Operator, MAC

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Read and accurately interpret production orders and printing specifications to process files.
  • Modify art files to be print ready, including setting traps, overprints, editing images to have minimum dot coverage, setting type
  • Setup layouts and step and repeat files
  • Output Hard copy proofs
  • Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • Proficiency with Both Mac and Windows operating systems.
  • Proficiency in MS Office - Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Adobe CC/CS experience. Proficiency in Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat
  • Preferred experience with Soft and hard copy proofing and RIP programs
  • Preferred experience using prepress workflows or printing software including Kodak Prinergy or Esko AE.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • 2-3 years of Pre-Press experience and Platemaking or vocational/technical degree is preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs
  • Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on telephone
  • Must have the ability to be punctual and maintain regular attendance