Prepress Operator – Image Assembly

RR Donnelley

Shift: Monday – Friday, 8am – 4pm

GO-C Menasha is the RRD Center of Excellence for Packaging Prepress. Services include packaging production artwork, prepress, color management services, flexo platemaking and a range of proofing and prototyping.

Classification: Union hourly position

Job Responsibilities:

Create final production files using prepress applications (Adobe Creative Suite & Esko Tools)

Import, trap, bleed, screen and color separate final production files

Generate and verify Barcodes

Create dielines and/or templates

Create stepping template and add printer specified press marks

Perform color corrections to process color files for Flexo and/or Offset print processes

Make alterations and revisions to existing production files, including light typesetting

Operate Mac, production file server, proof output devices, RIPs and workflows

Generate hard copy proofs for customer review

Follow Standard Operating Procedures and general housekeeping requirements

Record Time and Materials accurately

Work in a neat, orderly manner, maintain supply levels, and request repair of equipment as necessary

Maintain equipment (general and minor maintenance)

Ability to solve problems with minimal supervision

Read and comprehend job instructions, short correspondence and emails

Participate in Pre-Production meetings with Sales, Account Manager, Leadership and other production staff

Ensure jobs meet scheduling and quality requirements

Apply knowledge of packaging prepress to production workflows

Maintain contact with RRD Account Manager to advise them of job progress, scheduling concerns and requests for additional information or materials when required

Facilitate the resolution of production-related problems in a timely manner and elevates appropriately when necessary

Use ethical business practices in dealing with customers, employees, vendors, suppliers and the community

Required Skills

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, along with the ability to listen for understanding

Ability to problem solve, analyze potential solutions and use good sound judgment to make decisions

Training and staged wage increases with progression towards Journeyman rate will be provided as needed. Initial wage offered will be based on skills and experiences

Required Experience

Associate or Bachelor degree in discipline related to functional work or role is desired

OR demonstrated ability to meet the job requirements through a comparable number of years of applicable work experience

Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, emphasis on Illustrator is preferred, Image Retouching in Adobe Photoshop is a plus

The national pay range for this role is $20.00 – $30.00 per hour. The pay range may be slightly lower or higher based on the geographic location of the hired employee. The actual pay offered may vary based upon, but not limited to: education, skills, experience, proficiency, performance, shift and location. In addition to base salary, depending on the role, the total compensation package may also include participation in a bonus, commission or incentive program. RRD offers benefits including medical, dental, and vision coverage, paid time off, disability insurance, 401(k) with match, life insurance and other voluntary supplemental insurance coverages, plus tuition assistance, maternity leave, adoption assistance, and employer/partner discounts.

At RRD, our people make a difference every day – in production, working with customers, or behind the scenes in a support role. They know how to manage the job and exceed expectations. Founded in 1846, RRD is a global company that employs over 25,000 people in 40 countries across the globe. For a challenging and rewarding career opportunity with an innovative industry leader, consider starting or continuing your career with RRD!