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Wide Format Operator
Summary
Title:Wide Format Operator
ID:1087
Department:Production
Description
Hatteras, an innovative print and communications company located in Tinton Falls, NJ, has an immediate opening for a Wide Format Operator (2nd or 3rd shift)

Position Overview:
The Wide Format Operator is responsible for printing, handling, laminating, mounting/trimming large/grand graphic signage, and preparation of packages for shipping to various locations. Ideal candidates must have experience in wide format color print and finishing operations and a positive attitude. 

Key Responsibilities:
  • Reviewing department job tickets, managing workflow to ensure all orders are completed on time, and consistently meeting customers’ expectations while maximizing machine efficiency.
  • Producing rigid and roll signs and banners, custom finishing including lamination, mounting, and trimming.
  • Properly using and maintaining all department tools and equipment, managing machine logs.
  • Preparing large format signs, banners, and display graphics for shipping and delivery; creating custom packaging when necessary.
  • Perform work with a flatbed printer and cutting equipment.
  • Inspect and examine printed products for print clarity, color accuracy, conformance to specifications, and external defects.
  • Set and adjust speed, temperature, ink flow, and positions of equipment.
  • Examine job orders to determine details such as quantities to be printed, production times, stock specifications, colors, and color sequences.

Special Skills/Knowledge Required:
  • Hands-on, wide format Vutek printer experience
  • Knowledge of wide format substrates (materials)
  • Ability to examine and comprehend job orders and corresponding work instructions
  • Understanding of acceptable wide format print quality, color accuracy
    • Setting and adjusting printer speeds, resolution, print head heights, etc. to obtain maximum output of device
  • Ability to prepare, lay out, troubleshoot variety of format files and rip files to printers 
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. without assistance, and load/unload substrates onto printers

EEO Statement
Hatteras is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Hatteras does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.
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