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Junior Print Room Operator, HUK

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Who we are and what we do

The Hachette print room is an in-house digital print facility based at Hachette UK’s London HQ.

We provide a comprehensive range of print and finishing services to the Hachette UK group of companies using the latest digital production print and finishing equipment from Xerox, Epson, EFI, Morgana and Valiani.

We make short run books, catalogues, postcards, bookmarks, badges, displays, posters, company reports, business cards, Christmas cards, stationery, artwork proofs, banners and anything else our internal customers ask us to produce.

We pride ourselves in delivering an efficient, rapid and high-quality service to meet the high paced demands of our publishing colleagues.

What you’ll be doing

Reporting to the Head of Audio and Print Services, you will carry out a range of printing and finishing tasks, including operating colour and black and white Xerox production printers and a wide range of finishing machinery including booklet makers, PUR binders, guillotines and creasing machines.

You will be assist with the daily management of all stock coming in and going out of the print room.

You will also provide 1st fix support to a fleet of multi function and graphic arts printers based in the offices. This includes changing toners, clearing jams and logging engineer calls.

Who we’re looking for

An eye for detail, quality and accurracy is essential in this busy role where deadlines are tight and customer expectations are high.

We are looking for someone with experience or an interest in digital print, with a passion for publishing and the creative arts.

Candidates should be able to manage heavy lifting and perform manual handling in a safe manner.

You should be confident to communicate with internal customers and manage their expectations and deliver within set timeframes.

A working knowledge of digital printing, offline finishing machinery, Adobe Creative Suite and MS office is desirable.

What we offer

This is an opportunity to develop a wide range of skills across all aspects of digital print and finishing. You will gain experience of working with highly creative customers, using cutting edge print technology to produce interesting varied work to a high standard.

Our Commitment

Hachette employs people on the basis of their abilities. We aim to attract and develop talent from a base as broad as the world of readers we want to reach, with a wide and representative range of age, faith, disability, race, gender, sexuality and socio-economic, regional and cultural backgrounds.

If you are shortlisted and need us to make any adjustments to help you attend for interview, please let us know.


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