Digital Press Operator Assistant - Garden Grove, CA

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Job Summary

The Digital Press Operator must be a dependable self-starter capable of working independently and as a member of a team on a variety of Epson roll-to-roll printers, Afinia label printer/finishers, laminators, cutters, plotters and Vanguard flat-bed UV presses. The candidate must have a positive attitude and work as a team member in a fast-paced environment.

Qualifications and Skills


  • 2 Years minimum experience operating medium/large format digital print press IE: Epson, Vanguard, Hewlett Packard, and Afinia.

  • Prepare graphic files for ripping for digital printing

  • Ensure that all colors are consistent through the RIP process and that all files are sent through the RIP under the correct environmental settings.

  • Maintain all equipment in a clean and operable manner by performing scheduled maintenance in accordance with manufacturer's specifications.


  • Excellent math and analytical skills required. Detail oriented.

  • Ability to multi-task and maintain a positive attitude under tight deadlines.

  • Effective written and oral communications skills.

  • 1-4 years of graphics arts industry experience. Large Format Imaging and/or production experience preferred.

  • Knowledge of the common materials and processes used in the large format industry.

  • Strong computer skills

Knowledge of current Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop and Onyx RIP software is required.



  • Process work orders via Oracle Netsuite

  • Maintain a current graphic/printing production board.

  • Actively participating in a minimum of one scheduled production meeting a week with group operations to discuss upcoming workflow and team support.

  • Continuous follow-up and meeting with production team members to obtain advanced production information.

  • Manage scheduled printer maintenance and general service contractors.

  • Assist in creating established guidelines and workflow for internal and external clients as related to graphics/printing.

  • Establish and maintain department workflow and crew training.

  • Assist in creating internal Graphics and Print Shop menu of services and pricing guidelines.

  • Printing products delivered on-time at all times (with coded paperwork).

  • Maintains healthy and accurate stock levels of departmental supplies.

  • Provide costing estimates for custom projects when needed.

  • Provide cost reports as scheduled.

  • Maintain a safe, organized and clean work environment. Experience working in a 5S environment a plus.

  • Prepare graphic files for print.

  • Manage outside vendor print jobs when needed.

  • Supervise the cutting, mounting and lamination of finished print media.



Work Environment/ Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to ensure individuals with disabilities to perform the crucial functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and hear.

  • The employee is required to stand, walk, and use hands to finger, handle, feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, climb or crawl.

  • The employee may need to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.



At Minimum Training, Education & Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in graphics and printing

  • Quick learner with energy to drive aggressive and flexible deadlines

  • Proficient with applicable printing software

  • Familiarity with color management and ICC Profiles

  • Ability to read file sizes, prepare color collaborations, print and finish media

  • Responsible for the pre-flighting and prepping of files for print production; layout and imposition

  • Experience troubleshooting printers

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule as needed, including weekends

  • Strong management and communication skills

  • Self-starter with a great work ethic and demonstrated excellence in customer service

  • Must be flexible and able to adapt to peak volume and rushed orders while maintaining a keen eye for detail and quality


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