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Pressroom - Assistant Press Operator 1

Crawfordsville, IN 47933, USA Req #1119
Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Our Safety Culture:

The safety and health of our employees is this company’s most important business consideration. Lakeside Book will provide a safe and secure working environment to support our goal of zero accidents and injuries.

Lakeside Book commits to being good stewards of the environment by conducting environmentally responsible business practices while continuing to be good neighbors and partners in the communities in which we live and work.  

We welcome our veterans to apply!

Starting Rate: $21.70-$27.39 per hour for day shift with a $.50 an hour shift differential for night shift.


Additional Incentives:

  • $100 Safety Shoe Reimbursement
  • $100 Safety Glasses Reimbursement
  • Company will provide all tools necessary
  • 2 Weeks Vacation
  • Training provided


Work Hours:  12 hour rotating shifts; 4 days on 4 days off; rotate every week from nights to days

Location: We have 2 locations in Crawfordsville: North Plant at 1009 Sloan Street; South Plant at 600 State Road 32 West.



As an Assistant Press Operator, you will:

  • Assist Press Operator with press make-ready
  • Operate and maintain web offset printing press
  • Install plates and blankets
  • Make necessary color or register adjustments
  • Assist in replacing press rollers, using hand tools
  • Work in a team environment and cross-train with others
  • Receive training to help advance your career
  • General knowledge of web offset press preferred. 


Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs occasionally and up to 25 lbs frequently
  • Ability to stand for the duration of your shift



  • Ability to read and follow job specifications
  • Ability to perform routine maintenance and minor repairs
  • Ability to read a micrometer
  • Ability to do basic math and computer knowledge

What we offer you:


  • Paid time off 
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • 401k with company match 
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee appreciation & recognition programs
  • Diverse & inclusive work group



About Us:

Lakeside Book Company loves books!  To us, every book matters. Every word. Every page. Every hand that helped build it. Our history has shown that we are leaders and innovators. We have a team-winning culture, where all of our people have a voice. While we are old in years, we are new at heart.  Come join our mission to keep the world reading.


Lakeside Book Company is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Lakeside Book Company is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. If  reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process or perform essential job functions please contact


*This job posting highlights the most critical responsibilities and requirements of the job. It’s not all-inclusive. There may be additional duties and responsibilities assigned for this job at the company’s discretion. 

Other details

  • Job Family Manufacturing
  • Job Function Manufacturing -- Pressroom
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $21.70
  • Max Hiring Rate $27.39
  • Travel Required No
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  • Crawfordsville, IN 47933, USA