Wide Format Print Operator
Operate HP Scitex 550 high resolution ink jet color/UV wide format digital printer, Zund digital cutter, and related finishing equipment.
Perform moderate design and prepress tasks on files before printing. Review job instructions for printing. Set up, program, and release jobs from the print queue.
Program and prepare jobs for printing and finishing. Adjust image position, color quality and resolution, and set cut lines as needed/required. Monitor quality of job output for correctness and image quality.
Prepare jobs for finishing and perform finishing tasks using appropriate equipment. Maintain daily print job production logs and daily delivery manifests.
Order supplies such as ink, substrates, and other items as needed. Maintain appropriate inventory levels.
May train other operators on equipment.
RRD is an EEO/AA including Vets and Disabled Employer
Requires experience working in a digital printing environment operating wide format printers.
Requires knowledge of digital printing equipment to include standard set ups, adjustments, and operating characteristics of the equipment and the skill to perform standard adjustments to the equipment according to the individual job requirements and capabilities of the equipment.
Diagnose, solve, and correct operating problems affecting the quality and timeliness of the product.
Requires knowledge of color theory and ability to make adjustments and color corrections when operating the equipment to produce the imaging to customer specifications.
Knowledgeable about routine maintenance and upkeep of equipment and skill to perform routine maintenance such as cleaning and lubricating the equipment.
Ability to identify improper machine operation and make basic adjustments to correct.
Knowledge of file manipulation and file formats for wide format digital print.
Knowledge of finishing equipment including laminator, seam welder, grommet punch, cutting table, etc.
Requires skill to perform clerical tasks incidental to the operation of the equipment (e.g., maintain machine operating and maintenance records, supply orders, inventory records, etc.).
Ability to follow safety procedures and work safely.
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs, walk, stand, sit, bend, stoop, twist, push, and pull up to 12 hours/day.
HP Scitex 550 high resolution ink jet color/UV wide format digital printer
Zund digital cutter