Current Opportunities

Join Fort Dearborn Company and you will have the opportunity to become part of an organization that is committed to customer intimacy, excellence and industry leadership.


Credit Collection Analyst

Elk Grove, IL

In this strategic role, you will have daily interaction with both internal and external customers; collaborating regularly with Sales, Customer Service, our valued customers and third party vendors.

Customer Resource Manager

Elk Grove, IL

Responsible for supporting the Fort Dearborn Account Manager within a specific account. Identify new business opportunities, packaging develop processes, cost savings opportunities, and analytics to solve the customer’s and Fort Dearborn’s business challenges.

Customer Service Representative

Niles, IL

Meets safety, production, sustainability and quality standards. Interacts with other departments to achieve company’s core strategies. As the primary day-to-day contact for our customer, the CSR is expected to deliver value added services which drive higher levels of customer intimacy within the accounts serviced.

Desktop Operator

Fort Worth, TX

This position is accountable for the in-house preparation and timely production of quality files for platemaking, conventional proofs, digital proofs, laser proofs, and maintenance of all storage servers for label files.

Digital Finishing Operator

Louisville, KY

Primary responsibility is to set-up and operate the Omega Digicon and manufacture all digitally printed products. Completes visual and specification quality checks on each retain and continuously monitors quality and press conditions. Maintains press efficiency and minimizes waste. Performs maintenance and requisitions supplies; Adheres to all safety and housekeeping standards.

Financial Analyst

Elk Grove, IL

The FP&A Analyst will provide timely and accurate analysis and support for the FP&A team. The Financial Analyst will have a solid understanding of business financial reporting and an in-depth understanding of reporting processes

Flexo Press Helper

Louisville, KY

Supports the press operator and production output through stocking, staging materials, assisting in press set up and tear down and clean up as well as mounting flexographic plates on printing cylinders.

Flexo Press Operator Assistant

Bowling Green, KY; Louisville, KY

Provides assistance to the Press Operator in the set-up, make ready and operations required in the flexographic printing process. The Press Assistant is trained to operate a rewinder and plate mounter. Meets safety, housekeeping, quality, scrap, and productivity standards. The Assistant regularly interacts with other plant associates to achieve the goals of Fort Dearborn’s core strategies:

Flexo Press Operator

Bowling Green, KY; Elk Grove, IL & Louisville, KY; Palm City, FL

Responsible for the manufacturing of printed labels while continuously monitoring label quality and press conditions. Meets safety, housekeeping, quality, scrap and productivity quality standards. Sets up and operates a flexographic printing press. Night Shift with shift differential.

Gravure Press Operator

Brunswick, GA

Setting up, operating, maintaining and troubleshooting a Gravure printing press. Candidates preferred with knowledge of running wide web, high quality value add labels on flexible plastic film and 5 or more years of related experience and/or training.

Ink Room Manager

Brunswick, GA

This position is accountable for the in-house preparation and timely production of ink needed for press production of labels according to customer specifications. Manages and coordinates ink room systems to meet and facilitate quality production standards, safety, and sustainability. Manages the hazardous waste.

Ink Technician

Brunswick, GA

Develops color formulas for printing textile and plastic materials by performing the following duties.

Litho Press Operator

Fort Worth, TX; Fountain Inn, SC; Sparks, NV

Daily responsibility for the make-ready, operation and maintenance of a multicolor printing press. Direct the second press operator or helper assigned to same press.

Maintenance Electrician

Louisville, KY & Niles, IL

Provide skilled electrical and mechanical support to all areas of manufacturing to ensure that all production equipment and plant utilities function properly.

Material Handler

St Louis, MO

Responsible for the handling, preparation of materials, and inventory transactions of materials in the plant from material receiving to shipment.

Network Administrator

Elk Grove, IL

As a Network Administrator, you are going to be part of 4-person Infrastructure Team. You will assume ownership and support of the company’s voice and data networks including WAN and multiple local area networks. The network support and network security will consist of 40%-60% of your day-to-day work, with the balance dedicated to providing team support with infrastructure operations, including Windows and Linux servers, file & print services, Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange email, phone system, Troubleshooting and resolving escalated Service Desk Tickets and performing software deployments to production environment. You will be participating in a 24/7 on-call duty and are expected to travel to remote locations.

