Job Title: Pre Press / Artworking Manager

Job Ref: 052317-0-0-0

Location: Northamptonshire

Duration: Full Time

Salary: 45 - 50000


Pre Press ⁄ Artworking Manager

Ensure delivery of production on Dye-sub and UV Graphics from Scheduling and Artwork through to Finishing processes.

Deliver enhanced customer experience and service levels with respect to quality and through process lead time; including capability to deliver ‘Rapid’ service.

Develop and implement best practice systems, operational practices and procedures; including operational key performance indicators and dashboard.

Support development and implementation of Quality Management Framework to deliver improved customer service and internal Right-First Time performance.

Embed Lean manufacturing principles into the Graphic operations to drive enhanced flow and cost efficiencies to support strategic improvement in productivity and margin.

Develop improved organisational flexibility and technical competence to deliver Centre of Excellence for Graphics.

Liaise with both internal management teams and collaborate with European Graphics management to deliver standardisation, performance correlation and innovation in best practice performances.

Experience of managing business and process transformation, including implementation of Lean Principles into a manufacturing environment.

Experience of managing a large to grand format printing process and teams, with knowledge and experience of operating UV and dye sublimation processes.

Experience of colour management and RIP software (Fiery⁄Egosoft are an advantage), together with knowledge of media ⁄ laser cutting within finishing operations.

Exceptional managerial and organisational skills and the ability to prioritise effectively.

Strong communication skills and the confidence to develop effective internal relationships with departmental stakeholders and European Graphics Managers.

Team player who upholds the company values with a high level of motivational capability.

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