Prepress Technician (Flexographic)

Posted: Jul 19, 2017 (2 months ago)

Company Specifications

Company Name:
OEC Graphics, Inc.
Company Size:
More than 200 employees
Company Description:
OEC Graphics is a family-owned company with a national reputation for being world-class technical experts in premedia technology. Although flexographic premedia is our core business, we are diverse. AMPHORA Brand Design and our Display Graphics manufacturing division extend our reach into different areas of creativity and production. OEC’s diversity allows us to offer entry-level positions in a variety of areas with room for advancement. Each employee is offered a path to reach their full potential, with ongoing training, flexibility and a comprehensive benefits package.
Mailing Address:
555 West Waukau Avenue
Website:
www.oecgraphics.com

Job Specifications

Position Title:
Prepress Technician (Flexographic)
Description:
The OEC Prepress Technician is part of a team of experts, dedicated to innovation, working day after day to successfully translate graphics into well-known brands in the marketplace. In this role, the Flexographic Prepress Technician is responsible for layout and preparation of electronic files per customer and printer specifications, and produces press ready files. The Prepress Technician positively represents and promotes the OEC image and proactively provides solutions within the ever-changing flexographic industry.
Status: Full-time; Non-Exempt, Hourly
Location:  OEC - Portland, Oregon (First shift)
Essential Responsibilities:
1. Given customer supplied samples, sketches, notes or electronic files to develop the graphics within specified parameters for flexographic printing.
2. Build art to the correct sizes according to the exact specifications provided by customer.
3. Make corrections to customer supplied art, setting type, simplifying vector art supplied by customer, color separation of line art elements, simplifying color pallets, adding all OEC marks and tag lines, adding all printers’ marks, and checking the customer’s supplied artwork.
4. Build graphics using press specs for separations, traps, bleeds, etc.
5. Output laser/inkjet proofs and press accurate proofs.
6. Produce and verify printable bar codes.
7. Create job layout and printing marks to customer specifications.
8. Apply bump curves, cutbacks and screen angles for flexo final plating finals.
9. Exercise good judgment and decision-making based upon the client’s requirements and the plate making and printing processes being used.
10. Ability to accurately check files for color separations, min dots, minimum press specs, spelling, document size, etc.
11. Any other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
· Solid customer focused philosophy and ability to work directly with customers.
· High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
· General flexographic and corrugated knowledge is necessary. Ability to learn is essential.
· Solid computer skills and working knowledge of MAC OS and Windows Operating Systems.
· Must possess excellent oral and written communication, organization and problem solving skills.
· Ability to handle demanding schedules and multiple priorities.
· Understanding of Lean Manufacturing Principles and ability to implement.
About OEC Graphics, Inc.
OEC's employees are part of a team of experts, dedicated to innovation, working day after day to successfully translate graphics into well-known brands in the marketplace.
OEC Graphics is a family-owned company with a national reputation for being world-class technical experts in premedia technology. Although flexographic premedia is our core business, we are diverse. AMPHORA Brand Design and our Display Graphics manufacturing division extend our reach into different areas of creativity and production. OEC’s diversity allows us to offer entry-level positions in a variety of areas with room for advancement. Each employee is offered a path to reach their full potential, with ongoing training, flexibility and a comprehensive benefits package.
Qualifications:
Education and/or Experience:
Associate Degree in related field or equivalent years experience within a pre-press/printing (flexographic prepress) environment.
Individual must have a proficient knowledge of software applications and knowledgeable in Photoshop and Illustrator. Knowledge in Esko preferred.
Location:
Oregon
Categories:
Customer Service
Prepress
Type:
Full-time

Contact Information

Name:
Jeanne Thomas
Email:
jeanne.thomas@oecgraphics.com
Phone:
9202357770