Artwork System Operator - Fixed Term 12 Month Contract (Expired Vacancy)
Paragon Print and Packaging
Job Type / Hours
Permanent / Full Time
The Paragon Print and Packaging Group is a UK leader in manufacturing responsible packaging products for Food, Beverage, Personal care, Household and Healthcare retail market sectors.
A vertically integrated approach to packaging delivery provides Design, Photography, Artwork creation, Reprographics and Print.
Established in 1994 the Paragon Print and Packaging Group is comprised of 3 divisions providing Labels, Sleeves/Cartons and Film packaging products.
8 UK manufacturing facilities totalling in excess of 500,000 sq ft house Europe’s largest Flexographic press installation.
The Group employs more than a 1000 staff with a turnover exceeding &£170 million.
Customer commitment and innovation led strategies continue to deliver a model of excellence service approach to more than 2000 customers daily.
Provide an Artwork/repro provision to Paragon Group customers, across labels, board and film. Provide support to Studio Manager/Studio Supervisor/Studio Administrator in carrying out any other duties as agreed.
The following knowledge, skills and abilities are the minimum requirements for the position of System Operator based in the studio area. The System Operator is a key position in the studio team, and as such will be expected to commit to the expectations that are common to all members-
•Know the studio’s product, processes and policies.
•Know who the internal/external customers are and what their expectations are and understand their processes in this area.
•Exhibit and use coaching skills.
•Have a working knowledge of studio (artwork/photographic/repro) and pre-press processes/tools.
•Behave in a professional manner.
•Show working/technical knowledge of all software packages, (in order of priority)-
v ESKO PackEdge
v ESKO Backstage
v ADOBE Acrobat
v ADOBE Illustrator
v ADOBE Photoshop
v Dupont Cromalin Software
This list is not exhaustive and is subject to change with changing circumstances/priorities.
•Provide timely artwork/repro provision for Paragon Group customers inclusive of suppliers and retailers, within studio procedures, whilst being very mindful of quality of artwork/repro and Customer Satisfaction.
•Support Studio Management team to set and maintain studio workflows on the work above while maintaining a level of good housekeeping both Studio and Studio Systems/equipment.
•Suggest and support implementation of systems/procedures to help maintain and improve customer satisfaction.
•Communicate workflow progress and issues to Studio Manager/Studio Supervisor and Studio Administrator.
•Ensure corporate and artwork guidelines of brands are kept up to date. Offer technical support and communication to colleagues as and when corporate changes of brands/specific customer guidelines occur.
•Ensure that your role is covered in event of sickness and holidays.
•Ensure through the appraisal process that you are always trained to carry out your role effectively.
•Support general Studio output as specific account responsibility/capacity allows, while maintaining self discipline and a positive work ethic.
CONTACT WITH OTHERS
To ensure that consideration and good relations are maintained at all times.
To liaise and communicate fully at all times with your Line Manager and relevant personnel within the Dept/Group framework.
To fully participate as a Dept, Site and Paragon Group team member.
Line Manager To inform and support your Line Manager.
Studio To communicate fully with Studio contacts (management and operators) and assist whenever issues arise relating to your specific area of responsibility within the studio environment.
To respond professionally and efficiently to any contact with internal/external customers.
To approve before offering sensitive information to external sources.
To keep abreast of any technology changes/advancements in relation to your area of responsibility.
KEY CHALLENGES (Key Performance Indicators)
•Reader rejections – Rejection rate based on agreed criteria
•Missed delivery – Jobs on time against jobs attempted
Due to the volume of applications if you don’t hear anything from us within 2 weeks after the deadline then please assume that you are unsuccessful.
Deadline for Applications Friday 8th June 2012
STRICTLY NO AGENCIES PLEASE!
Keyskills Artworker, Studio Operator, Artpro Operator, Reprographics, Mac Artworker,
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