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Pre-Press Technician

Company: WestRock
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: September 8, 2021

Job Description:

Pre-Press Technician



Pre-Press Technician recognizes, adapt, and implement changes in printing workflow. Understand systems based on workflow and software needs. Use knowledge of printing processes to carry out procedures of jobs based on quick turnaround. Prepare files for proofing and printing.

Duties include:
· Satisfying client pre-print demands through client interaction.
· Analyzing potential problems with workflow. Carries out job production on MAC to digital files.
· Proofing jobs in final approval stage for content, distortion, and traps.
· Handling multiple jobs in various production stages.
· Producing key jobs based on complexity and print runs.
· Analyzing customer files for fonts, images, integrity, and printability.
· Generating pre-flight lasers and color proofs to check separations before the film.
· Trapping files and applies necessary pullbacks and changes to press.
· Re-touching images for better palatability from the film.


REM-03 WS-03 WS-LC

Shift start: 6:00AM or 6:00PM
Shift length: 12 hours
Monday - Friday

  • Health, dental, vision insurance - available after 30 days
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) plan

  • Must pass drug screen
  • Must pass background check
  • Can lift 40 lbs
  • Must be at least 18+ years old
Associates degree from accredited two-year college or technical school preferred Must have at least 5 years of experience in the graphic arts/printing industry. Must have hands-on knowledge of Quark, Illustrator, Photoshop, trapping, Macintosh, file management, network utilization, and workflow and maintenance/troubleshooting. Knowledge of JMS and NEO is a plus.


About WestRock

WestRock Company manufactures and sells paper and packaging solutions for the consumer and corrugated markets in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company operates through three segments: Corrugated Packaging, Consumer Packaging, and Land and Development. The Corrugated Packaging segment produces containerboards, corrugated sheets, corrugated packaging, and preprinted linerboards for consumer and industrial products manufacturers, and corrugated box manufacturers.

Keywords: WestRock, Downers Grove , Pre-Press Technician, Other , Downers Grove, Illinois

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