Plate Maker, 3rd Shift

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Sheridan MI has operated in Chelsea, Michigan, for more than 70 years  of service to the book publishing industry.  Our customers depend on us to covert their ideas into one of the most important inventions man ever made, a book of printed words. 

Job Summary:

  • Operate all plate making equipment.
  • Perform minor repairs; supervise tear-down and maintenance and operations of the processor and other equipment associated with plate making.
  • Make all types of plates, color keys, and other proofs.
  • Train plate maker personnel as needed.
  • Check the quality of all plates made in the department.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Ability to read a ruler
  • Good safety skills
  • Good arm, hand, eye coordination
  • Basic mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to work well in a team.
  • Excellent attendance

Schedule is Monday to Friday, 11 PM to 7 AM – 40 hours/week

  • Overtime pays time and a half after 40 hours per week
  • Night shift pays an extra 8% on hours worked

Why work for Sheridan?

  • Job training
  • Career advancement
  • College tuition up to $5,250 per year
  • Paid vacation & holidays
  • Competitive compensation
  • Medical (PPO and HSA Plans), Dental, Vision
  • Teledoc – convenient and no cost
  • Company paid basic life and AD&D insurance
  • Voluntary life
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Company paid short term disability
  • FSA Health and Dependent Care savings accounts
  • HSA Health saving account
  • EAP program

CJK Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation to apply for employment, please contact the location HR Manager at 734-475-9145 option 3 or