Pre-Press Studio Operator

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  • Location: Southend-on-Sea
  • Salary: 15000.00-24000.00 Per Year
  • Type: Permanent - Full Time
  • Added: Oct 18, 2019
  • Expires: Nov, 16 2019

Southend based printer has been established since 1971, has an enviable reputation and a long pedigree in print. Over the last two years it has broadened both its communication portfolio, and its customer base, and now also offers multi-channel marketing campaigns to those in the business-to-business (B2B) and business to consumer (B2C) space.

Role and responsibilities:
We are currently looking to fill a vacancy in our busy studio. The Studio Operator role involves the following duties to be carried out in line with our ISO9001 Quality, ISO14001 Environmental and ISO27001 Information Security procedures:
• Check incoming customer files against job sheet and verbal instructions
• Prepare files for output to plate for litho print and files for digital print via Kodak Prinergy
• Preparation of variable data printing work generally for post
• Output of plates and routine maintenance of CTP
• Some design skills would be an advantage

There will be an opportunity to learn automated marketing software, MarketDirect, and to prepare campaigns for our customers and our own marketing requirements.

Training will be given and a trainee position would be considered but candidates must have knowledge and experience with the following software:
• Adobe Creative Cloud - Indesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
• Adobe Acrobat
• Office 365 - Word, Excel and Outlook

An understanding of print including litho and digital processes, plus print finishing such as collating and binding, would be advantageous.

Personal:
Willing to work within our busy studio environment and take instruction. You should be inquisitive and willing to both expand your knowledge and share it with the team.
It is vital that you are always customer focused to ensure the company’s reputation is maintained.

Your basic working week will be 37.5 hours but you may be requested to work additional hours necessary to complete the work required.

Salary will depend on experience.

25 days annual leave after first full year. Holiday in the first year will be 20 days pro-rata.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

To be considered for this role, please apply today.

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