Reprographic QC Operator

  • Job Reference: 00007670-1
  • Date Posted: 19 November 2019
  • Recruiter: Essentra Plc
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  • Location: Bradford, Yorkshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive
  • Sector: Packaging
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

As a reprographic quality operator you will be an intrinsic part of the Pre-Press team. You will work closely with the reprographic and CTP teams to conduct the relevant quality checks on digital artwork for cartons and leaflets using the latest comparator software. You will  ensure timely release of artwork to the customer in accordance with customer’s requirements and in an effective, orderly and methodical way.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the efficient running of the QC element of the pre-press and hitting stipulated deadlines
  • Management of quality control process
  • Monitor quality of output to required standards and highlight improvement opportunities
  • Actively support Company improvement initiatives and constructively participate in projects as required
  • Carry out close monitoring of compliance to safety and hygiene standards and take prompt action in the event of any concerns in respect of general conduct, the operation of machinery, work environment etc
  • Liaise with other Company personnel on progress to plan or any other related matters
  • Cover for team members, colleagues or the Pre-Press Manager as required
  • Adopt a flexible approach to work and undertake any other duties that may reasonably be expected to support the effective running of the Pre-Press departments and the wider business

Skills, qualifications and/or experience:

  • Fully PC, MAC literate with the 
    A detail conscious approach, combined with a process and systems driven outlook
  • Ability to hit the ground running in a fast paced, time sensitive environment
  • Strong administration skills will be key
  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • Experienced in all Microsoft office tools i.e. Excel, Outlook etc


  • Previous experience within reprographic and QC departments
  • Experience of carton printing processes
  • Ability to use webcenter / Global Vision / Pixel Proof

 What we offer in return:

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension scheme
  • On-site car parking
  • Annual salary increase
  • Sharesave scheme
  • Long service award

Essentra is built on diversity. Our ambition is to build an inclusive culture where diversity is embraced, and everyone feels safe, respected, valued and able to thrive as part of a winning, engaged team.

As part of our recruitment process you will be required to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK. Documentary evidence will be requested at interview stage.