Electronic Prepress Operator
YGS Group - York, PA

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Located in South Central Pennsylvania, The YGS Group is continuing the tradition of 58 years of commitment to our customers. We are much more than a full-service printing company by offering unique solutions to our customers, ranging from sheet-fed printing, digital printing, reprint sales, creative, mailing, fulfillment, advertising sales, web development, editorial and event planning services.The YGS Group is looking to hire a qualified Electronic Prepress Operator for our Printing Division. This will initially be a part-time position, but it has the potential to become full-time. The part-time hours will initially be 8:00PM-midnight, with the potential full-time hours 11:00PM-7:00AM.Essential Functions:* Preflight incoming electronic files for conformance to company specifications, completeness and accuracy.* Process electronic files according to customer instructions, impose files according to press layout and job bag instructions, and prepare these files for proof output.* Process returned proofs by making any corrections, re-proofing, and prepare files for the plate-making process.* Prepare press-ready printing plates according to pressroom schedule and following standard operating procedures. Plates must contain all type, images and process control bars as required.* Replenish supplies and maintain equipment as requested by prepress manager.* Learn all functions within the prepress area at a basic competency level in order to provide relief during busy periods and absences.* Perform other duties as needed and assigned by management.
  • Two or more years experience in an Electronic Prepress Department* Considerable knowledge in operation of MAC and PC computers and software* Knowledge in Desktop publishing, Preflight and Imposition software similar to: InDesign, Quark, Photoshop, Illustrator, Preps and Prinergy*Experience with CTP platemaking equipment a plus.* High school diploma required.* Candidate must pass a physical, drug screen and background check.* The successful candidate will also have an excellent work history.