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Career / Co-op Information

Hammer proudly participates in Cooperative Education which brings aspiring students in packaging printing to our workforce. Are you an individual with a passion for packaging, as well as, the latest ideas in design, production and materials? Are you interested in becoming a co-op at Hammer? If so, check the job board at your school or contact your career services department for current opportunities.

Careers and Co-ops

Voted Best Workplace

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Best Of Web

At Hammer, you’ll come to work knowing you’re a part of a locally and nationally recognized organization. We’ve created one of the best possible work environments, which in turn has attracted some of the best people in the industry.


Our efforts in this area have repeatedly earned us the Best Workplace in America award from our industry. Our dedication to clients and the business community has resulted in multiple accolades, a few of which include:

  • Rochester Business Ethics Award Recipient
  • Named to Inc. 500/5000 List of the Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America
  • Recognized as a Rochester Top 100 Company
  • Top Ranking in Printing Impressions 400, comprehensive ranking of the leading printing companies in the US & Canada


Work at Hammer Packaging is a balance of benefits and responsibilities of employment. We are proud of our benefit plan and structure. The following are some of the programs available to eligible Associates:

  • 401(k) Plan
  • Competitive Pay
  • Continuing Education
  • Medical and Dental Benefits
  • Profit-Sharing Plan


Many different kinds of work requiring various degrees of skill and knowledge are needed to produce Hammer Packaging’s products. It is Hammer’s policy to fill job vacancies by promoting qualified associates from within our company whenever possible. Opportunities for professional development are also provided.


Hammer has a strong community presence and Jim Hammer is a firm believer in giving back to the community in ways that positively impact the economic and social environment. There are numerous examples of Hammer Packaging and its over 400 associates participating in or contributing to local organizations and charities. Giving back to the community is one more way that Hammer Packaging is able to communicate its own distinctive image.

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All Open Positions

Material Handler

Hammer Packaging is hiring a Material Handler. Prior Material handling & forklift experience is required (clamp truck experience preferred). Must be flexible on scheduled hours between 1st and 2nd shift, and be available for overtime and weekends as needed.

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Service Net Representative

Hammer Packaging is hiring a Service Net Representative in our customer service department. Responsibilities include: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with customers by communicating and meeting expectations. Two years prior customer service experience in a similar environment. Knowledge of order entry process (Radius/Vision) helpful. Necessary skills: communication (verbal/written), computer, and problem-solving.

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Maintenance Technician - "C" Shift

Hammer Packaging is hiring a Maintenance Technician. Prior experience utilizing mechanic skills, including mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production equipment is required. Candidates must be able to work off shift, overtime and weekends as needed.

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Pressroom General Workers (Shift Rotation Schedule)

Review job bags for changes, special instructions, etc. Maintain ink, coating and solvent levels. Ability to mount, clean and gum plates. Assist press operator as needed with wash ups, supplies and material handling. Prior press experience is preferred. Candidates must be available to work a shift rotation schedule and be available for overtime and weekends.

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Flexo Press Assistant - Rotating Shift

Review job bags for changes, special instructions, etc. Mount plates and verify plate registration. Assist Flexo Press Operator as needed. Pack per job specifications. Commitment to quality, efficiency and safety are required. Prior press experience is preferred, mechanical ability a plus, and must be available for rotating shifts, overtime and weekends.

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General Worker Finishing, Slitting & Seaming

Prior Experience a plus, but not required. B & C shifts available.

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