Job Title: Pre-Press Operator

Salary: £20k to £25k pa

Location: South Coast

Reference: J4479

Contact: Chloe Thompson

Telephone: 0141 647 6688

Categories: Print, South Coast, Production/Technical, Digital Print

Our client, a provider of innovative communication channels, seeks a high calibre Pre-Press Operator with a strong print background. You must be comfortable with client contact and dedicated to delivering the highest quality and customer service. You must be able to face every challenge with a “can do” attitude, dealing with complex and last minute requirements.

Day to day duties will include:
• Carrying out digital file checking, preparation, imposition and output to various proofing, printing and setting devices.
• Comprehension and following of instructions from a spec sheet or job docket
• Artwork and file alteration when necessary.
• Understanding of production workflows and following their procedures.
• Responsibility of data entry on the MIS system.
• Some order processing of repeat work.

Software role will be using:
Enfocus Pitstop
Tharstern Primo MIS
Adobe (Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign, CS Suite skills)
Microsoft (Word, Excel)




This position has now been filled, but has been left on our website as we have other similar vacancies to this on an ongoing basis that might interest you. More importantly, we have vacancies that are not advertised due to their confidential nature therefore it would certainly be in your interest to email your CV, as a word document, depending on which sector you are in, to :-

Head of Packaging recruitment – Greg Nelson –

Head of Print recruitment–Neil Pearson –

Head Paper recruitment – Gary Young –

Board level, account management and all levels of sales vacancies –

George Thompson –

Our divisional heads will then email your CV internally to the consultant who specialises in your exact sector, for example a category of packaging is cartons, a category of print is print management, in fact we have over 30 specialist categories. Our specialist consultant will contact you if we have a live vacancy that matches, or contact you in the near future as soon a good match to skill set and experience becomes available.

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