Experienced Digital Printer

Recruiter
Artko Limited
Location
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Greater Manchester
Salary
Competitive salary with benefits
Posted
24 Sep 2019
Closes
24 Oct 2019
Ref
Printer 2019
Contact
Jane Parkin
Discipline
Printing
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

We are an industry leader within the publishing/printing industry supplying to a blue-chip customer base throughout the UK.

We are looking for an experienced digital printer to take a key role responsible for all print production.  The role would involve running multiple high-quality large format digital printers. A very hands-on role involving print set up and high-volume printing, predominantly roll to roll on paper/canvas but with occasional other flat-bed media.  Responsibilities also to include quality control, managing and ordering consumables, machine maintenance along with production planning. Experience scanning original Artwork and colour correction work advantageous.  

Responsibilities

  • Manage daily print production maintaining maximum efficiency and meeting priorities/deadlines.
  • Product origination, scanning of imagery, colour matching and image manipulation.
  • Maintaining quality control systems, minimising wastage and maximising printing.
  • Managing external maintenance contracts and carrying out internal maintenance programmes.
  • Managing the re-ordering of materials/consumables involving forecasting.
  • Print set up and sign off for new product ranges.

Experience

  • At least 3 years digital print experience preferably in large format.
  • Experience of running a print department or some form of printing supervision within a busy printing operation.
  • Must have some pre-press knowledge and colour calibration experience.
  • Adobe Photoshop (+ other Adobe software beneficial but not critical).
  • Strong people, communication and organisational skills.

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