Workflow Automation Engineer – Esko

Chicago, Illinois

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Our client in the Western Chicagoland area, is a trusted provider for the flexible packaging industry. They are currently seeking an experienced Flexo Prepress Operator with experience in building Esko system automations. In this role, you will join a dynamic team in a trending industry, where you'll have the opportunity to make an impact, learn and grow.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Take the lead on building prepress and workflow automations in the ESKO workflow system.
  • Experience with integration of Esko products with an ERP is highly desirable.
  • Oversee the preparation and processing of electronic files for printing, ensuring all specifications are met and files are print-ready.
  • Manage and maintain prepress equipment, scheduling regular maintenance and troubleshooting issues.
  • Lead a small prepress team, providing training and performance evaluations.
  • Coordinate with various departments to ensure seamless workflow, address any issues, and ensure timely delivery.


  • Minimum of 3 years of hands-on experience with prepress, flexible packaging and flexo process workflows, including automation experience.
  • Proficiency in Macintosh OS and Windows, with in-depth knowledge of Illustrator, Photoshop, and Esko Artwork Software.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and detail-oriented skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple priorities simultaneously.

Salary: $85,000.00 – $100,000.00 per year

What Our Client Offers:

  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including salary, bonus plan, 401K, and extensive health and life insurance options.
  • A dynamic work environment that values innovation and promotes from within.

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates should apply at or contact Carly Kester at [email protected] or 248.763.5796, mentioning job #BH737.

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