Packaging Careers
Ref #: 161 | Colour Operator | 2017-12-13

About Us

TC Transcontinental has more than 7,000 employees in Canada and the United States, and revenues of C$2.0 billion in 2016. With our 3 business segments in Print, Media and Packaging we continue to optimize, transform and grow while making impressions that count!

About this opportunity

The Colour Operator is responsible for image enhancement and retouching for the packaging industry, ensuring work is completed in a timely manner, and adhering to the highest level of quality. This person is interested in opportunity for learning and growth, with the possibility of developing into a combined Colour/Prepress role.

What you will do

  • Retouch and prepare image files for the packaging industry;
  • Understand packaging print processes and colour correct to printer specifications;
  • Meet client brand standards at all times and make recommendations for improvements in processes and assigned tasks;
  • Utilize GMG colour management software to produce digital proofs;
  • Attend pre-production client meetings;

·         Work as part of a team, follow and adhere to Transcontinental’s code of ethics and participate in the Continuous Improvements efforts;

·         Interest in learning prepress for packaging;

·         Support and contribute to a healthy and safe work environment by following all workplace regulations, policies, and initiatives, including reporting all first aid injuries, accidents, and workplace hazards.

What you have to offer

  • Minimum of 2-years of hands on experience in colour retouching for the packaging industry;
  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator software;
  • Ability to maintain high quality work under pressure;
  • Fast learner, innovative thinker;
  • Experience in prepress for the packaging industry a definite asset;
  • Experience with Esko workflows a definite asset.

What we have to offer

  • Opportunity to be part of a dynamic and highly motivating work environment where you can develop your potential and launch an exciting career;
  • Development opportunities where your input makes a difference; 
  • Competitive compensation package, pension and flexible benefits that are customizable to you and your family needs;
  • Employee perks such as discounts from suppliers on various products and services such as insurance, wireless bundles, travel, and much more.


Interested applicants can send their resume to