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Wide Format Operator
Title:Wide Format Operator
Hatteras, located in Tinton Falls, NJ, is a technology-driven Print Solutions Provider for Fortune 500 companies throughout the world. Our ability to provide graphic communication solutions across a broad range of media outlets allows us to be a one stop for graphic communication.The superior quality and service that we provide is due to our employees and their total commitment to satisfying the needs of our customers. This, coupled with our state-of-the-art facilities, makes Hatteras an industry leader.

A career opportunity at Hatteras is an opportunity to become part of our ambition, diversity, and culture and to have a chance to learn from, work with, and grow professionally among people who are leaders in their fields. We are always looking for creative, bright, hard-working individuals to join the Hatteras team!

Hatteras 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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