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Wide Format Operator

Job Details

Miami - Hialeah, FL


Job Summary:

We are seeking a skilled and detail-oriented Wide Format Operator to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for operating and maintaining wide format printing equipment to produce high-quality prints and graphics. The Wide Format Operator will collaborate with our design and production teams to ensure timely and accurate completion of projects.


  • Know and comply with all safety features and safety rules
  • Show and demonstrate a quality-conscious attitude
  • Demonstrated good housekeeping skills
  • Prepares files for printing
  • Operates and maintains large format printer to the fullest extent of output capabilities
  • Able to consistently output a product that meets or exceeds the required specifications.
  • Proactively work with maintenance, supervision and other wide format employees to ensure optimum machine maintenance and efficiency
  • Able to apply graphics printed to various substrates
  • Evaluate output and make adjustments to obtain a desired level of image quality
  • Troubleshoots problems that occur during job submission or the printing process
  • Able to understand and execute custom finishing requirements
  • Able to effectively operate a CNC  cutter / router, Fotoba roller cutter, keen cut and Weldmaster powertools
  • Possess the skill to execute custom hand finishing techniques
  • Able to complete hardware installation and customer banner finishes
  • Ensures complete understanding of the job ticket specifications prior to starting a job
  • Able to perform job tasks to the required job ticket specifications
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Posses basic math skills
  • Able to read a ruler
  • Monitors and manages material usage to allocated quantities
  • Computer literate
  • Responsible for the accurate data collection of time, material usage and location movements in MIS system



  • Knowledge of printing substrates and characteristics
  • Strong multi-tasker capable of handling tight deadlines and high volume
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated, highly detail-oriented, professional and organized
  • High mechanical aptitude
  • Knowledge of materials and equipment utilized for printing, binding and finishing.


Technical Skills

  • Basic math skills (adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing whole numbers and fractions and converting fractions to decimals and converting decimals to fractions)
  • Able to use basic hand tools and light power equipment
  • Advanced press troubleshooting ability
  • Basic MS Office skills


Culture and Motivational Fit

The mission for all Southeastern associates is to protect and enhance our clients’ brand. Every decision we make, every action we take with the products and services we offer needs to reflect the sole purpose of serving that mission. Our associates are expected to work collaboratively, communicate honestly and respectably, embrace change, and focus on processes that contribute to a positive client experience. We value associates that embrace new learnings and are adaptable to an ever-changing work environment.


Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time.
  • Must have visual acuity necessary to read material composed on video display terminals.
  • Must have the ability to move from place to place within the building.
  • Must be able to complete repetitive motion of hands and arms to input/retrieve information from computer.
  • Must be able to bend/reach to get materials from floor, high and low shelves.
  • Must be able to lift/carry up to 40 lbs.

Complexity: (Refers to complexity of analyzing data or complex issues regarding direction, problems solution and decision making)

Due the nature of print and print customer needs, problem solving and decision making during the production process is necessary on a regular basis

Independent Thinking: (Refers to innovations or creative approaches used and indicate the frequency with which they are performed.  Indicate the degree to which this position is governed by procedures and standards).

People in this position must be able to find balanced solutions that adhere to policies/procedures and yet satisfy customer needs on a regular basis.  They must be able to bridge the gap between company and customer needs.

Education: Highschool Diploma or equivalent

Experience: 2 years’ experience with large format digital print operations