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Digital Print Room Operator

Position Title:

Digital Print Room Operator

Overall Purpose of the Role:

We are a team of 6-10 people, developing our technical dept, you will be part of a fast-growing, hardworking team, assisting print operators, ensuring the print room is clean and tidy at all times. Helping us improve the accuracy and efficiency of our processes.

Accountability & Responsibilities:

  • Correctly loading media into our range of textile, sublimation, latex and toner printers
  • Pre-emptive weekly cleaning routines of all printers
  • Ensuring the print room is kept clean and tidy at all times
  • With a view to being trained as a print operator once initial tasks learned
  • There is an element of administration like stock control and full duties in relation to packing and supporting work in relation to the manufacturing and workspace.
  • Quality Control will be an area of responsibility.
  • Waste control will be an important part of the role – recycling, getting the right waste in the right bins and coming up with ideas for management to reduce waste and reuse waste for good purpose
  • New product development will be an area of work as required but especially in quiet periods where orders are light. We positively encourage new ideas and welcome your contribution
  • Where needed at times you will be required to help out in other areas of the business.
  • Regular but fair weekend shifts required. Overtime requested when needed

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Experience in wide format printing, textile printing, dye sublimation printing, pigment printing, UV flatbed and latex printing
  • Experience with Windows, navigating folders, and flawlessly handling digital files
  • Experience with a reactive print workflow, using industrial belt printers, industrial steaming machines, industrial washing will be beneficial
  • Eager to learn
  • Tidiness and neatness

Years of Experience Required:

2 year of Print machine experience

Job Type:

Full-time, Permanent


£25,000.00 per year

Job Location:

London, UK

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About us

Contrado started in 2002 from the kitchen of our founders Chris and Fran. Since then, we’ve grown rapidly and have proven to be established leaders in design and print manufacturing. 
Contrado means ‘make and deliver together’ and we’ve proudly built a strong community of creatives who are driven by this value.

Our platform enables creatives to sell art and build their brands while giving like-minded consumers the chance to find unique, designer products made to last. 
We print original designs on a range of premium quality products from homeware to fashion and each piece is sustainably handmade to order inside our one-stop production house within 24 hours.

We’ve grown from a few people to 160 and we now operate in 14 countries but we still believe in the same values as day one.

Inclusivity, Diversity & Fairness Statement 
We are a united and mixed bunch here at Contrado. We find and nurture talents in so many people for the benefit of all of us. In addition, we work hard to create a representative, inclusive and friendly team. We share different experiences, varying perspectives and backgrounds, and combine them to make for better lives and workplace. A positive approach to fairness, creates a better experience for our customers too, because we are a reflection of each one of them, and they like us more for it. We are fair and even in all areas such as gender, race, disability, colour, religion or belief, national / regional origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or parental status.

How to apply

This is a key position and we’re curious to know why you think you’d be a good fit. 
Please apply with your CV and a link to your portfolio, along with a cover note.
We understand the time and effort that goes into applying for a job you love so we’ll always get back to you on your application status.
Thanks and good luck!

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