Our client provides a number of high street retailers with printed fashion-related garments and soft furnishings. The Digital Printing Technician will be responsible for the digital textiles Dye Sublimation printer and pigment printer. The job description of a digital printing technician includes all the responsibilities mentioned below. This role is basically suitable for the candidates who have digital printing experience. It is crucial to understand the dye sub and direct print on the fabric process and how each step affects colour and quality. Thisperson will understand the profiles and conditions of the press, keeping up on maintenance to ensure the best quality printing output.
Responsibilities of Digital Printing Technician
· You will be responsible for operating all the digital printing equipment.
· Provide technical solutions as required for bulk production of different types of printing.
· Work independently to design, execute and document digital printing experiments.
· Capability to solve all types of technical issues related to sample, size set, bulk production, etc. with the printing machine.
· Ensuring that products meet set requirements and specifications (colorfastness, durability, and accuracy, etc.)
· Colour retouching, fixing or re-creating files as needed, and colour management.
· Inspect and examine the coordination of the printed products with the quality team for print clarity, colour accuracy, conformance to specifications and external defects.
· Ensure the quality during bulk production and also minimize the rejections.
· You will need to take responsibility for the storage of prints and other works in production, monitoring and maintaining records of usage, monitoring and reordering stock, and working within a given budget.
· To ensure proper maintenance and security of printing software, database storage, and related documentation and manuals.
· Communicate with designer and sample department, colour department, coordinators and merchant team for development issues of a good product.
· Checking products for suitability and testing for performance under various conditions as required.
· Examine the specific style to determine the details, such as sample quality, types of colour/chemicals be used, colour sequences and any other instructions.
· Be responsible for components of variable data printing, including the creative aspects and print production.
· Collaborate with Material Managers and Developers to test innovation opportunities and identify solutions to meet innovation objectives.
· Bring recommendations and ideas on what is possible with technology and keeping up to date with trends and innovations.
· To provide advice, training, and support to concern people; this will include designing and implementing personal training programs for an individual as necessary.
· Be responsible for proofing your work to help ensure accuracy and efficiency.
Skills Required for Digital Printing Technician
1. Must have technical knowledge of digital printing.
2. Experience working with ink chemistries.
3. Excellent communication, interpersonal and facilitation skills.
4. Knowledge of textile chemistry, physical materials testing, product testing, design, and product engineering a plus.
5. Knowledge of creating the design to execute on a digital printer.
6. Basic knowledge of file conversion and image file formats or any other printable file formats.
7. Excellent time management and organisational skills.
8. Ability to manage multiple tasks, shift gears quickly for changing priorities, and meet demanding deadlines.
If this sounds of interest and you have the relevant experience, we'd love to hear from you!