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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.

Careers and Co-ops

Voted Best Workplace

2001 – 2002 – 2003 - 2006 - 2007 - 2008 - 2009 - 2010 - 2011- 2012 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015 - 2016 

Best Of Web

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.

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General Application

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All Open Positions

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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Prepress Manager

The Prepress Manager is responsible for organizing, assigning and supervising prepress associates to maximize product objectives for all press facilities.  Coordinates work through the Prepress Department to effectively attain customer quality and delivery requirements.  Minimum of 10 years managerial, plus 10 years experience in Digital Prepress Operations.  Competitve wage and benefits.

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2nd/3rd Shift Finishing Supervisor:

Coordinate work through the Finishing Department by placing certified Associates in positions that will most effectively attain customer quality and delivery requirements. 3+ years previous supervisory experience in a production setting. Competitive wage and benefits.

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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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General Worker Finishing, Slitting & Seaming

Prior Experience a plus, but not required. B & C shifts available.

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