This is PPC 2022.2.0.4904
Basic PDF input and simply adding a watermark and some security to the output PDF file.
Through the process of elimination, it appears that by simply checking “Optimize for fast web view”, I get the issue and resolve it by unchecking it. The problem is the PDF files are utilized by viewing them on a web page in the manufacturing floor where intranet speeds are not universally optimal.
 W3001 : Error while executing plugin: HTTP/1.1 500 An unspecified error occurred which was caused by LoggedApplicationException: There was an error running the output creation process caused by ApplicationException: Unable to linearize PDF! (SRV000042) (SRV000001)  Create Output: W1603 : Plugin failed - 14:43:32 (elapsed time: 00:00:01.543)