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Pre-Press Technician
Title:Pre-Press Technician
Location:Buffalo, NY

Graphic Controls, a Nissha company, is a growing Buffalo based Company specializing in printed products for the the gaming, medical, and recording supply markets. A global leader in these areas, Graphic Controls is expanding into new markets and is looking for qualified candidates to grow with the Company. An entry level position allows you start with a Company with many growth and promotion opportunities, while providing job stability with an average length of service of over 15 years.

Graphic Controls is seeking a Pre-Press Plate Maker for 2nd shift (3:30 PM-11:30 PM)

Job Summary:

Responsible for the day-to-day operations of prepress pertaining to file management, plate making, and plate mounting, as well as operating a Kodak Trendsetter digital platemaker. Operates and maintains plate imaging and processing equipment in accordance to Standard Operating Procedures and Work Instructions. Candidate will be trained in the creation of several types of industrial charts. Candidate must be comfortable multitasking and taking ownership of the department, processes and productivity. Responsible meeting scheduling deadlines and customer’s specifications.

Job Functions:

  • Responsible for mounting multiple types of plates on several types of media.
  • Use of Digital Workflow systems to generate file and plates.
  • Offset and Flexo platemaking
  • Changing out large/small cylinders.
  • Perform routine maintenance on plate making equipment.
  • Read/understand daily press schedules; proof docs, factory orders, job jackets, plate orders.


  • Two year degree or equivalent to 5 years Technical field experience, or a background in Graphic Arts preferred.
  • Platemaking experienced desirable (2 years preferred)
  • Knowledge of ISO procedures
  • Knowledge of all Press Specifications/Requirements, and knowledge of Letterpress, Wet Offset, and Flexo printing process
  • Experience using graphic related applications (Adobe Creative Suite, workflows)
  • Ability to interpret specifications, blueprints, and drawings
  • Strong computer skills in both Mac and PC
  • Ability to multitask and meet scheduling deadlines
  • Good mechanical, math, verbal, and written skills

Great benefits offered including medial, dental, 401K, education assistance, and more!

Graphic Controls, a Nissha Company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Graphic Controls considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. In addition, Graphic Controls will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

If you need assistance with completing the online application process, please call Graphic Controls at (716) 849-6360

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