Pre-Production Coordinator

03 May 2021
31 May 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company
The largest independent flexible packaging manufacturer in the UK is continuing to grow and are looking for a Pre-Production Coordinator (Origination) to join their team, based at the company site in Grimsby, N.E Lincolnshire.
This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join a rapidly growing company.
Role Overview
As a Pre-Production Coordinator you will be involved in the preparation of supplied artworks through to the delivery of print-ready designs to meet company specifications. Developing working relationships within the business and with external suppliers.
Full in house training will be given, offering excellent long-term future career prospects. Working hours are Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm.
Applicants MUST demonstrate a self-motivated approach to their workload, be accurate in their work, good attention to detail, have good communication skills, both written and verbal and excellent ICT skills.
Key Responsibilities
* Provide customers with accurate line drawings
* To advise and source conceptual designs with the most suitable repro companies
* Submit origination briefs to repro companies
* To issue the printing plates to the print department together with a final proof via the pre production department
* Where appropriate to involve the Operations Director and the Print Manager to provide input on any new designs
* To decide the correct print machine for each design in conjunction with the pre production department and the Print Manager
* To obtain costing and select the most appropriate proof format for all designs
* Ensure that all work done for customers is invoiced out at the correct quoted price
* Ensure the departments time scales are met at all times
* All origination system are to be administered effectively
* Work in accordance with all company environmental management requirements, taking reasonable care for the protection of the environment through your own acts/omissions and report any opportunities for improving environmental targets
Key Requirements & Experience
* Self-motivated and enthusiastic with a keen eye for detail
* Outgoing personality and good communication skills, both written and verbal
* Strong ICT skills
* Experience and an interest using Adobe Illustrator (advantageous)
* To be assertive and persuasive when necessary
* Accurate in work and good attention to detail
* Helpful and courteous manner with a responsible attitude

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