Prepress Technician

Posted: Aug 18, 2017 (about 1 month ago)

Company Specifications

Company Name:
Multi-Color Corporation (MCC)
Company Size:
More than 200 employees
Company Description:
A true global label solution provider, MCC is one of the largest label companies in the world in the following market segments: Home & Personal Care, Food & Beverage, Healthcare, Specialty, Consumer Durables, and Wine & Spirits. Multi-Color Corporation services these markets around the world with business interests in the North American, Latin American, EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) and Asia Pacific regions. With approximately 5,000 dedicated employees, we operate 47 state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities servicing over 20 countries today.

Job Specifications

Position Title:
Prepress Technician
Description:
Position Description – Graphics/Prepress, Digital Print Department

The Digital Print department focus is on the production of Pressure-Sensitive labels (PSL) on rolls and other package decoration products, including Shrink Sleeve labels (SSL). The printing is driven by HP state-of-the-art Indigo printing technology. The printing is complemented by state-of-the-art machinery that applies foil-stamping, embossing, varnishing, and die-cutting. The department is acknowledged as having the best Digital package printing technology and operation on the west coast.

Primary Position Responsibilities:
o Advising sales and customer service staff, and clients on alternative graphic options based on the project artwork, material selection, and technology(s).
o Preparing client graphic files for optimum proofing and production results
o Ordering tooling such as foiling, embossing, and cutting dies on a project by project basis
o Managing and organizing work area and computer
o Helping to organize, inventory and stage multiple elements for projects


Technical Skills Required:
o Working knowledge of Mac-based Illustrator, Photoshop, In-design, Excel, Word, Outlook
o Understanding of fonts, color theory, and industry terminology
o Working knowledge of ESKO software preferred, but not required
o Understanding of production tooling, i.e. foiling, embossing, flexo plates, and cutting dies needed for position but not a “hiring” requirement


Social Skills Required:
o Perform effectively with attention to detail, in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment
o Perform effectively in a team-based approach to process improvement and problem-solving
o Perform well independently on projects from beginning to end
o Overtime (50+ hrs) flexibility during peak seasonal periods typically required
Qualifications:
o Working knowledge of Mac-based Illustrator, Photoshop, In-design, Excel, Word, Outlook
o Understanding of fonts, color theory, and industry terminology
o Working knowledge of ESKO software preferred, but not required
o Understanding of production tooling, i.e. foiling, embossing, flexo plates, and cutting dies needed for position but not a “hiring” requirement
Location:
California - Northern
Categories:
Prepress
Print Production
Type:
Full-time

Contact Information

Name:
Ryan Hansen
Email:
ryan.hansen@mcclabel.com
Phone:
8053053475