Production Administrator (Printing/Graphics)

Emmerson-Ross Recruitment
Basic salary
14 Jun 2017
22 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Production Admin Support

Working in fast-paced office environment, this role supports the Pre-production department. A variety of tasks keep this role very busy, consisting mainly of general office administration duties, but also typesetting/laying out graphics on bespoke printing dies, proofing to the sales department, and generating accurate work instructions ready for manufacturing.

This may possibly suit someone who has recently completed education looking to start their career in a commercial graphics/typesetting role.

The role

- Filing all production paper work, and maintaining.
- Pre-press checks (e.g. Checking printing plates, tooling, material stocks) to support Pre-production and the Production Supervisor's job in planning and resource allocation.
- Artwork/typesetting using Adobe and/or Coral Draw to pre-designed templates. Please note there is no design work involved, it is simply a process of personalising the product to the clients' specification (training will be provided).
- Make sure logos/text meet the specified criteria and quality for printing.
- Communication with sales team regarding specifications (obtaining proof approvals).
- Maintain a good pace and meet deadlines for production.
- Working to and maintaining defined processes.
- Creation of accurate job sheets, to ensure correct communication of job requirements to production operatives.
- Retrospective updates of specific job information.


- Customer focused.
- Strong organisational skills.
- Ability to prioritise and work to tight deadlines/work under pressure.
- Ability to work with great accuracy, meticulous attention to detail a must.
- An aptitude for I.T, specifically design software.
- Knowledge of graphics software such as Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, InDesign) and Coral Draw highly desirable.

GBP7.50 per hour working 37.5 hours per week; 8.30am to 17.00pm Monday to Friday. 20 days plus Public Bank Holidays. Based it Paignton. Ample free on-site parking.

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