Operations Manager

Provo, UT

In accordance with company policies, performs all functions of personnel management to deliver Fort Dearborn’s World Class Service model. This requires obtaining and utilizing an in depth knowledge of our customer’s and products that we produce for them by demonstrating analytical thinking, comprehending the use of Fort Dearborn’s business systems and exceptional communication skills. Directs the manufacturing, maintenance, warehousing, and distribution operations to achieve plant production goals and efficiency measurements. Directs the general business activities to facilitate problem solving and prioritize work demands among departments.

Packaging and Label Sales

West Coast Region, Southeast Region, Ohio and Northeast (NY, NJ)

This role defines long-term organizational strategic goals, builds key customer relationships, identifies business opportunities, negotiates and closes business deals and maintains extensive knowledge of current market conditions. Sales Reps work in a senior sales position within the company. It is their job to work with the internal team, marketing staff, and other managers to increase sales opportunities and thereby maximize revenue for their organization. To achieve this, they need to find potential new customers, present to them, ultimately convert them into clients, and continue to grow business in the future. Sales Reps will also help manage existing clients and ensure they stay satisfied and positive. They call on clients, often being required to make presentations on solutions and services that meet or predict their clients’ future needs.

Packaging Project Leader

Dawsonville, GA

Responsible for both leading and supporting projects assigned to Technical Managers within the corporate technical service group. Lead and support customer and FDC sponsored New Product Development projects and participate with group members in developing new opportunities across specific label platforms. Provide technical support to manufacturing on product development initiatives and internal efficiency improvements.

Plant Controller

Dawsonville, GA

The primary function of the Plant Controller is to serve as the financial leader of their respective facility, to protect the assets of Fort Dearborn Company through its finance activities and staff, and summarize & analyze business operations. The position reports to the Group Controller and acts as the financial business partner to the plant’s General Manager.

Beyond the stated skills and qualifications, the successful candidate will be naturally curious and have the demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities; articulate and convey thoughts and ideas to multiple audiences and exude a strong sense of ownership for their plant’s operations and results.

Rewind Operator

Elk Grove, IL

Operates a machine called a Rewinder. A Rewinder machine runs rolls of material and puts them in the desired unwind position as dictated per the specification. Attention to detail is crucial for this position. Rewinders are the last position to touch the product before it gets packed/shipped.

Seamer Operator

Elk Grove, IL

Operates a machine called a Seamer. A seaming machine takes flat film and converts it into a sleeve (tube) by running the film over a forming plate to create the desired layflat and bonding the two edges of the film together with a solvent adhesive.

Sheeter Operator

Niles, IL

Meets safety, production, sustainability and quality standards. Interacts with other departments to achieve company’s core strategies. Maintains sheeter make ready, operations, maintenance, safety and efficiency in order to optimize production.

Shipping General Office Clerk

Niles, IL

A General Office Clerk in the Shipping Department is expected to direct the shipping department by prioritizing and delegating the workload.

Shipping & Receiving Clerk

Elk Grove, IL; Louisville, KY; Sparks, NV

Meets safety, production, sustainability and quality standards. Interacts with other departments to achieve company’s core strategies. Responsible to verify and keep records on incoming and outgoing shipments, unload shipments received and prepare items for outgoing shipment.

Slitter Operator

Elk Grove, IL

Operates a machine called a slitter. A slitting machine runs rolls of material and trims them to a specified dimension. This can range from not having to slit at all (just changing the orientation from press), to trimming down oversize material, to slitting printed materials into individual lanes.

Total Productive Maintenance Manager

Elk Grove, IL

Reporting to the Vice President of Continuous Improvement, this position will support the corporate wide in pre-planning, implementation and follow up activities needed to drive Total Productive Maintenance across the company. The position will support, guide and coach all FDC plants TPM activities and 66% travel is required.

If you are interested in one of our current openings, please email your resume to: for review.