Wolters Kluwer Production Associate in St Cloud, Minnesota
This person will be responsible for production of paper products using Digital Production equipment, primarily a Xerox Trivor 2400 inkjet roll-fed print engine with in-line Hunkeler Finishing equipment. Basic tasks include job set-up, visual inspection for quality of first production pieces, and completion of final production run. Digital Print Specialists must be comfortable with evaluating and completing first level maintenance of equipment and working with vendors to make sure equipment is performing to a high-quality standard. This position may also include final bindery functions such as folding, wrapping, cutting, or padding as directed in production orders.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible to produce Forms, Manuals, Brochures on Digital Production printing equipment.
Responsible for first level maintenance of equipment used in Digital Production.
Responsible for following production paperwork to produce quality timely products-Recording raw material usage and waste as needed.
Schedules and performs regular maintenance of printers and associated equipment; and maintains inventory of paper rolls and supplies.
Communicates with internal/external customers regarding any problems, questions, concerns regarding electronic file issues via hard copy and e-mail.
Digital Print Specialist must be able to work well with others to resolve layout and color issues as needed to maintain quality output.
Follow established safety procedures for all equipment.
May be requested to work extended hours or mandatory overtime on request
May be required to assist with bindery functions such as padding, folding, wrapping, drilling, coil binding, bookmaking etc.
May be asked to unload, transfer and stage paper rolls, ink and other materials using pallet jacks and/or forktruck.
Prior experience a plus but will train/certify.
May be needed to assist with cut sheet printers when workloads are high.
Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
College Degree with an emphasis in Graphic Arts a plus.
Experience with Digital Production \ copy center equipment
Must have excellent Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) skills.
Must have excellent verbal and written skills.
Must have ability to troubleshoot equipment as needed.
Must be able to work with minimal direct supervision.
The ability to communicate in technical terms (verbal and written form) with pressroom, customer service, customer, vendor, and the technical personnel.
Computer literacy in Windows-based environment preferred.
Good oral and written communication skills essential.
Good customer service skills for both internal and external customers.
The ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
The ability to stand 8 – 10 hours per shift.
Exposure to continuous machine noise; wearing hearing protection is recommended.Work well as part of the print production team
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions and customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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