Job Title:
Colour Specialist
Transcontinental Premedia
Date Posted:
November 22, 2019
Colour Specialist

Do you strive to be amongst the best? Do you enjoy working as a team and sharing your expertise? Are you someone who your customers can depend on? If so, we’re looking for you!

About Us

TC Transcontinental has more than 9,000 employees, the majority of which are based in Canada, the United States and Latin America. Following the transformational acquisition of Coveris Americas, TC Transcontinental’s consolidated pro forma revenues are estimated at C$3.3 billion for fiscal 2017. With our 3 business segments in Packaging, Print and Media, we continue to optimize, transform and grow while making impressions that count!

This position will be part of our Premedia team. Our Premedia team is the largest division of its kind in Canada. With over 500 talented employees in our group, we are proud to provide our national retail and CPG customers with key services ranging from creative, photo/video, language services, production, packaging and technology solutions. You will join this very passionate and dynamic team, in an exciting environment that is second to none!

About this opportunity

The Colour Specialist is a well-rounded individual who has a high degree of technical literacy, an in-depth understanding of colour management as it applies to the packaging industry, and strong communication skills. This role is expected to be a Subject Matter Expert in colour management, supporting packaging production operations, participating in the press characterization and proofing process, and troubleshooting both internal and customer issues as required. This role has both customer-facing and sales support components. The role may occasionally be expected to provide on-call support as required in response to TC and client-side colour management issues.

What you will do

Respond to Coordinator’s requests for consultation regarding colour requests for specific customers and jobs, ensuring that brand colours will be accurately represented throughout the packaging premedia production process.

Ensure that colour proofing workflows align with customer expectations for all colours.

Analyze customer-supplied files as requested by the sales/coordination team.

Participate in pre-production meetings for certain projects that contain complex colour requirements.

Participate in the customer onboarding and press characterization processes.

Troubleshooting to resolves customer concerns as it pertains to reproduction or screening issues.

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

Undergraduate degree in a related field (Graphic arts, Business Administration, Print Production)

At least 2-3 years experience in a colour management role within the printing industry

Familiarity with digital production workflows

Knowledge of colour theory for the printing industry required.

Knowledge of the packaging artwork production and/or packaging prepress processes

Logical and methodical approach to execution

Strong communicator, both written and verbal (expected to directly communicate with clients)

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.

Please submit your application online by clicking the below link. If you have any questions, contact Andrea Draper, HR Advisor at
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