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Prepress Technician in Napa, CA at Multi-Color U.S.

Date Posted: 6/27/2018

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Job Description

Company Summary:

Multi-Color Corporation is one of the largest label companies in the world in the following market segments: Healthcare, Home & Personal Care, Food & Beverage, Specialty (Automotive & Consumer Durables), and Wine & Spirits.  

Position Summary:

Our Napa CA facility is currently seeking a skilled full time Prepress Technician to join our second shift team.

The Offset Prepress Department at MCC Napa focuses on the preparation and production of Pressure-Sensitive and Glue Applied Labels for the Wine and Spirits industry.

Primary Position Responsibilities:

  • Preparing and stepping graphic files for optimum production results using ESKO work flows
  • Proof and prepare 1-up production files
  • Manipulate files in illustrator and/or Photoshop to meet press needs as they arise
  •  Managing and organizing work area and computer
  • Helping to organize, inventory and stage multiple projects for daily production
  • Helping other team members plate jobs and create in house tooling
  •  Use in-house equipment to make offset, flexo and letterpress plates and deliver materials to production
  •  Use in-house equipment to make silk-screens and deliver materials to production
  •  Uses Adobe CC in conjunction with GMG and in-house software to perform CMYK color matching
  •  Record time and materials used using in-house systems


Technical Skills Required:

  • Skilled in Mac-based Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Working knowledge of Word, Outlook
  • Understanding of fonts, color theory, and industry technology and terminology
  • Working knowledge of ESKO software preferred, but not required
  • Understanding of label production tooling, i.e. foil, embossing, flexo plates, and cutting dies needed for label production


Additional Skills Required:

  • Perform effectively with attention to detail, in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment
  • Perform effectively in a team-based approach to process improvement and problem-solving
  • Perform well independently on projects from beginning to end
  • Flexibility and availability during peak seasonal periods is required


Join our winning team and all of this can be yours... 

  • Competitive salary
  • Great benefits - medical, dental, vision, company paid life insurance, additional supplemental insurances
  • Vacation & Sick time accruals 
  • 401(k) with company match (where YOU can invest in company stock)
  • Wellness programs 
  • Tuition reimbursement 
  • Nine company paid holidays 
  • Paid training and development 
  • Employee led community involvement teams 
  • Growth and promotion opportunities 
  • Stability & security for your future 


Job Requirements


Experience Required      3+ to 7 Years as a prepress technician or similar position

Education Required        AA/AS, Bachelor's Degree or Trade School Certification

Shift                             Monday-Friday  Second shift, 3:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.


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