Prepress Assistant

Quad/Graphics, Inc. Waukee , IA 50263

Posted 2 weeks ago

Production opportunities at Quad instill a sense of empowerment and possibility distinct from those at other employers. Quad's state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities include world-class automation and printing technology. Our platform includes digital, gravure and offset presses that give our clients a full range of options to produce personalized marketing products. Fueled by innovative, interesting days, you'll find hard work is good work, and feel a deep sense of pride in a job well done something shared by everyone in the community we call Quad.

Job Summary:

Performs machine operated and manual tasks related plate making.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Output plates using predefined process plans in the Prinergy workshop system.

  • Update job statuses in Qprep and complete digital timesheet.

  • Stock supplies on shelves; load plates into the trendsetter, monitor chemistry levels for plate processors and refill as needed.

  • Remove and sort plates by job, punch plates and deliver to pressroom.

  • Clean and maintain plating line equipment per procedures and plating area.

  • Watch for platesetter errors and notify shift leader if they occur.

  • Assist in the production and sortation of DAL cards as required

Job Requirements:

This is an entry-level position that requires a willingness to learn all of the necessary skills. The candidate must have excellent interpersonal skills; be detail-oriented; possess good organizational skills; display cooperative spirit and good decision making abilities; must be self-motivated and be able to work both independently and as part of a team with a sense of urgency to meet established deadlines. Basic printing knowledge a plus.

Minimum Qualifications:

Be at least 18 years of age.

Able to stand for long periods of time.


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