Metroland Media

  • Tempo Plant

    Job Location(s) CA-ON-Toronto
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/9/2018 10:40 AM)
    Job Title
    Pre-Press Technician
    Job Category
    Press Room
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Number of Positions



    Metroland Media is a dynamic Media Company delivering vital business and community information to millions of readers across Ontario each week. With a healthy product offering in-print, online, trade shows and distribution networks, no target is unreachable. We are Ontario's largest and most successful community news and information source, provides local news and multi-media marketing solutions in Canada's heartland.


    Metroland's diverse array of on-line products are visited by over 4 million unique visitors each month and print products are in the hands of more than 4.5 million customers a week. We continuously bringing new and acquired online products to market in order to provide our customers with a one-stop, comprehensive marketing solution. To connect with us, visit




    The individual is responsible for providing the highest quality plate-making while meeting all required deadlines to ensure a smooth work-flow edit through pre-press to the pressroom. Shift work is required. No weekends.



    • Preview, troubleshoot and edit PDF files
    • Quality control of all work to ensure the highest quality of work in a timely manner
    • Cleaning and maintaining plate processor machines according to usage
    • Maintain a prepress workstation PC
    • Disassemble, clean and change chemistry in the plate-maker processors to maintain high quality standards
    • Complete and enforce all duties in accordance with our Health and Safety policies and the Occupational Health and Safety Act


    • Post-Secondary Education
    • PC platform windows
    • Previous experience with digital printing and/or variable data is definitely an asset
    • Proficiency in PC operating systems and various software including Adobe Acrobat, Indesign and Adobe Photoshop
    • Ability to learn on the fly and adapt to various roles and responsibilities
    • PDF editing tools
    • Prepress workflow Afga Arkitex
    • Knowledge of  colour theory and impositions
    • Capacity to work well under pressure in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills



    Metroland is committed to accessibility in employment and to ensuring equal access to employment opportunities for candidates, including persons with disabilities. In compliance with AODA, Metroland will endeavour to provide accommodation to persons with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request. If you are selected for an interview and you require accommodation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please notify the hiring manager upon scheduling your interview.


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