Pre-Press Coordinator

Amcor Rigid Plastics Usa, Inc. Madison , WI 53706

Posted 11 months ago

  1. Job Overview

  • Manage customer artwork and specifications as assigned; communicating with customers pertaining to printability issues i.e. color, registration and design options. Understand the functions of prepress activities including the purchasing of gravure bases, cylinders engravings, coating plates and necessary tooling.
    2.Principal Accountabilities

  • Review and prep all customer artwork and specifications to determine production capabilities

  • Create specifications for any artwork

  • Research/analyze information supplied and determine/implement changes if needed to artwork with press capabilities in mind.

  • Communicate effectively with customers, and review preliminary and final graphics

  • Work with outside graphic houses to provide accurate proofs

  • Work with internal and external resources on Color drawdown's for customer approval

  • Provide necessary and accurate documentation (templates, blueprints, customer spec screens, etc.) and information to production to meet the customer requirements

  • Maintain customer specification files, production files, AS400 system and archive files according to ISO standard procedures

  • Work with PPD to integrate appropriate artwork and product specifications into the validation process and assist in the setup of trials and special orders

  • Work closely with production and other appropriate functions supporting Amcor business

  • Assist in purchase of tooling necessary to complete customer submittals and communicate needs for plates and cylinders

  • Work with Marketing on competitive sample analysis

  • Provide support and backup as needed or assigned
    3.Major challenges & complexities

  • Complete multiple projects simultaneously

  • Communicate and negotiate with both internal and external customers regarding inquiries, solutions



  • Technical Manager

  • Rotogravure Department

  • Flexographic Department

  • Prepress Coordinator(s)

  • Engineering Department

  • Sales

  • Customers

  • Graphics vendors

  • Ink Suppliers
    5.1 Formal Qualifications and Experience

Knowledge and Experience

  • Industrial experience with gravure and flexographic printing systems is acceptable in lieu of a degree

  • 3+ years of experience in technical manufacturing along with knowledge of printing industry systems

  • Formal training in database management, page layout, photo manipulation and illustration software is required

Education and Certifications

  • Associate degree in related printing or graphic design field
    5.2 Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Behaviours

Job Specific skills and abilities

  • Proven leadership skills including multi-tasking, effective problem solving and strong written and verbal communication skills

Amcor Leadership Framework competencies

The 3 Leadership competencies which will apply to all AFA co-workers:

  • Driving for Results

  • Customer Focus

  • Influencing Others

About Amcor

Amcor (ASX: AMC; is a global leader in developing and producing high-quality, responsible packaging for a variety of food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical-device, home- and personal-care and other products. Amcor works with leading companies around the world to protect their products and the people who rely on them, differentiate brands, and improve supply chains, through a broad range of flexible packaging, containers, cartons, closures and services. The company's 35,000 people generate more than US$9billion in sales from operations that span 200-plus locations in more than 40 countries.

AFA Overview

With 16 plants in the Americas operating in 6 countries, Amcor Flexibles Americas (AFA), a business group of Amcor, is a market leader and the world's largest supplier of flexible packaging. We deliver innovative packaging solutions and provide enhanced quality products for the medical, pharma, personal care, and food markets. Its award-winning approach towards sustainability makes Amcor the preferred partner for customers looking for responsible packaging solutions. For more information visit

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Amcor Flexibles - United States is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click on the links "EEO is the Law" Poster and "EEO is the Law" Poster Supplement. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call 224-313-7000 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.


We participate in E-Verify. For more information, please see the E-Verify Participation Poster and Right to Work Poster at the hiring location.

Pay Transparency Policy

Amcor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

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Pre-Press Coordinator

Amcor Rigid Plastics Usa, Inc.