Press Operator – Weekend

Website Furnace Record Pressing

Furnace Record Pressing is a full-service vinyl pressing plant based in Alexandria, VA. We make vinyl records for major labels and indies, musicians, and all who care about quality and craft. We’ve been doing this for over 25 years and are dedicated to continuing to drive the industry by bringing only the best vinyl records to market.

Our clients include the biggest bands in the world and also independent labels and bands putting out their first record. Yes, this is a cool place to work, but we also work very hard and care deeply about the final product. We practice Lean Manufacturing in the office and on the manufacturing floor. This means a lot of things but part of it is saving time every day through continual improvement of processes and ourselves. If we mess something up, we fix it and we learn from it. No excuses and no moping.

We are looking for a Press Operator- Part Time to be a part of our fantastic Pressing team. The main duties of this position is to make sure the pressing room is running smoothly, by keeping supplies in stock, helping operators with changeovers, startup, and shutdown. Overall support the pressroom in all aspects.

The shift is part-time only, 20 hours/week on Saturday and Sunday.

Some things you’ll do in this position:

  • Provide press operators with consumables while jobs run.
  • Assist with material organization, stock putaway, raw material inventory.
  • Spell machine operators during breaks.
  • Serve as realtime liaison between press operators and maintenance
  • Assist with machine setups and changeovers.
  • Assist with startup and shutdown procedure.

The ideal candidate has high energy, positive attitude and good organizational skills. This position requires an ability to think ahead and provide assistance to operations staff. Good communication skills a must.

About You:

This is an entry-level position, so we don’t expect you to know how to do this job (don’t worry, we’ll provide training), but we do expect you to have certain qualities that will ensure you’re successful in the position and thrive within our culture. So, if the following describes you, we encourage you to apply:

  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Smart but easy-going
  • Always on time
  • Curious. You like figuring things out and want to learn new skills
  • Would never decline a task saying “that’s not my job”
  • Flexible
  • Engaged and enthusiastic
  • Good sense of humor
  • Heart & hustle

Salary: $17.00 per hour
Schedule: 10 hour shift / Weekend availability
COVID-19 considerations: Masks unless vaccinated
Education: High school or equivalent (Preferred)

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