Repro Operator

Recruiter
George Thompson
Location
Midlands
Salary
£Competitive Package
Posted
24 Apr 2017
Closes
24 May 2017
Ref
J2452
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An excitingly dynamic organisation, with an extensive blue chip account base, has an opportunity for a Repro Operator, with solid experience of working within a printing prepress environment, ensuring that all images and files are complete and ready for printing according to the printers’ specifications. You will have a strong knowledge of artwork, pre-press and repro procedures along with a keen eye for colour and colour matching skills. 

• Strong knowledge of artwork, pre-press and repro procedures 
• A keen eye for colour and colour matching skills 

As Repro Operator, your daily activities will include the following: 
• Ensure that all work is completed to client guidelines and to the standards outlined in the process and procedures 
• Ensure artwork interpretation is achievable within print production constraints 
• Amending, checking & pre-flighting artwork 
• Ensure client guidelines are followed 
• Ensure artwork meets printer specifications and print process 
• Flagging up any potential artwork errors and fixing if necessary 
• Providing colour proofs for client sign off 
• Using Adobe CS packages to perform all art working and prepress requirements 
• Ensuring accuracy and consistency of artwork 
• Ability to mentor new & junior staff, provide training to less experienced team members 

The successful applicant will have the following qualities: 

• Extensive experience using Adobe CS packages 
• Excellent, proven interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills for daily interaction with account management / traffic team 
• Knowledge of artwork, pre-press and repro procedures 
• Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced office setting 
• Demonstrated ability to share skills and knowledge with others 
• Ability to work both as part of a team and unsupervised 
• Proven experience of artwork creation and manipulation to a high standard 
• Ability to understand and execute instructions 
• Must be detail-oriented 
• To adhere to all internal processes in place for digital workflows 
• To adhere to all reporting processes set up within the department 
• Effective problem-solving 
• Ability to manage own workload and meet customer deliveries 
• Ability to work to tight deadlines under pressure