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Print Production Coordinator

Oregon Corrections Enterprises in Salem, OR, USA


$46,188 to $68,076 Annually

Benefits Offered

401K, Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type


Why Work Here?

“OCE offers a competitive compensation package including employer paid retirement!”

READ ALL ABOUT IT! Offset printing, digital printing, letterpress, bindery equipment and mail processes, are these familiar words to you? If so, Oregon Corrections Enterprises (OCE) has a job opportunity for you. We are hiring a printing Production Coordinator to work at Oregon State Correctional Institution in Salem, Oregon.

Our Print Shop Production Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and processing a variety of print orders within a fast-paced environment. Additionally, the Production Coordinator must provide world-class customer service, strategies and technical solutions in accordance to our client's needs. The successful individual will be a team player who excels at working as an individual contributor in the quickly growing print market as well as possess a balance of production experience coupled with supervisory, modeling, coaching, and training skills to work effectively in a correctional environment.

Oregon Corrections Enterprises offers a dynamic and challenging work environment under the Oregon Accountability Model, supporting public safety to reduce recidivism. OCE provides meaningful work skills to adults in custody (AICs) in an effort to increase the potential for successful outcomes upon re-entry into the community. OCE supports Oregon jobs through purchases of local raw materials while reducing costs to taxpayers. Additional information about OCE may be found on the OCE website:

For consideration, applications must be submitted by the closing date and time. This recruitment will close on August 22, 2019, at 11:59 pm.


The Production Coordinator is responsible for interpreting and verifying the customer's project details and preparing that information in the form of a job order for use in production, determining the schedule, following the orders through production, through storage or distribution and then closing the order and providing accurate information for timely billing.

  • Oversight of the prepress, press, bindery, and mail departments
  • Perform and oversight of the daily production activities
  • Journey level coordination, direction, and supervision of order taking, ticket building, billing, shipping and distribution.
  • Coordination of workflow to the inmates within the OCE Print Shop and Mailroom
  • Observing and supervising inmates in their work area
  • Lays out jobs and performs inspections of work in progress and inspects completed jobs.
  • Provides technical advice and makes estimates of time and material required
  • Responsible for actively marketing and creating sales for the Shop.
  • Troubleshoot job or machines for errors



  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • 5-10 years of production experience in prepress technology and the software associated with the technology, digital press equipment operation (Ricoh digital presses are a plus). Offset press and/or post-press/bindery experience is desired
  • Keen vision or corrected eyesight; must pass internal color vision test



  • While not required, preference may be given to applicants who have a technical certification or degree in graphic design, printing, computers, Business Administration or a related field.

Physical Skills

  • Stand for long periods of time. Job entails physical activities of bending, reaching, twisting, flexing, lifting and carrying loads up to 50 lbs without assistive devices. Ability to walk combined distances up to 2-3 miles daily and climb stairs without assistive aids.
  • Engage in full manual dexterity in both hands and wrists.

Desired Knowledge & Skills

  • Preference may be given to applicants who can demonstrate experience, knowledge and/or skill in the following areas:
  • Strong experience with current color management standards and processes is desired
  • Strong knowledge of digital press operation and the ability to trouble shoot and work with vendor technicians to keep equipment operational in a busy work environment
  • Technical / Mechanical problem solving ability
  • Knowledge of preventative maintenance measures
  • Strong working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite programs, with enfaces on Photo Shop, Illustrator, InDesign and Acrobat
  • Experienced in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, etc.). MS Access and/or Crystal Reports is a plus
  • Database skills a plus
  • Management Information System (MIS) experience is desirable
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Must be able to work assigned overtime as needed


Only complete applications will be considered. Be sure to answer all supplemental questions and attach all required documents. Qualified applicants whose background most closely match the needs and requirements for this position will be invited to interview. A criminal history, civil court background, and motor vehicles check is conducted on all applicants meeting minimum qualifications.

Oregon Corrections Enterprises (OCE) complies with the Federal Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA). PREA prohibits OCE from hiring, or promoting anyone who has engaged in, been convicted of, or been civilly or administratively adjudicated for engaging in sexual abuse in Institution settings. These include a jail, prison, or other correctional facility (including juvenile corrections) AND any institution or facility where people are residing for the purpose of receiving care or treatment (e.g., adjudicated delinquent, neglected, placed in State custody, mentally ill or disabled, chronically ill, or physically disabled, etc.). These include skilled nursing care, intermediate or long-term care, or custodial or residential care (e.g., group home, rehabilitation, assisted living/nursing home, hospice, etc.).

This standard requires OCE to conduct background checks on all applicants considered for employment or promotion to consider any incidents of substantiated allegations of sexual abuse or sexual harassment in determining whether to hire or promote anyone who may have contact with inmates.

For more information regarding PREA please visit:

Only those applicants most closely meeting the desired and minimum qualifications and skills will be invited to interview.


Submit the ZipRecruiter online application and ALL of the following:

  1. Cover Letter describing why you would be successful fulfilling the duties and responsibilities of this position (Required)
  2. Resume detailing your work history, be sure to list start and end dates for positions held (Required)
  3. Copy of college transcripts and/or certifications held (if applicable)
  4. Copy of DD214 if claiming veteran’s preference. Please note this form must be attached if you wish to claim preference. (if applicable)

If you have questions about this recruitment please email:


Oregon Corrections Enterprises is committed to affirmative action, equal employment opportunity and workplace diversity.

About Oregon Corrections Enterprises:

Making a Difference

OCE provides meaningful work experiences for every offender. With training and guidance, the men and women in OCE work programs will return to their communities with a stronger work ethic and viable job skills, increasing their ability to succeed.

Keeping Current with Future Job Skills Demands

OCE is a progressive leader in developing career opportunities. By offering advanced training and state-of-the-art equipment, OCE is keeping current with industry standards and providing marketable job skills.

Leading the Way with Great Partnerships

By working with the Oregon Department of Corrections, state agencies, non-profit agencies, and the public, OCE builds partnerships that sustain work opportunities for offenders. OCE constantly explores new business opportunities and partnerships. Working together, we reduce recidivism while saving money for Oregon's taxpayers.

Quality and Value

High-quality standard and custom products and services are the foundation of what OCE does. A continuously expanding array of products and services keeps OCE current with market trends and job market opportunities.

OCE's Commitment

Working for Oregon Corrections Enterprises is an opportunity for us to help others and contribute towards making our communities safer. Each of us has an important role in fostering positive change by guiding and mentoring offenders. We make a difference!

Company address: 3405 Deer Park Drive, Salem, OR 97310

Posted date: 14 days ago

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