Job: Prepress Operator

Title Prepress Operator
Categories Design
Canada? y
Job Information

We are looking to welcome a vibrant, detail oriented and tech savvy Prepress Operator for to join our growing our label and folding carton division. This position supports our dayshift or afternoon shift working Monday to Friday.

Who We Are:

Established in 1982, Great Little Box Company is a family owned and operated leading manufacturer of Labels, Corrugated Boxes, Folding Cartons, Digital Packaging, Protective Packaging, and the distribution of Shipping Supplies. We make almost anything a company will need to package, ship, and display their products – making us a one source supplier for packaging solutions.

We take pride in our initiatives to make safety a priority. We demonstrate this with our structured inhouse training, providing personal protective equipment and our innovative and supportive culture.

Recently we have proudly added Ideon Packaging to the GLBC family.  Ideon Packaging has been providing innovative packaging solutions since 2001 and our combined strengths will allow us to offer a breadth of products, service and customer service excellence unique to the North American market.  Through this transition, we truly believe we will be “Better Together” and look forward to the growth and collaboration to come.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical prepress and artwork support to other departments and our customers;
  • Preparation of digital 1up art files for both proofing and technical setup for Print production output;
  • Preparation of multi-up layout imposition file;
  • Manufacturing of hard copy proofs, cut print samples, and final print ready plates for press;
  • Responsible to keep up with schedules, executing on-time and assist in planning project timelines within a team;
  • Cooperation to maintain and keep organized the prepress design team library/files of existing designs;
  • Adheres to Quality, Standard and other operating procedures as well as Health and Safety practices.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite applications – especially Illustrator and Photoshop;
  • Experience with both Mac & PC platforms;
  • High degree of accuracy in work, attention to detail and technical artwork skills;
  • Ability to take initiative and prioritize tasks, good time-management, organizational and problem-solving skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.  Positive energy and enthusiasm with a high level of professionalism and customer service.

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Prepress art production experience in offset print;
  • Packaging prepress experience;
  • Colour Knowledge;
  • Experience of Esko prepress software;
  • Experience of workflows in Esko Automation Engine;
  • Imposition Layout and Plate making experience.

What makes us a great place to work?

We were awarded Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers (2018) published by the Globe and Mail, as well as BC’s Top Employers (2018) published by the Vancouver Sun.

We offer employee-based recognition and reward programs including profit sharing, continuous improvement incentives, and companywide performance goals.

We promote a healthy lifestyle with our onsite gym, weekly local fresh fruit and company hiking trips. Throughout the year, we host diversity celebration lunches such as Dhawali, Chinese New Year and many more, organize foosball tournaments and have amazing summer BBQ’s. On an annual basis, we hold an employee golf tournament and both a children’s and adult holiday party.

When we have a great year, we take all our staff on a trip, on our dime! In previous years, as a company we have traveled to México and Las Vegas to celebrate our success

GLBC is fully committed to two things – our employees and our customers. We emphasize teamwork but value individual contributions to the team. If you are someone who values customers and a truly Great place to work – Please apply below if interested.

Great Little Box Company welcomes all applicants but is not in a transit friendly area, please take this into consideration when applying.

We look forward to reviewing your resume. Thank you for your interest in the Great Little Box Company.

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