Large Format Print Operator



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We are looking for an experienced Digital Large Format Print operator to join our busy Hobs Repro VC team in Glasgow

The Role:

You will be responsible for preparing, printing and assembly of signage and wide format graphics within a busy print environment. Duties include creating and setting files to print, producing and finishing printed materials. Your input will ensure the print production service runs smoothly and efficiently while maintaining and developing customer relationships through excellent communication.

Key Responsibilities:

Layout and preparation of files ready to print using Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Print Factory RIP software.

Operation of wide format print equipment – Roll to roll and flatbed UV printers, digital cutter and associated finishing equipment.

Finishing and assembly of printed materials - Vinyl cutting and weeding, lamination, trimming and assembly of signage and exhibition stands.

Packaging and preparing goods for dispatch.

Performing daily operator maintenance on print and finishing equipment.

Maintain a high level of safety, cleanliness and organisation within the workplace.

Comply with Company H&S, Environmental & Quality procedures.

Ad-hoc duties as directed by the Business Manager.

Successful Applicant Requirements:

A good working knowledge of DTP and RIP software, experience of checking and preparing customer files for print is an essential part of this role. Experienced users of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop to amend, create and file fix where necessary.  Ability to create cut files would also be advantageous.

A background in digital printing preferably within Wide format Graphics and Signage. Experience with HP, Canon and Zund equipment would be an advantage.

A flexible attitude and ability to work across multiple projects while maintaining the highest quality output is a must for this role.

Excellent communication skills. The ability to interpret and discuss job information with multiple stakeholders with different demands and deadlines.

An understanding of customer care and the client relationship.

The ability to work under pressure adhering to tight production deadlines.