Electronic Prepress Operator


 

The Electronic Prepress Operator is responsible for ensuring that customer expectations are met or exceeded by providing quality, conventional, and electronic prepress services for the production process.

 

Key Functions: Operate all computer platforms, proofing devices and software applications in the Prepress Department to create production materials, Preprint, Postprint and Lithographic packaging graphics and preflight to meet or exceed production schedules. Creation of press profiles. Calibrating and maintaining all color managed proofing devices. Support continuous improvement and testing. Make computer files / systems back-ups as required. Communicate with and support Management, Project Management, Design and Production. Complete all operations required to check-in incoming films and files from outside suppliers for use in the production process. Provide technical support and assistance to the facility, outside printers and vendors.Lead all tours and internal presentations as needed. Complete quality checks on all jobs. Write and implement all appropriate process work instructions for use in training and reference. Actively participate in the plant safety program. Special projects as needed.

 

Requirements: High school diploma required. 5+ years Lithogrpahic and/or 3+ years Flexographic printing experience. Computer Skills (Esko PackEdge, Automation Engine, GMG Open Color/Flexo Proof, Photoshop, and Illustrator). Ability to function as an effective member of a team. Good organizational and problem solving skills. Able to maintain and manage multiple tasks. Can work and make decisions independently. Computer application software as applicable.