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Hallmark Feeder Operator (17) - 3rd Shift in Lawrence, Kansas


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The Feeder Operator position in Lawrence is on 3rd shift (11:30pm - 7:30pm), Sunday night through Friday morning.

Under the direction of the press operator, the Feeder Operator sets up, operates, and maintains a continual flow feeder unit on a lithographic press for commercial and Hallmark Litho production. The Feeder Operator accounts for incoming stock, prepares press loads, and maintains necessary press supplies. Large Press Feeder Operators will assist both the Lead Operator and Assistant Press Operator in executing their press-related duties. This person will also have primary responsibility for maintaining a safe and orderly work area, waste management, and between-shift cleanup. Flexibility is key and individuals will operate as a floater, requiring them to lean to work on any of the primary printing presses and sheeter, and function in any capacity, depending upon work load and operator availability.

Identifies potential problems, and shows willingness to proactively work on problem resolution and alternative solutions to traditional methods of operation. Flexibility is key as the incumbent will be expected to learn and perform multiple assignments within this job classification.

In this position you will:

  • Perform make-ready duties on multiple press types with varying controls and production factors (speed, temperature, pressure, etc.).

  • Read layout, tickets and have an understanding of downstream processes.

  • Diagnose and perform machinery maintenance repairs and preventive maintenance functions.

  • Execute the Quality System including preflights, sampling plan and the removal of salvage/spoilage.

  • Prepare related paperwork/documentation for shipping accuracy, including completing production data and spoilage.

  • Demonstrate the flexibility and teamwork to positively influence how goals are accomplished within the shorter periods of time.

  • Utilize good safety practices.


You must show how you meet basic qualifications (listed below) in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields. Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT.

Internal applicants will be considered based on skills, qualifications and performance. You must address how you meet the basic qualifications of the job in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields. In order to be considered for this position:

  • Your performance will be reviewed dating 12-months back from the date the job posting comes down. You must have been satisfactory in all areas and have no disqualifying CR’s for that full 12-month period in order to be considered.

  • You must have been in your current job for at least 6 or 12 months, depending on the role.

  • 35, 36, 37 – at least 6 months

  • 38, 39, 40 – at least 12 months

If additional openings become available within 30 days of the posting coming down and the vacancy is still in an open status, applicants will be selected from the original posting. If interested in this job, please apply now. If you are offered and accept this position, you understand that you will be held within this position for 12months. If you are offered a new position once you accept, but have been in your position for less than 12 months you will not be able to move to a new role.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference and background checks.


  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent

  • Successful (as defined by Achieves or better performance rating) experience in 37 Packaging Operator classification OR equivalent Press Operator experience.

  • Ability to frequently transfer stock weighing 20 pounds and occasionally lift up to 50 pounds. May lift 70 pounds with assistance.

  • Ability to stand and/or walk approximately 95% of the time

  • Ability to frequently reach, twist, bend, and perform repetitive hand/wrist motion and fine motor skills

  • Ability to occasionally work at or above shoulder level


  • Good math, written and oral communication skills, and basic computer skills

  • Ability to understand the computer and ordering systems and successfully operate both systems

  • Ability to organize and set-up work area and re-organize as priorities change. Ability to work under pressure

  • Ability to understand and follow established safety procedures

  • Ability to accept other duties as assigned

  • Ability to learn and retain knowledge

  • Ability to work in a team environment and be able to contribute positively during problem solving sessions


  • Work overtime as required during peak seasons.

  • This is a climate-controlled manufacturing environment with normal physical injury hazard.

  • There is some noise and hearing protection is required by Hallmark.

This position is located in Lawrence, Kansas. Relocation is not provided.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)