Pre-Print Technician

Springfield, VA
Jan 25, 2022
Feb 06, 2022
Specialty Trades
Full Time
Job Description

The Pre-print Technician is responsible for preparing print products for output. They coordinate the electronic workflow from internal and external customers. Identify any electronic file or equipment problems and interact directly with customers to resolve issues, quality, timeliness of schedules and adhere to closing times.

Tasks Performed:
  • Manage throughput schedules to press
  • Verify imposition for accuracy
  • Inspect job files, operate pre-print and bending equipment to prepare for print process
  • Perform quality check on finished files or submittals in advance of release to manufacture
  • Review electronic files received from clients and check for completeness in advance of print process
  • Identify missing or problematic components and communicate to client contacts
  • Read and understand detailed job tickets
  • Complete necessary department paperwork and documentation required
  • Communicate effectively with supervisors, press operators, make-up, and co-workers
  • Keep work area organized and clean

Minimum Requirements:

High School Diploma required; Associates preferred

Knowledge of Adobe and Microsoft applications required

Ability to troubleshoot

Strong written and oral communication skills required

At least 2 years of related work Experience

Machinery, Tools, Equipment, and Work Aides Utilized:
  • Computer
  • Pre-print Equipment
  • Bending Equipment
  • Telephone

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