Operator Trainee-Helena, MT

Lee Enterprises Inc   Helena, MT   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on June 15, 2024
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Press Operator or Press Operator Trainee-Helena, MT

The Helena Independent Record is hiring a full-time press operator to join our team to operate the printing press to publish the Independent Record and other regional publications.

This position works with the team to produce print products according to customer specifications and within deadlines. Duties include loading newsprint, making pasters, monitoring reel stands, setting ink densities, registration, filling ink fountains, setting folders, plate making, maintaining a safe and clean press area and other duties as assigned.

The successful candidate will be 18 years of age or older, able to lift up to 50 lbs., climb ladders, be able to distinguish colors, possess mechanical aptitude and have the ability to work night and weekend shifts as needed. The ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure is required. Previous printing press experience and/or manufacturing experience are preferred. Working conditions are noisy with hearing protection required. We will train those who show aptitude.

Why Join Us?

Lee Enterprises offers competitive wages in a dynamic, interesting work environment with career growth opportunities. We offer an extensive benefit program that can be personalized to your needs. Our benefit program includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, company provided life insurance and supplemental life insurance. In addition, we offer a 401K retirement plan with company match. We also offer generous paid time off to allow the flexibility to balance personal life and work. This includes paid parental leave for new parents.

Lee Enterprises is a major subscription and advertising platform and a leading provider of local news and information, with daily newspapers, rapidly growing digital products and nearly 350 weekly and specialty publications serving 73 markets in 26 states.

Lee Enterprises is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We respect and celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. For more information about Lee, check us out at

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role but do not meet 100% of the qualifications above, we encourage you to apply at and search for Helena.