Digital-Wide Format Printing Technician

Department: Digital/Wide Format

Reports to: General Manager

Works with: General Manager, Prepress, Customer Service

Summary:

The Digital/Wide Format Printing Technician is responsible for the majority of production: printing, bindery and finishing. He/she loads & unloads consumables, operates digital presses and the roll-fed and flatbed printers, maintains product and packaging consistency, assembles graphics and hardware. Works in a non-sedentary, fast-paced environment with constant demands.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operates & maintains production printing equipment, bindery & finishing equipment
  • Processes production-ready jobs to meet deadlines
  • Oversees the majority of printing
  • Advises customer service and estimating on job requirements, inventory and supply levels
  • Packages products for completion
  • Loads paper shelves, unpacks consumables, maintains shop organization
  • Ensures products are printed and manufactured to meet/exceed printing industry standards
  • Troubleshoots error messages and faulty jobs
  • Reduces waste and printing spoils

Requirements:

  • Good typing skills, great attention to detail, energetic with a “can-do” attitude
  • Technically-inclined, able to lift 80+ pounds, interested in graphic arts industry

Published on Thursday, December 5, 2013 (updated 05/31/2014)