Crane & Co., Inc., a premier manufacturer of fine stationery and currency papers, currently has openings for Entry-Level Platemakers at Crane's Personal Design Services, located in North Adams. These positions are on the 1st shift (7:00 am - 3:30 pm) and 2nd shift (3:30 pm to 12:00 am) and are being posted due to business needs.

Job Qualifications:​

  • Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience and background in operating, adjusting or manipulating mechanical machinery or other similar equipment
  • Responsible for demonstrating a positive attitude and self- motivation, and developing and maintaining positive interaction and communication with customers, peer, subordinates and supervisors
  • Must have good eyesight
  • Must have maintained a good safety record with proven work performance
  • Must be physically capable of manual labor requirements associated with job, including prolonged periods of standing, fingering/ handling job tickets
  • Must have spent minimum time required in prior grades (per line of progression) to qualify for advancement to this grade
  • Must have maintained a good safety and attendance record with proven work performance in the past
  • Medical certification will be required to ensure the physical capabilities of job performance

Job Responsibilities:

  • Staging, Grinding, Cutting of copper plates
  • Matching all film and negative to appropriate tickets, Delivering all plates to proper department.
  • Scanning orders out of department and delivering to respective areas.
  • Making sure all commitments/babies/sympathies are processed immediately and delivered to proper department.
  • Productivity must meet expectations of grade designation.
  • Must be willing to move up through the lines of progression
  • Must be willing to work in any Company area or location as needed
  • Must be willing to work any shift and overtime as needed
  • Must be willing to perform any task as required by supervision
  • Must provide and maintain a permanent phone number where you can be reached in the event of a business need
  • Adhere to Company safety policies and procedures, assuring good judgment and care are exercised for the prevention of accidents and personal injury
  • Follow the basic "Employee Responsibilities" for conduct that applies to all employees of Crane & Co., Inc.

Please send resume and cover letter to

Employment Specialist
Crane & Co.