Pre-Press Coordinator

Supply Chain · Fairfield, New Jersey
Department Supply Chain
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Phillip Jeffries is GROWING and we are looking to hire a Pre-Press Coordinator!

Our team is searching for a highly motivated, dynamic and hands-on Pre-Press Coordinator join a world class Supply Chain team. This role will report directly to the Assistant Manufacturing Manager.

What you will be doing:

  • Perform pre-press tasks.
  • Ensure print-readiness of art files, send files to digital printing press, color management and ensure accuracy of color targets.
  • Receive, process, comprehend, and follow orders for color print services and prioritize work assignments based on customer needs, work load and machine capabilities.
  • Processes orders in a timely manner and reports any delays to management
  • Study production schedule. Estimate hour requirements for completion of job assignments. Inform the Production Manager of any requests that can’t be met. Establish or adjust work procedures to meet production schedules
  • Make the appropriate and productive job setting choices at the workstation and color server.
  • Perform quality control checks and make adjustments to obtain a desired level of image quality
  • Troubleshoot problems that occur during job submission or the printing process
  • Address problematic orders and customer complaints
  • Minor maintenance functions include cleaning, replenishing consumables, replacing filters and waste containers.
  • Use diagnostics to troubleshoot and correct image quality artifacts.
  • Gather, organize, and wrap completed work for delivery to customer
  • Report mechanical failure for technician repair
  • Catch errors at the earliest possible stage
  • Highly detail oriented for quality control purposes
  • Ability to conduct tests and inspections to evaluate quality and performance.
  • Understanding of equipment capabilities
  • Excellent visual discrimination and grasp of color theory. An eye for color and prints quality.
  • Follow the equipment maintenance schedule.

Must have:

  • At least 3 years’ experience with large format industry experience operating digital printing and finishing equipment and Vutek experience preferred
  • Knowledge of standard graphics software programs including Adobe Illustrator and Acrobat. Experience with EFI XF RIP software preferred
  • BA or BS from a recognized firm in the graphics field.
  • Graphic design capabilities 1-2 years of direct color services, design projects, and printing
  • Thorough knowledge of materials and equipment in color printing, duplicating, binding and finishing
  • Create files with RIP Software
  • Upbeat, positive energy
  • Able to multitask and prioritize
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Great attention to detail and a high sense of urgency
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proactive approach to problem solving
  • Dependable
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Timely, consistent follow-up skills
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times
  • Personifies “learning mode”
  • Exceptional Negotiation skills
  • Analyze data and create reports
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to load/unload print media (54 inches rolls, ~ 50 lbs) on each roll-to-roll printer.

Why Phillip Jeffries?

As a purpose-driven organization, we truly believe that where you work matters. We are committed to creating an organization with a higher purpose, a place where our talented team can truly flourish. Phillip Jeffries believes in creating an environment with opportunities to grow personally and financially, offering volunteer opportunities that support our community and environment as well as extending a rich benefits package to care for our most valuable assets, our team.


  • Stocked break room with complimentary healthy snacks and beverages
  • Easily accessible, just minutes from Routes 46, 80, 23 and GSP
  • Unique culture that includes an annual Spirit Week with a focus on our core values, team building and having fun!
  • Frequent team building activities
  • Annual holiday party and picnic
  • Beautifully designed office space that includes open concept and collaborative work spaces, large kitchen, library, inclusion of live plants, convenient nursing room, privacy rooms, and access to natural light via most all work stations
  • Paid time off for community service with the ability to take (3) paid days off per year to volunteer during a work day and (3) days per year on a weekend earning you an additional (3) days of comp time
  • Gym rewards of up to $240 per year for every month that at least 12 visits are made to one of +4000 facilities


  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus program
  • Paid days off
  • Paid holidays
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits
  • Complimentary Flu Vaccines
  • Retirement Plan in which company automatically contributes approximately 10% of your annual compensation
  • Tax advantages through Flexible Spending Accounts that allow you to pay for specific healthcare and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars
  • Financial protection through Accident, Short Term Disability, Hospital and Cancer Insurance
  • Identity theft protection

Phillip Jeffries, the world’s leader in natural, textured and specialty wallcoverings, has been providing award winning designs to the architectural and interior design community for over 40 years.  With a diverse collection of product, Phillip Jeffries has provided luxury goods that grace the walls of properties such as the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas and the Barney’s New York stores as well as luxurious homes throughout the world.

To learn more about Phillip Jeffries, please visit us at

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  • Location
    Fairfield, New Jersey
  • Department
    Supply Chain
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience