Digital Press Operator

  • Troy, MI
  • Full Time

Why Phoenix Innovate?
In today's print production landscape, there's no room for "business as usual." 

At Phoenix Innovate, we're committed to leading our clients away from outdated marketing and communication methods and towards innovative, analysis-driven strategies that deliver game-changing results. We believe in customer-centric communication that starts with listening and responding effectively to the people who matter most: your target audience.

What We Offer

  • Our team is passionate about implementing cutting-edge marketing and communication strategies that redefine expectations in the marketplace.
  • We're dedicated to understanding your career objectives and goals, then supporting, challenging and empowering you to achieve them.
  • You'll learn how to deliver unprecedented value to the marketplace, enhancing both your personal and professional worth.
  • Your individual talents, skills, perspectives and insights are highly valued contributions that enrich our team and drive our success.
  • Join a team that serves a well-recognized client base comprising national and local institutions and organizations.
  • Experience the cool and collaborative culture that earned Phoenix Innovate recognition as a Crain’s Detroit Cool Place to Work for three consecutive years.
  • Enjoy annual safe harbor matching contributions for employees participating in our 401(k) program, as well as health insurance benefits including medical, dental and vision coverage. 

Position Overview
As a Digital Press Operator, you will play a crucial role in our production process, utilizing advanced digital presses and software to create materials according to client specifications. Your responsibilities will include operating Canon ix and Canon 9010 digital presses, as well as operating digital web presses, maintaining equipment, troubleshooting issues and ensuring timely delivery of high-quality outputs.


  • Efficient operation of Canon ix and Canon 9010 digital presses, ensuring optimal performance and output quality.
  • Operation of digital web presses (HP, Canon or Screen) to meet production demands.
  • Calibration and maintenance of equipment to achieve optimal G7 color and reproduction quality.
  • Application of color theory principles to ensure accurate color reproduction.
  • Troubleshooting mechanical issues and resolving print quality issues promptly.
  • Self-management to meet scheduled deadlines and work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Organization and maintenance of the work environment to uphold efficiency and safety standards.

Background and Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years of experience operating digital presses.
  • Experience with Canon presses and related software is advantageous.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and Acrobat.
  • Strong understanding of color theory and calibration techniques.
  • Excellent knowledge of paper stocks and varieties.
  • Ability to operate multiple presses simultaneously to optimize productivity.


  • Full-time.
  • Five days a week - 8-hour shift.
  • Overtime and weekend work may be required based on production demands.


  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

Work Location

  • In-person at our Troy, Michigan location.


  • $20 - $27, commensurate with experience.


  • Immediate enrollment in health, vision, dental and life insurance upon hire.
  • Paid holidays and vacation days.
  • Compensation based on experience.
  • 401(k) with matching.
  • Flexible spending account.
  • Health savings account.
  • Paid time off.

To apply, please submit your resume to and include Digital Press Operator - Troy in the subject line.