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Sr Digital Assembly Operator

Brand:  SGK
Company:  Schawk Canada Inc.(CA113)
Line of Business:  SGK Americas
Location: 

Mississauga, ON, CA, L4W 5P4

POSITION SUMMARY

The Sr Digital Assembly Operator develops final, high-resolution, print-ready or pre-media output digital files for intermediate to advanced production assignments. Under the direction of the client project team, this position assembles digital files incorporating the completed images from the Color & Retouching team and the packaging layouts from the Production Artists team per client’s/printer technical specifications.
 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Attends any client meetings (e.g. pre-production) as necessary.
  • Ensures high quality standards in all Production client deliverables.
  • Ensures accurate, consistent, and high-quality printing of basic to intermediate level final print or pre-media artwork files effectively using industry standard software, tools, and pre-press and print techniques such as:
    • Preparing files to send to the Raster Image Processor (RIP)
    • Trapping, bleeding of assembled files
    • Application of printer marks (i.e. mandatories, etc.)
    • Application of color rotation, line screen
    • Production of final printer files
  • Performs assigned tasks within the overall production workflow and assigned budget, according to work order specifications, industry and company Standard Operating Procedures, (SOP’s), and the client’s brand guidelines and standards.
  • Ensures client project team has most current information about the status of the assigned project(s) by logging and maintaining in project tracking system accurate records of: project plan (sub-project or task) information, time dedicated to specific project(s) and/or quality issues.
  • Meets quality standards at all times for all assigned deliverables and makes recommendations to management for improvements in reports, tools, processes and assigned tasks.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Arts or related field
  • 5+ years of previous graphic arts experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Occasional travel either locally, nationally, and/or internationally may be required.
  • Basic degree of proficiency in MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications.
  • Basic analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management (from conception to completion), & planning skills.
  • Basic verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, & reasoning).
  • Basic understanding and application of mathematical concepts.
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients.
  • Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
  • Ability to work with and influence peers and management.
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting.
  • Possess a mechanical aptitude; ability to use a large variety of hand tools and basic knowledge of power tools, forklifts, welding equipment, and cutting torch.
  • Ability to work overtime as necessary.

PHYSICAL ASPECTS / WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk, hear and see.  
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, extreme cold & heat, risk of electrical shock, and toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • The noise level in the work environment may be high.

* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.
 

SGK is a global packaging and brand experience company. From idea to implementation, we deliver packaging solutions and brand experiences that give brands the freedom to speak louder, scale faster and grow stronger. We simplify marketing and amplify brands to deliver value.  SGK is a Matthews International company. 

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