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Imagine! Print Solutions, Inc.

Founded in 1988 by Bob Lothenbach, Imagine! Print Solutions is a respected, full-service graphic communications company. This Minneapolis-based operation is renowned for its client-centric-attitude, attention to detail and technological edge. Serving top national and international brands, Imagine! currently holds a US/Canada ranking of 32nd in Printing Impressions magazine’s 400. An amazing DNA and history to propel us forward.

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Classic Graphics

Classic Graphics is an Imagine-owned, North Carolina company with a trophy case full of awards and a long history of top-shelf service. For over 30 years, David Pitts and Bill Gardner have provided exemplary service, cutting-edge capabilities and ahead-of-the-curve graphics expertise to its national and international clients. Now these strengths will be readily available to Imagine! Express customers.

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Digital Production Supervisor

The Digital Production Supervisor oversees all aspects of the second shift Digital Printing department.

SHIFT:  Monday – Friday, 3:30pm – 12:00am

The Production Supervisor will provide leadership to second shift production employees and fills in as needed according to employee and production schedules.

DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Guides second shift production team employees and gives daily reports to Director of Operations. Makes recommendations in regards to work flow and completion.
  • Makes sure all jobs that are due each day, ship on time.
  • Coordinates the workflow of jobs between departments.
  • Fills in any working gaps of printing and/or finishing as needed according to employee and production schedules.
  • Maintains and checks on production quality.
  • Understands and follows work order direction. Questions to the point of clarity, as necessary.
  • Operates equipment in accordance with manufacturer and Imagine Express standards on various substrates, within quality expectations, in a safe manner.
  • Maintains a clean work area.
  • Follows all safety protocols.
  • Assists other print operators in material handling as necessary.
  • Performs other tasks as required.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • College or technical degree in related field and/or minimum of 5 years experience preferred
  • Direct supervisory skills and experience including performance management and conducting performance reviews.
  • Demonstrated skills in leadership, organization and communication.
  • Strong oral/written communications skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Mechanically inclined.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Demonstrate positive safety attitude.
Zund/MCT Operator

The Zund/MCT Operator will complete all specialized Zund/I-Cut finishing of job items.

SHIFTS:  6am – 6pm and 6pm – 6am

DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ability to read and understand work order.
  • Operate Zund-ICut equipment.
  • Maintain a high level of quality per specifications.
  • Report any problems and/or discrepancies of products to Finishing Manager.
  • Keep work area clean and orderly.
  • Work overtime when needed.
  • Performs other tasks as requested.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to stand for 8 or more hours
  • Ability to lift up to 75 lbs.
  • Ability to visually inspect all work for defects.
  • Manual dexterity for repetitive work.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • High School diploma or equivalent/Technical or equivalent experience
  • Ability to communicate/understand written as well as oral instructions
  • Ability to apply written instructions to machine set-up
  • Basic math skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
  • Basic measuring skills including Standard and Metric units
  • Basic computer skills
  • Reliability through attendance, punctuality and attention to work station.
  • Demonstrates positive safety attitude.
Machine Operator

The Machine Operator is responsible for all aspects of operating the large format dye-sub Fabric calendaring equipment to Imagine! Express’ production and quality standards, within budget and on time.

SHIFTS:  1st and 2nd

DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Operates all Equipment.
  • Understands and follows work order direction. Questions to the point of clarity, as necessary.
  • Produces product to spec, within budget, and in expected timeframe.
  • Operates equipment in accordance with manufacturers and Imagine! Express’ standards on various fabrics, within quality expectations, in a safe manner.
  • Accounts for material consumed on job by job basis
  • Perform routine equipment maintenance functions to insure optimal printing conditions.
  • Monitors output quality throughout whole course of a run.
  • Maintains a clean work area.
  • Follows all safety protocols.
  • Assists other print operators in material handling as necessary.
  • Interacts with customers and clients in a professional and polite manner as needed.
  • Works overtime when needed.
  • Performs other tasks as required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to bend, lift and squat while loading heavy rolls of materials on and off press
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Environment is moderately noisy
  • Ability to lift up to 75 lbs. constantly and up to 100 lbs. frequently

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Proficiency in computer applications, including Mac and Windows Operating Systems
  • Must possess high mechanical aptitude
  • Good written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to read and understand oral/written instructions and set up printers to carry out the jobs
  • Math skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • Thorough knowledge of fabric to be used in calendaring process
  • Problem-solving ability on printer operations
  • Reliability through attendance, punctuality and attention to work station
  • Demonstrate positive safety attitude
Digital Print Operator

The Digital Print Operator is responsible for all aspects of operating the large format dye-sub Fabric printing equipment to Imagine! Express’ production and quality standards, within budget and on time.

SHIFTS:  6am – 6pm and 6pm – 6am

DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Operates all large format dye-sub fabric printing equipment.
  • Understands and follows work order direction; questions to the point of clarity, as necessary.
  • Produces product to spec, within budget, and in expected timeframe.
  • Operates equipment in accordance with manufacturers and Imagine! Express’ standards on various fabrics, within quality expectations, in a safe manner.
  • Accounts for material consumed on job by job basis
  • Perform routine equipment maintenance functions to insure optimal printing conditions.
  • Monitors output quality throughout whole course of a run.
  • Maintains a clean work area.
  • Follows all safety protocols.
  • Assists other print operators in material handling as necessary.
  • Interacts with customers and clients in a professional and polite manner as needed.
  • Works overtime when needed.
  • Performs other tasks as required.

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to lift up to 75 lbs. constantly and up to 100 lbs. frequently
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Proficiency in computer applications, including Mac and Windows Operating Systems
  • Must possess high mechanical aptitude
  • Good written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to follow and document procedures
  • Ability to read and understand oral/written instructions and set up printers to carry out the jobs
  • Basic math skills required
  • Knowledge of fabric dye-sub print operations and functions preferred
  • Problem-solving ability on printer operations
  • Reliability through attendance, punctuality and attention to work station
  • Demonstrate positive safety attitude
Kitting Line Lead

The Line Lead is responsible for a kitting job from beginning to end.  This involves leading and instructing General Worker’s and Temporary employees in running and completing the job accurately and on time.  In addition, completing any necessary paperwork related to the jobs.

SHIFT:  Monday – Friday, 2:30 – 11:00pm

  • Direct employees to finish kit while also reporting to Supervisor for next kitting assignment. This includes delegating duties to other employees on the line to ensure that the next kit is ready to run.
  • Assign tasks to General Workers to help keep Line flowing, as well as help them advance.
  • Make necessary adjustments during kitting process to keep lines moving as efficiently as possible without jeopardizing quality.
  • Ensure accuracy and proficiency on their kitting line.
  • Report to Supervisor if issues occur regarding temps or other employees.
  • Respect and cooperate with individuals and assist others in reaching objectives.
  • Follow all safety rules/regulations, company procedures and policies.
  • Maintain cleanliness of equipment and work areas.
  • Continually strive to learn and improve all processes.
  • Instruct, coach and support personnel in performance of their job descriptions while running small kits.

Skills AND Knowledge:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 2+ years of lead experience in production line environments.
  • Basic mathematics skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of whole numbers and fractions.
  • Reliability though attendance, punctuality and attention to work station.
  • Strong problem solving, decision-making and organizational abilities.
  • Ability to provide work direction to and train employees.
  • Strong communication skills including the ability to work well with both line employees and management.
  • Ability to communicate/understand written as well as oral instructions.
  • Able to multi-task and prioritize.

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