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Are you looking to start a career at a great company with high potential for career advancement and income growth? Suttle-Straus is looking for a Print Production Trainee to join our award winning team as a "maker" of creative projects. If you enjoy working with technology and machinery while creating products with your own hands, consider building your career at Suttle-Straus. Check out our website ( and Facebook page to learn more about us!


Suttle-Straus is a premier provider of printing, digital production, wide format, mailing, custom kitting, warehousing, and distribution services. Winner of the Printing Industries of America’s Best Workplace award for 20 consecutive years, we offer a collaborative work environment, great benefits and fantastic co-workers. Our success is founded on three core principles: A clear focus on meeting and exceeding customer expectations; a long history of implementing new technologies to increase quality and efficiency; and the importance of building an outstanding workforce.


We offer a competitive benefits package with immediate eligibility for health, dental, vision and life insurance, and eligibility after 30 days for a company matched 401(k) plan. Generous paid time off accrues monthly from date of hire.


Suttle-Straus is an equal employment opportunity employer.


This training program is designed to teach the skills necessary to operate a wide range of press and finishing equipment. The ideal candidate has a strong mechanical aptitude, a continuous improvement mindset and is detail oriented. This is a full-time, paid position to prepare for a career as a machine operator.


Learning Objectives:

  • Interpret and follow direction from a work ticket
  • Set up and operate: duplicators, letter press, cutters
  • Operate a variety of other equipment which may include digital presses, web and sheetfed presses, stitcher, folders, die cutters
  • Monitor product quality
  • Trouble shoot and perform equipment adjustments and repairs as needed


Skills & Educational Requirements:

  • Ability to read a ruler
  • Basic math skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced production environment
  • Ability to work well with co-workers in a team environment
  • Ability to operate computer based technology
  • Self-motivated with strong mechanical trouble shooting abilities
  • High School education or equivalent professional experience

Physical Requirements:

  • Constant standing and/or moving around
  • Ability to ascend steps
  • Manual dexterity
  • Frequently lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Occasionally lift up to 70 lbs.
  • Frequently squat or kneel
  • Frequently bend


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