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Production Specialist

Company Overview

AlphaGraphics

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AlphaGraphics is San Francisco's leading business-to-business digital printing and marketing services provider is seeking a self-motivated, energetic, outgoing, and friendly Customer Sales Representative. We live by the motto: “We keep up with San Francisco’s 24x7 energy!” If you have the energy to keep up with the fast-paced environment of downtown San Francisco, please read on.

Locally owned and operated, but supported with the resources of a worldwide network, our company is obsessed with growth – financial and professional growth – and helping our customers grow their businesses; therefore, we seek like- minded, growth-minded talent. The role will start as an Inside Sales Representative, but we prefer candidates who wish to grow into a larger responsibility in account management. Our products include marketing solutions related to traditional print services (direct mail, brochures, posters, etc.,), signage, and brand strategy. You will start by shadowing the Production end to get a full understanding of the process. Ideal candidates are print production or graphic design specialists whose talents also lie in customer service and sales and wish to transition their career into a front-office role, away from hands-on production -or-Customer service professionals with experience in a print shop who wish to take their career to the next level by account managing some of San Francisco’s most important companies.

As part of our dedication to the diversity and inclusion of our workforce, we are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion. In accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment.

Job Categories

  • Hours: Full-time
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Job Duties

• Operate state-of-the-art EFI H1625 hybrid flatbed printer, Summa router/cutter, HP L260 large format inkjet printers, and Ricoh 9110 Digital Press.
• Pre-flight incoming jobs and set them up for printing using Fiery RIP system.
• Operate bindery equipment: cutters, folders, puncher, etc.,
• Coordinate with production manager and complete daytime projects due the next day.
• Close the facility in the evening, during which time you will work independently for several hours (after training).

Job Requirements

• Organization, planning, and project management skills.
• Attention to detail in performing Quality Assurance procedures at various stages in the workflow.
• Good communicator and ability to collaborate in a team environment.
• Ability to handle heavy loads in excess of 50 pounds.
• Manual dexterity and ability to physically stand and walk around facility for long periods of time.
• Comfort with basic computer and technology skills and able to learn new programs easily.
• Mechanical aptitude to effectively operate automated equipment.

Skills/Experience Preferred

• Experience with a business-to-business digital printing center (e.g. FedEx Kinko’s, FastSigns, Sign-o-Rama, Staples, Copy Central, Office Depot, CopyMat, Allegra,
MinuteMan, Sir Speedy).
• Familiarity with Acrobat Pro and RIP/Fiery software.
• Operational expertise of all aspects of digital printing: estimating, inventory management, pre-press, production, & binding. 
• Ability to step in for Manager as needed.
• Covid vaccination strongly preferred.

Compensation

$17 to $30 per hour, DOE

Benefits

• Subsidized health plan, two weeks paid vacation, paid sick leave, 401K employer matching. • Professional growth opportunity with an established but dynamic, entrepreneurial local business.

Hours

Full Time, 8-5 Monday- Friday

Resume Required

Yes

Cover letter Required

Yes

Other Application Requirements

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