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Prepress Technician

Company: Brook + Whittle
Location: Hamilton
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionWe are currently seeking a full-time, Pre-Press Graphic Specialist to join our fast-growing, digitally printed labels and packaging facility in Hamilton, OH. The position will report directly to the Pre-Press Department Manager.The Pre-Press Graphic Specialist will be responsible for pre-flighting and preparing customer-supplied artwork to be sent to our portfolio of HP Indigo digital presses.Ideal candidates will be self-motivated, forward-thinking, willing to challenge the status quo, and demonstrate a positive attitude. -Essential Functions: - -

  • Pre-flight new artwork to ensure all specs are met for each job type -
  • Set up customer supplied artwork in line with department procedures and expectations including die line and white layer creation, text editing, and color matching.
  • Has overall responsibility for the quality and accuracy of finalized art files submitted to production.
  • Communicate with customers regarding artwork modifications and color management.
  • Train clients and designers on how to supply artwork correctly for printing.
  • Work closely with the CSR and other departments to facilitate orders through the workflow.
  • Collaborate with front office and production to improve daily process efficiencies.
  • Communicate with press operators on matters involving quality or color approvals.
  • Participate in department meetings, training, and continuous improvement events.
  • Safely and efficiently perform all essential job functions in accordance with company policies and operating procedures.
  • Serve as an example of what our company values most: innovation, respect, integrity, creativity and collaboration.About Us:Brook & Whittle Ltd. is one of North America's leading Sustainable Labeling Solutions providers, producing pressure sensitive, flexographic and shrink sleeve labels for many of the nation's leading brands. The company serves multiple consumer markets, including Personal Care, Beverage, Food, Nutraceuticals, Wine & Spirits, and Household Chemicals.The company's rapid growth can be attributed to its world-class staff of employees and its commitment to sustainability, print innovation, and the latest technological advancements. Wouldn't it be cool to go into a store, pick up a product and say "we make that label"!Our culture is first and foremost one of collaboration and teamwork. We hold ourselves to high professional, ethical, and fairness standards. We have zero tolerance for anything less. We celebrate our diverse workforce and reward good performance through our recognition program, advancement opportunities, and our compensation structure. We welcome you to consider being a part of this great team.We're passionate about leaving the planet better than we found it. But we can't do it alone. We need trailblazers, independent and outside-the-box thinkers. People who are eager to learn, eager to succeed and have a passion for working as a team to solve technical and creative challenges.At Brook + Whittle, we have the opportunity to do impactful work each and every day. -AAP/EEO StatementBrook & Whittle LTD provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Brook & Whittle complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.Brook & Whittle expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Brook & Whittle LTD's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.Other DutiesPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.RequirementsSkills:
    • Familiarity with Automation Engine or Hybrid, DFE and HP Indigo Digital Presses
    • Proficient in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Office (Word and Excel).
    • Excellent communication and time management skills.
    • Ability to learn quickly, work under pressure, and adopt new technologies in a fast-paced environment. -Qualifications
      • At least 3 years of experience in Pre-Press in the printing industry -
      • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent work experience.
      • High school diploma or GED requiredWork Environment
        • This job operates in an open office environment shared by employees in other departments. Must be able to maintain focus and stay productive with background noise.Training Requirements
          • Attend required training courses or sessions related to the job as assignedPhysical Demands
            • Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
            • Required to sit, stand, reach, bend and move about the facility including office and production areas; may be required to lift up to 20 poundsWork Authorization/Security ClearanceMust be eligible to work in the United States without restriction.

Keywords: Brook + Whittle, Hamilton , Prepress Technician, Professions , Hamilton, Ohio

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