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- 200 Lucius Gordon Drive
- P.O. Box 22678
- Rochester, NY 14692, EOE
Career / Co-op Information
Hammer proudly participates in Cooperative Education which brings aspiring students in packaging printing to our workforce. Are you an individual with a passion for packaging, as well as, the latest ideas in design, production and materials? Are you interested in becoming a co-op at Hammer? If so, check the job board at your school or contact your career services department for current opportunities.
Voted Best Workplace
2001 – 2002 – 2003 - 2006 - 2007 - 2008 - 2009 - 2010 - 2011- 2012 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015 - 2016
At Hammer, you’ll come to work knowing you’re a part of a locally and nationally recognized organization. We’ve created one of the best possible work environments, which in turn has attracted some of the best people in the industry.
Our efforts in this area have repeatedly earned us the Best Workplace in America award from our industry. Our dedication to clients and the business community has resulted in multiple accolades, a few of which include:
- Rochester Business Ethics Award Recipient
- Named to Inc. 500/5000 List of the Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America
- Recognized as a Rochester Top 100 Company
- Top Ranking in Printing Impressions 400, comprehensive ranking of the leading printing companies in the US & Canada
Work at Hammer Packaging is a balance of benefits and responsibilities of employment. We are proud of our benefit plan and structure. The following are some of the programs available to eligible Associates:
- 401(k) Plan
- Competitive Pay
- Continuing Education
- Medical and Dental Benefits
- Profit-Sharing Plan
Many different kinds of work requiring various degrees of skill and knowledge are needed to produce Hammer Packaging’s products. It is Hammer’s policy to fill job vacancies by promoting qualified associates from within our company whenever possible. Opportunities for professional development are also provided.
Hammer has a strong community presence and Jim Hammer is a firm believer in giving back to the community in ways that positively impact the economic and social environment. There are numerous examples of Hammer Packaging and its over 400 associates participating in or contributing to local organizations and charities. Giving back to the community is one more way that Hammer Packaging is able to communicate its own distinctive image.
All Open Positions
Lead and develop the skills of our entire maintenance team at both of our locations (Henrietta and Gates) in order to successfully implement capital projects such as upgrades to existing equipment and new equipment installations in a safe and efficient manner. It is expected that this individual will implement predictive maintenance programs that reduce unplanned downtime and consistently offer suggestions on ways to lower utility costs. Developing strong working relationships with suppliers and outside vendors to utilize their expertise is vital to the company’s efforts in improving our performance. Other responsibilities will include maintaining up-to-date databases for PM, work orders and test equipment calibrations. Participation in company meetings and offering suggestions for continuous improvements is essential to our ability to provide high quality printed products. The job requires the ability to prioritize and organize work schedules for our three-shift operation in order to maximize production objectives. Will maintain employee relations, enforce all company policies (including safety), and be on 24 hour emergency call for off shift problems. Minimum of 10 years of technical or engineer roles in a production facility – including supervisory and budget experience and preferably an Engineering degree. Ideal candidate would possess strong communication and teamwork skills.
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Prepress Systems Administrator
Requires 2-year I.T. degree or equivalent, 2 years graphic, and 2 years server administration; plus Mac certification and knowledge of prepress work flows. Candidates must possess organizational, communication, multi-tasking, interpersonal and problem solving skills. Responsibilities of the position include: maintaining server and network uptime, disaster recovery systems and archiving strategies, and maintaining fleet of operator workstations (including software upgrades and troubleshooting efficiency issues). Must remain current with latest PrePress technologies and workflow tools to identify process improvement opportunities.
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Flexo Press Assistant - Rotating Shift
Review job bags for changes, special instructions, etc. Mount plates and verify plate registration. Assist Flexo Press Operator as needed. Pack per job specifications. Commitment to quality, efficiency and safety are required. Prior press experience is preferred, mechanical ability a plus, and must be available for rotating shifts, overtime and weekends.
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Maintenance Technician - B Shift
Prior experience utilizing mechanic skills, including mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production equipment. Candidates must be able to work off shift, overtime and weekends as needed.
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