Quality Control (Advanced Level)

Burlingame, CA
Full Time


Lahlouh’s business model is built on solving end to end supply chain problems not simply processing transactional print orders. Lahlouh is a partner that focuses on developing collaborative, comprehensive solutions that endeavor to meet all the communication needs of our clients’ dynamic and evolving marketplaces.


Lahlouh's mission is to provide the highest quality, most cost-effective business communications solutions available.


Core capabilities include:


• Sheet-fed offset print                                               • Fulfillment / Distribution logistics

• Dynamic digital print                                                • Packaging Design

• Mailing                                                                  • Marketing promotions

• Full-service bindery and assembly                              • Promotions

• Online Solutions


Position:                    QC (Advanced Level)

Reports to:               Bindery Manager

FLSA Status:             Non-Exempt

Department:            Manufacturing

Location/Shift:        Burlingame, CA / Day Shift


Essential Job Functions:


  • Perform random sample inspections in all production processes to assure quality standards are met and procedures are being followed.
  • Emphasis on product color print quality, finishing and bindery process accuracy.
  • Select “Customer Samples” as required by the Sales team that represents “customer requirements and expectations”.




  • Printing Industry knowledge in either print production, color management, proofing, or design.
  • Minimum of 4 Years in a similar QC position. 
  • Knowledge Microsoft Office 365 suite, Acrobat Pro, ERP system.


Job Duties and General Expectations:

  • Excellent eye for detail
  • Highly motivated with a positive attitude and ability to work independently in a fast paced, deadline driven environment.
  • Ability to multi-task in a high paced environment
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions. Advanced communication skills are required
  • Excellent understanding of quality requirements, tolerances, and quality inspection processes.
  • Effective problem-solving skills. Must possess a strong attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy/consistency.
  • Have a knowledge of experience with an ERP system (EFI PACE a plus)
  • Familiar with common inspection tools, - densitometer, spectrophotometer, paper caliper, etc.
  • Follow Lahlouh ISO Quality Procedures and Work Instructions, and complete forms and checklists as necessary
  • Follow Lahlouh policies outlined in the company handbook
  • Work extended hours, as business needs dictate
  • Perform other duties as required
  • Attend company and departments production meetings


Position Specific Skills & Competencies:

  • Print industry knowledge and familiarity.
  • Ability to read, interpret and understand written detailed Job Ticket instructions.   Ability to identify inconsistencies, errors, and lack of required information. 
  • Understanding of printed product Color, Substrate, Bindery and Finishing characteristics.
  • Understanding of “industry acceptable standards” for the above. 
  • Review, follow, and question information provided – require clarity and consistency and ensure the conformity of product.
  • Requires the use for label software (e.g., bartender or similar) to create custom design labels to include bar code types e.g., Code 128, 39 Universal etc. – along with use of thermal and digital printers.
  • Attend production meetings and be prepared to answer questions regarding jobs as well as communicate material needs to meet schedules.
  • Responsible for selecting, sorting samples for consistency.
  • Understanding the matching of product regarding color and quality.
  • Understanding of complicated kitting jobs.  Matrix kitting.
  • Understanding of Mailing jobs processes (such as Letter Shop Instructions, Match Mailing.)
  • Managerial, supervisory, or coaching experience is preferred and desired.
  • Ability to sit, stand, walk up to approximately 50% of the time and able to lift a minimum of 40 pounds. Lifting is moderate


  • High school graduate/GED
  • BS/AA or College coursework preferred.


Salary Range

  • $25-32/hour








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