• Platemaking Imaging Operator

    Job Locations US-FL-Deerfield Beach
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1/22/2020 1:22 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Manufacturing and Distribution - Press Operators
    Position Type
  • Overview

    Sun Sentinel, Deerfield Beach, FL 


    To provide high quality negatives and printing plates to internal customers. To achieve on-time production goals, provide customer service and support to all internal and external customers.



    • To ensure that all job entry and plates are completed on time for all products.


    • To ensure all plates sent to press are verified for accurate registration. 


    • To ensure all chemicals and temperature controls in plate processors are at proper levels. 


    • To maintain reproduction quality of all plates and to verify that they meet or exceed established standards.


    • To work effectively with all internal and external customers.


    • Establish a working understanding of all external customer’s equipment and systems.


    • To maintain a consistently high level of overall awareness for the entire operation, display initiative, accept individual responsibility and provide feedback to supervisory personnel.


    • To operate and maintain all equipment used in the platemaking processes in order to meet or exceed existing standards including preventative maintenance according to established schedules and troubleshooting skills.


    • To ensure accurate priority of workflow and achieve deadlines.


    • To accurately compile logs and reports for on-time production goals and waste tracking and control process variation by providing required documentation.


    • To perform other task/duties as dictated by business need or as assigned by manager or supervisor.




    Must have a high school diploma or GED.

    Three to five years’ experience in lithographic process and graphic arts reproduction is preferred.

    Requires the ability to operate service and troubleshoot all equipment in platemaking area with efficiency and productivity. Good knowledge of four and spot color reproduction to ensure maximum printed quality.

    Must meet all sensory/physical requirements of the job including the environmental toleration.

    Must be physically fit and able to lift a minimum of 25 pounds and also be able to walk and stand the entire shift.




    Reports directly to Press Operations Manager or Sr. Press Operations Manager.    Works directly with all internal and external customers.


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