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Pre-Press/Make Ready


  • Sinclair Systems International LLC
  • 07/30/21
  • Fresno, CA
  • 93725
  • Full-Time
Sinclair Systems International, LLC is the label supplier to the citrus, apple, stone fruit, avocado and greenhouse tomato packer/shippers of the world. We offer our customers a complete labeling solution that consists of custom food-safe produce labels, innovative machine application systems and specialized expert technical service. Our market leadership relies on motivated team members that are committed to customer satisfaction, are results oriented and strive for excellence.

We are currently looking to fill a Pre-Press/Make Ready position for our Fresno, CA office:

Key Performance Indicators
Health and Safety: Incident Rate
Quality: Plant Return Rate (PRR), Laminate Waste, and First Pass Yield
Productivity: Utilization, and Efficiency (OEE)
Work Order On-time Completion

Key Accountabilities
Participates in the production of high quality labels in a safe and efficient manner by performing Pre-Press and Make Ready activities including plate mounting, plate management, ink management, requisitioning and issuing materials, and performing departmental audits using attention to detail and established procedures

Key Duties and Responsibilities
Follows safety and operating procedures for all production and ancillary equipment and reports safety hazards to supervisor
Cleans and inspects plates for defects and files them accordingly; reports plate defects for replacements
Mount and demount plates according to production requirements; verifies plate quality prior to use
Mixes, color matches and issues inks using Pantone guides and equipment including measuring scale, ink proofer, spectrodensitometer; returns unused inks to inventory
Records traceability and inventory information into ink management system
Issues and cycle counts raw materials and consumables; requisitions replacements
Operates forklift as assigned
Prints and prioritizes work orders according to production schedule
Provides feedback on production schedule to Leads, Supervisor or Manager, when applicable to support production efficiencies
Assist press operators with set ups and clean ups and assists packer/rewinders as assigned
Performs housekeeping and keeps work area, machines, and equipment clean
Performs routine maintenance on production and ancillary equipment
Completes required documentation for time keeping, housekeeping, and period preventative maintenance
Enters maintenance requests as needed
Meets or exceeds label production targets (PKIs)
Attends and participates periodic production, safety and departmental meetings
Cross trains into other label production department roles
Works as a back-up in other production department roles as assigned
Other projects and/or duties as assigned by supervisor/manager
Travels to other Sinclair production sites as assigned

Benefits At Sinclair we offer development opportunities with a company that is unique in its field. Sinclair also offers Flexible Time Off, on-site gym and a great work environment!


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