In a high volume Production Center, the PF Expert brings a defined set of skills to the facility. While they support overall production, their primary responsibility is in a specialized function within the facility (i.e. print finishing). Utilizing large scale equipment, must multi-task to deliver their work on time, by meeting and exceeding customer service standards and executing the Production Center Workflow and Quality Assurance Process. The Production Facility Expert demonstrates proficiency in coordinating & prioritizing all aspects of the production process.
Document Preparation/Digital File Manipulation:? Point person and internal expert on the prepress stage of the production process for large scale orders ? Seeks out and recognizes opportunities to increase efficiencies, minimize waste and improve the quality process ? Coaches team members on how to increase quality of orders produced in house; makes recommendations on file preparation requirements.? Oversees the quality process of all jobs before, during and post production
Binding / Finishing ? Point person and internal expert on the finishing stage of the production process for large scale orders ? Seeks out and recognizes opportunities to increase finishing efficiencies, minimize waste and improve the quality process ? Coaches team members on how to increase finishing quality of orders produced in house; makes recommendations on finishing offerings based on initial order? Oversees the quality process of all jobs before, during and post production
Printing & Finishing: ? Follows production workflow to produce high volumes of work, using high end digital printer/copier equipment; Operates of variety of finishing equipment including cutters, drills and bindery? Effectively prepare and troubleshoot various files formats and change to PDF print-ready status? Run orders on time while maximizing the equipments productivity? Follow policies & procedures; Ensure a clean and organized facility; Follow safety precautions? Answer phones, respond to customer inquiries and/or accept and transfer correspondence to appropriate parties
Operations: • Works with the PC Lead to ensure adequate supplies are on hand for finishing needs • Quality checks finished products • Alters production schedule and job order to expedite timely processing of projects in accordance with the customers’ requirements and Staples production center standards.
Basic Qualifications:• 2 years experience in a Digital Copy & Print or Manufacturing environment• 1 year proven experience in production finishing or other specialized area of print manufacturing • Attention to detail a must; Sound organizational skills • Ability to read & interpret instructions, identify problems/missing information and address them proactively• Computer Skills: Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Word), Acrobat, Adobe Creative Suite, Publisher.
Preferred Skills: • Knowledge of copy and print• Experience using technology to open a disk, CD, Zip and print a document in the formats listed above.• Detail oriented and organized, able to evaluate projects & provide input on productivity & quality improvements• Experience managing multiple priorities
Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.
Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.
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