Prepress Technician (Pennsauken, NJ)
Description

The Printer, Inc. (TPI) is a full-service printer specializing in complex variable data printing in the casino gaming industry. We are a privately held company that has been in business for over 40 years. TPI is always looking for committed, hardworking, self-motivated individuals that take pride and accountability in their work. TPI rewards their employees with competitive salaries.

We are currently seeking a full-time enthusiastic Prepress Technician to work on-site in our Pennsauken, NJ location.


Position Summary: The Prepress Technician is responsible for day-to-day preparation of customer supplied electronic (graphic) files for offset or digital printing. Create imposition templates using Preps and output and inspect plates for litho printing. This is a full time position which at times will require overtime and weekend work.


Essential Functions

  • Monitor project schedule/board for job status and priority.
  • Communicate effectively with the Supervisor, informing and providing updates regularly to guarantee that overall production and customer objectives are met.
  • Complete all required volume, workflow, and quality control tracking logs.
  • Meet all goals assigned by Prepress Supervisor.
  • Ensure preventative maintenance compliance for all Prepress equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Requirements

Required Skills / Experience

  • Working production knowledge Kodak Prinergy or similar electronic prepress workflow.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills for meetings, calls and interactions with Senior Managers.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with time constraints which may include working with other departments to eliminate issues such as non-conforming output and maintain quality standards.
  • Proficient in the use of Adobe Creative Cloud products, specializing particularly in InDesign, Photoshop Illustrator and Acrobat.
  • Must have Base knowledge of printing processes and procedures for Litho/Offset and Digital printing.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • 5+ years equivalent work experience preferably using Kodak Prinergy in a production environment.
  • 5+ years relevant experience in direct mail or related industry preferred.
  • Preps Imposition software experience preferred.

Physical Demands: Must be able to sit for extended periods. Some standing and walking are required. Continuous vision required for detailed work. Frequent hand/wrist/finger movement for data entry.


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: This is a full-time, hourly, non-exempt position. Typical hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Typically works 40 hours per week with 5-10 hours over-time as needed.


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