Data Recognition Corporation

Pre-Press Proofreader/Quality Inspector

Maple Grove, MN
Sep 05, 2019
Sep 28, 2019
Data Recognition Corporation
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Req #86

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 DRC is one of the largest educational assessment and curriculum/instruction companies in the industry.  

Job Title:  Prepress Proofreader/Quality Inspector


This position accurately and efficiently proofreads prepress files prior to final print production. 
Compares original to prepress proof to ensure 100% accuracy.  Check documents to ensure compliance with print-ready production files.  This position requires an individual to have knowledge of standard print production concepts, practices, and procedures. Quality inspections are performed on both work-in-progress and finished print products for conformance to specifications
and established quality standards.

 Essential Position Responsibilities:

Prepress Proofreader

  • Follow instructions on job ticket to understand job requirements
  • Proofread, review, and correct compositional errors
  • Verify accuracy of lithocodes, skunk marks, and barcodes
  • Follow “Proofreader Quality Checklist” for all jobs to ensure requirements compliance
  • Prioritize tasks to ensure on-time delivery of materials
  • Understand the scope of document design related to external and internal clients
  • Must be able to clearly communicate with team members and project management staff either verbally or in written form

    Quality Inspector

  • Knowledge of quality standards for scannable and non-scannable documents in all areas of
         production, including press, bindery, digital print, and inserting completes quality
         project-specific checklists and follows procedures
  • Understands the bar code system and analysis of bar code print quality
  • Understands non-compliance procedures, notification process, and Quality Issue
  • Understands the correlation of quality inspection and ISO certification requirements

  •  Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience in prepress/print environment with focus on proof-reading
  • Knowledge of Microsoft suite software
  • Demonstrated experience with Windows operating systems
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently


    Essential Job Requirements:

  • Report to work promptly when scheduled
  • Be able to work under supervision and accept feedback 
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Relate effectively and work respectfully with diverse work groups
  • Ability to consistently perform well during times of increased work load
  • Meet deadlines
  • Manage multiple job functions simultaneously
  • Other duties as needed

    Reporting to this position:  No direct reports


    Physical Requirements: This job requires frequent walking, pushing,
    lifting and grasping, the ability to hear clearly at conversation levels, the
    ability to lift objects of pounds or more routinely and have clear close,
    peripheral and distance vision. The essential duties must be performed
    satisfactorily in order for an individual to successfully fulfill the
    requirements of this position. This position will be occasionally exposed to
    intense noise.

    Data Recognition Corporation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer,


    Data Recognition Corporation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V and prospective employees will receive consideration without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, age, protected veteran status, or membership in any other legally protected class.    Other details
  • Job Family Operations
  • Pay Type Hourly
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