Reprographics Operator / Administrator

  • Job Reference: JO-2103-15158
  • Date Posted: 24 March 2021
  • Recruiter: Blue Arrow
  • Location: Inverclyde
  • Salary: £25,000
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Blue Arrow Glasgow are currently working with our esteemed client in Inverclyde for an experienced Reprographics Operator / Administrator.

This role is due to expansion with the team and there is an opportunity for an immediate start for the successful applicant.

Hours of Work: Monday - Thursday - 7:45 to 16:30 and Friday - 7:45 - 15:15.

Job description:

  • Creating print ready artwork files using Adobe illustrator
  • To ensure all files are complete and ready for printing according to the requirements of the print process
  • Liaise with third party supplier on artwork and ordering printing plates
  • Manipulation of repro files so that they are adjusted to suit the relevant printing press
  • Checking, amending and pre-flighting artwork to ensure that it is plate ready
  • Offer technical advice to ensure all artwork is achievable within printing press constraints
  • Working to tight deadlines to ensure customer satisfaction
  • QC of artwork files
  • Ordering printing plates for the relevant printing press
  • Assigning artwork to the relevant specification within our production system
  • Role is both repro and repro administration

Knowledge and experience:

  • Experience of creating technical repro files
  • Previous experience working within packaging (particularly corrugated packaging)
  • Adobe Creative Suite skills specifically Illustrator
  • Knowledge of artwork, pre-press and repro procedures
  • Knowledge of retouching would be an advantage
  • Experience of the flexographic print industry and processes particularly within packaging
  • Proven experience of artwork creation and manipulation to a high standard
  • High standard of administration skills
  • Structural design experience is an advantage