Job Description

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Press Assistant

Numerous positions available – Signing Bonus of $1,000

We are currently seeking both full-time Permanent-Press Assistants and term Press Assistants to join our Manufacturing Team. The Press Assistant is required to work in a variety of different areas within the pressroom and on a number of different presses and equipment, as required.

Our shifts are fixed twelve-hour shifts as below:

  • Sunday to Tuesday Days: 7AM – 7PM
  • Sunday to Tuesday Nights: 7PM – 7AM
  • Wednesday to Friday Days 7AM – 7PM
  • Wednesday to Friday Nights 7PM – 7AM

Availability to work and cover on other shifts, including overtime, will be a requirement.

The signing bonus applies to only full-time permanent shifts.  

What you will do

  • Assist with safe and efficient operation of presses as assigned; includes loading and unloading rolls of paper or tickets, inspect material & print quality, monitor supplies and log production information
  • Ensure production targets are met and products printed are in accordance with game specifications, quality and PBL standards
  • Ensure equipment and work areas are clean and organized
  • Complete changeovers, minor preventative maintenance and routine repairs
  • Effectively communicate all relevant game-status details and equipment operation details
  • Adhere to all company’s procedures and policies with respect to operation, health & safety, and security

Who you are

  • A highly motivated self-starter with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A team player with the ability to build and maintain relationships at all levels of the organization
  • A detail-oriented professional with the ability to organize, prioritize tasks and adapt to changing priorities
  • A responsible individual who can work under pressure and maintain accuracy with strong attention to detail

What you will need

  • High School or general education degree (GED)
  • Demonstrated and proven mechanical aptitude
  • Basic computer and mathematical skills
  • Physically capable of lifting up to 50 lbs. and standing for long periods
  • Technical Printing Certification and/or experience in a production environment would be considered an asset

Pollard Banknote offers a challenging, team-oriented environment, competitive compensation, profit sharing program, company pension and opportunities for professional development. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter outlining fit and salary expectations along with a résumé to:

Pollard Banknote Limited is an equal opportunity employer, committed to maintaining a diverse workforce. We thank all candidates that apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory response from a Criminal Record Search.