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Graphic Production Operator - Kansas City

Company: Fern Expo
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION TITLE: Graphic Production Assistant

LOCATION: Kansas City

TRAVEL: Possible



This position will be responsible for producing printed graphics and ensuring the highest dedication to quality. Responsibilities include but are not limited to preflighting, prepress, printing, quality control, and packaging for shipment; this position reports to the Branch Graphic Production Manager and the Director of National Support Services.


Update ticket tracking in our internal task system and remain in contact with other department leads regarding projects/deadlines and any issues requiring attention.

Manage inventory of large format printing and finishing equipment, including preventative maintenance and developing a long-term strategy for inventory management and maintenance

Prepare, produce, and pack graphics for distribution throughout the country.

Prepare and process RIP tasks for large format and other printers.

Prepare and route panels for cutting on a die cutter.

Match and adjust color output to best match requested color targets.

Report concerns in production to the Branch Graphic Manager.


Previous experience in large format digital printing and signage production.

Must be highly organized, detail-oriented, with a sense of urgency, and conscious of quality standards. Must handle multiple tasks and priorities.

Must be comfortable working in a culture/environment that is high-pressure, fast-paced, and often offers short execution times.

Excellent communication and proven leadership skills.

Technical skills with workflow processes and advanced planning for incoming projects.

Proficient in sign finishing and detailing, including lamination, routing, and cutting. Experience with a Kongsberg cutting table is a plus.

Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office Suite.

Skilled in modern RIP software, knowledge of Onyx is a plus.

Experience in color matching and adhering to style guidelines.

Must be comfortable working as part of a team, taking on multiple high-profile projects, and working extended hours and potentially weekends.

Excellent time management and problem-solving skills are required. Associated topics: book, collate, digital, feeder, magazines/catalog, plating, press, press feeder, printing, sheetfed

Keywords: Fern Expo, Kansas City , Graphic Production Operator - Kansas City, Design, Graphic Design & CAD , Kansas City, Kansas

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