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We’re Hiring – Wide Format Print Technician

Awesome Merchandise is looking for a wide format print technician to join our digital print team. You will be responsible directly to the Digital Department Manager and you and your team will work on all aspects of production in wide format digital print and production.

 

You must have a keen eye for detail and high standards when it comes to quality, as well as an understanding of the various print processes involved to ensure orders are printed, produced and packaged in the most timely and efficient way.

 

The main focus of this role is ensuring wide format orders are printed and finished at an efficient pace and to a high standard. Other tasks will include performing machine maintenance and supporting the wider production team in heat press, sublimation and other production processes.

 

EXPERIENCE NEEDED:

 

  • Experience in wide format digital print & production.
  • Experience in Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop.
  • Working knowledge of Mimaki Finecut Plugin and Rip Softwares.
  • Knowledge of wide format stocks and substrates.
  • Stock management.

 

THE SKILLS WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

 

We are looking for a candidate who has:

 

  • Good interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills
  • Confidence to deal with difficult situations and to know when appropriate to seek guidance from the Production Manager.
  • Drive and enthusiasm for delivering awesome quality products.
  • A conscientious, flexible and ‘can do’ working style.
  • Able to work as part of a team, in a fast paced, deadline driven environment.
  • Willingness to learn and continuously improve.
  • Ability to maintain a clean and tidy workspace, adhering to and understanding ‘5S’ principles.

 

ABOUT US

We make custom merchandise and print for all kinds of people, all in-house. Set up in a bedroom back in 2005 by our founder Luke, we have grown to a team of 80 and now make over 9 million customised products every year. Based on the edge of Leeds city centre, from our 20,000 square foot facility we are capable of producing more than 700 different products.

 

We serve a vast range of customers ranging from bands and record labels, through to clothing companies and restaurant chains. Our focus is on providing an awesome experience, offering our customers the best possible products and service, with flexible print run lengths and catering for tight turnarounds.

 

OUR CORE VALUES:

We Are Awesome, and our mission is to live up to our name! We strive to make sure our core values come to life in the way we approach everything we do. See if our core values resonate with you…

 

  • Create Awesome Experiences
  • Encourage Awesome Community
  • Work Smart (and hard)
  • Embrace Ideas and Change
  • Make Things We Are Proud Of

 

We have ensured all our employees health and safety are our first priority and issued our new safety measures, all noted in our social distancing and cleanliness handbook. We provide all staff hand sanitiser sprays and wipes. We have designated hand sanitisers pumps in each department.

 

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

 

Salary: £20,000.00-£23,000.00 per year

 

Benefits:

 

  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • On-site parking

 

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

 

Application question(s):

 

  • In 1-2 sentences, please describe how your previous experience is relevant to this role? Why are you a good fit for this job?
  • What about this role excites you and made you want to apply? Please describe your interest in working with us

 

Experience:

 

  • Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop: 1 year (required)
  • wide /large format printing: 1 year (required)

 

Work remotely:

  • No

 

To apply, please email your CV and Cover Letter to hr@awesomemerchandise.com

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