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Print Production Position

Location: Harare
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Job Description

Job Summary

We are looking for a young man who is willing to join our print production team with or with experience but must be very hard working and able to work without supervision. Should be below 25 years of age.

Duties And Responsibilities

Large Format

  • Discussing client requirements and determine the digital files needed.
  • Determining the most suitable materials to use for the sign, including vinyl, timber, glass, metal, plastic or electronics.
  • Preparing the sign surface by cleaning or sanding.
  • Digitally or manually sketching the design.
  • Preparing the paints, oils, varnish or enamel required.
  • Applying vinyl decals by carefully positioning, peeling and laying.
  • Monitoring the order workflow.
  • Maintaining a safe working environment, especially when working at height.
  • Using plotters and printing machines, hand-cutting
  • Liaising with customers to discuss graphics requirements
  • Making and fitting vinyl vehicle graphics and other signage
  • Measuring and calculating sizes and material requirements
  • Preparing surfaces
  • Repairing signs
  • Maintain health and safety in the workplace
  • Any other duties, not listed above, but required to carry out production

Paper Print Finishing

  • Setting up the mechanical guillotines to cut the printed pages
  • Setting up various other machines, loading the printed pages, adjusting the controls
  • Laminate the pages and bind them with staples, stitching or glue
  • Stopping the machine if a problem arises, and either dealing with the problem or getting help
  • Unloading and stacking the books ready for distribution
  • Cleaning the machines and doing minor maintenance.
  • Binding certain limited editions of books by hand using specialist tools and sewing pages together
  • Decorating books with marbled endpapers, gold lettering or edging
  • Restoring antique books, cleaning the pages, repairing the binding and papers to match the originals

Conditions

  • You might work shifts, including evenings and weekends

Qualifications And Experience

A good general education is useful . Basic knowledge and Experience is needed although You normally train on the job.

Sign making, vinyl application and knowledge in print finishing is an added advantage.

What Does it Take?

You should be:

  • Good with your hands
  • Aware of health and safety issues able to work with machinery
  • Good at measuring and counting precise, with excellent attention to detail.
  • Artistic good at communicating with customers
  • knowledgeable about and interested in books

How To Apply

Email: nomahnharara@gmail.com 

Alert: Application Deadline Expired

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