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Data/Layout Operator 

MPM Communications, LLC, a Marketing, Printing, and Direct Mail company in Waldorf, MD, has an immediate opening for a Data/Layout Operator for the Print & Mail Industry.  This is a full time hourly position, with overtime as required.  Rates will be between $16/hour and $25/hour commensurate with experience.

This position will be responsible for:

·       Taking client PDF's and laying out the variable data fields using PrintNetT, setting printer parameters, making adjustment for print and ensuring quality assurance

·       Using custom programming and third party software to streamline overall workflow

·       Creating production-ready variable templates for direct mail products

·       Manipulating PDF files using InDesign, Adobe Acrobat, Pitstop, Photoshop, and Illustrator

·       Using USPS approved postal presort software

Candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Knowledge of or willingness to be trained on PrintNetT/Inspire
  • Have excellent organizational skills and be committed to meeting production deadlines
  • Be able to communicate and collaborate with account representatives to ensure the accuracy of each project
  • Must have a positive attitude and be a team player
  • Possess strong attention to detail and be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Be fluent in English and have excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Submit to and pass a drug screening
  • Be able to pass a 6C security clearance
  • Have a high school diploma

Strong candidates will also:

  • Have knowledge of or proficiency with PrintNetT/Inspire or equivalent, BCC Postal Software, Planet Press, C Programming, and/or SQL
  • Be able to process customer data files for postal presort qualification using software such as BCC Mail Manager or similar products
  • Have experience working as a prepress operator within the printing industry with knowledge of preflighting
  • Have five years experience in the print and mail industry
  • Be proficient in Excel and/or Access
  • Have knowledge of high speed continuous and cut sheet production printers
  • Have a college degree

Email resumes to for consideration. Please put the job title and your name in the subject line.

MPM is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer as a matter of law, ethics and good business practice and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee or make disparaging comments or criticisms on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, military service, or genetic information.  These principles apply to all aspects of the employment relationship, including application and initial employment; promotion and transfer; selection for training opportunities; compensation; and the application of service, retirement, seniority and employee benefit plans and policies.




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