Job Title:
Prepress Operator
Toronto ON
Date Posted:
April 11, 2017
Webcom is a leading Canadian print solutions provider servicing the North American market for over 40 years. With a long history of technology leadership, Webcom offers innovative print solutions to address the challenges of high inventory and production costs. Webcom has invested $30 million in new digital inkjet presses, frontend technology and finishing equipment since 2011. Webcom operates out of a 170,000-square foot manufacturing plant located in Toronto and employs 200 people.

The Prepress Operator is responsible for reviewing customer files and preparing them for production, managing work queues and ensuring quality standards are met. She/he will also ensure that files are produced in a timely fashion.

Required Skills & Experience:

Ability to work the afternoon shift (3:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.)

Ability to work independently and make decisions

Understanding of print impositions and Kodak Preps software

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Diploma or Degree in an accredited Graphic Communications Management or related field of study

2 – 5 years of relevant experience within the publishing/graphic arts industry

In depth knowledge of the print production process

Proficient in the use of Adobe Indesign, Adobe Acrobat Pro and Kodak Prinergy

Key Responsibilities:

Ensure customer files have been reviewed and processed through Insite in an effort to preflight all jobs following SOP.

Document issues to further improve the process by altering workflow as required to maximize productivity.

Ensure all items on quality checklist have been reviewed (document, trim and spine size, low resolution images, missing


Support the use of RBA’s and automation while working with management to continually improve production process.

Ensure schedules are followed on a daily basis, with emphasis on meeting ‘Proof Out’ dates in a timely manner.

Work with the Project Managers to prioritize daily work and customer initiated corrections.

Work with customers from time-to-time to communicate technical information.

Escalate applicable file errors/discrepancies with the Project Managers.

Work with the Planner/Scheduler as required in an effort to prioritize urgent press requirements.

Involvement in creating and following Prepress SOP’s such as: cover and text production, file uploads, FSC logo’s, corrections etc.

Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to noting the job title. Only those selected for interview consideration will be contacted. Webcom encourages applications from all qualified candidates. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, should you require accommodation in the interview and selection process please provide your accommodation needs in advance. You may also be required to submit adequate medical/other documentation to Human Resources to support your request for accommodation. Check us out at !
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