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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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We are constantly scanning the horizon for the next great thing, the next big idea and the next amazing addition to our team. Is it you? Check our current opportunities and apply. Or, simply show us why you are an opportunity we can’t afford to pass up.
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Digital Print Operator

The Digital Print Operator is responsible for all aspects of operating large format UV printing equipment to Imagine Express’ production and quality standards, within budget and on time. Daily activity will include material handling and finishing as assigned.

SHIFT:  6pm – 6am, rotating

DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Operates large format UV press
  • 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 manufacturer and Imagine Express’ standards on various substrates, 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.
  • Works overtime when needed.
  • Performs other tasks as required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to bend, lift and squat while loading heavy substrates 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 follow and document procedures
  • 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 print operations and functions
  • Problem-solving ability on printer operations.
  • Reliability through attendance, punctuality and attention to work station.
  • Demonstrate positive safety attitude.
Shipping/Receiving Assistant

The Shipping/Receiving Assistant will assist in all shipping and receiving operations.

SHIFT:  Monday – Friday, 7:00am – 3:30pm

DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepares all skids and cartons for scheduled shipment including labeling, skid or carton preparation, shipment record keeping, and transfer to carrier.
  • Prepares all skids and cartons for subout deliveries.
  • Attends company meetings as requested where discussions relate to distribution and shipping.
  • Maintains files, guides, directories, and equipment to perform assigned responsibilities.
  • Assures that all work areas are kept clean, neat and orderly.
  • Assists in loading and unloading trucks when necessary.
  • Unload incoming trucks and verify accuracy of receiving documents
  • Responsible for noting any damage on incoming shipments and notifying the proper departments
  • Ensures that receiving counts match packing lists and purchase orders
  • Assists in resolving any discrepancies
  • Collects all documentation for inbound freight and routes to the proper record keeping unit
  • Works overtime as needed.
  • Follow all safety rules/regulations, company procedures and policies
  • Performs other duties as requested.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  •  Frequent reaching, bending and stooping.
  • Ability to lift up to 75 lbs.
  • Frequent standing.
  • Manual dexterity.

 SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to communicate/understand written as well as oral instructions.
  • Extensive knowledge of shipping procedures and requirements.
  • Ability to anticipate problems and head them off.
  • Knowledge of general maintenance procedures.
  • Ability to develop new techniques for handling work.
  • Basic math skills and knowledge of computer operations.
  • 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.
Preflight Operator - Temporary

This is a part-time, temporary position, Monday – Friday, 20-30 hours per week.

DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Examine client electronic files to predetermine potential problems before the files reach the prepress department. When problems are found, instruct the Imagine! CSR to contact client and inform them of the problem.
  • Check in-clients files for size, bleeds, blends and color breaks; verify if fonts are present and whether they are styled; and notify CSR of any low resolution graphics.
  • Run all client documents on lasers and deliver to the CSR.
  • Respond to questions from Imagine! EPP staff and clients.
  • Performs other duties as requested.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Sitting for prolonged periods.
  • Ability to visually inspect all work for defects.
  • Frequent standing.
  • Manual dexterity to perform repetitive tasks.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Previous experience in an electronic prepress environment is preferred but not required.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Acrobat, Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop required
  • Ability to work on complex jobs in a fast paced, quality focused environment.
  • Ability to use problem-solving skills in producing jobs effectively.
  • Must have strong attention to detail

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