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Sr Quality Control Operator/Proofreader

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

Mississauga, ON, CA, L4W 5P4



SGK Toronto is seeking a Sr. Quality Control Operator / Proofreader to join our team! The Sr Quality Control Operator / Proofreader ensures agreed upon quality standards are met in final layouts for production assignments. With limited guidance from the client project team, this position executes digital and analogue techniques to confirm final product meets project standards and complies with technical specifications, copy content and regulatory requirements. This position ensures the Production team achieves published on-time delivery, ENCP, and/or INCP Production requirements.




  • Attends project or production meetings as necessary to understand specifications of the project.
  • Establishes high quality standards for all production processes, workflows and client deliverables.
  • Ensures accurate, consistent, and timely completion of high quality, intermediate to advanced level artwork, effectively using industry standard software, tools, and prepress and print techniques.
  • Responsible for reading, understanding and applying customer, legal and regulatory specifications.
  • Performs assigned tasks within the overall production workflow and assigned budget, according to work order specifications, industry and company Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s), company standards, 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 the project tracking system accurate records of the project plan, time dedicated toward a specific project and any quality issues.
  • Meets quality standards for all assigned deliverables and makes recommendations to management for improvements in reports, tools, processes and assigned tasks.
  • Supports Company’s profitability efforts by focusing on ensuring the appropriate quality standards of the completed production activities against the original client specifications.
  • Additional duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Arts or related field
  • 4+ years of previous graphic arts experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Occasional travel either locally, nationally, and/or internationally may be required.
  • Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management (from conception to completion), & planning skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, & reasoning).
  • Solid 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.





  • 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/Occasionally 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/Occasionally 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 is usually low/moderate.

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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