Mac Operator

  • Job Reference: 263873158-2
  • Date Posted: 14 April 2021
  • Recruiter: Altitude Select
  • Location: Norwich, Norfolk
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Advertising and Media, Civil Engineering, Digital
  • Job Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

To provide print ready artwork with supporting paperwork as required.

Main Duties:

* Review all order-related graphics data.

* Provide a final data file and guarantee optimum processing in terms of; content, dimension, graphic resolution and superstructure.

* Graphical data will need to be prepared for print realisation on industrial presses.

* Ensuring qualitive and correct implementation of order specifications.

* Apply over filler and under filler.

* Create PDFs and paper print outs.

* Consolidation results of order processing within folder.

* Forward décor results to the Order Manager.

* Art working of files to produce print ready artwork for multiple sites (as required).

* To check suitability of artwork/designs/files and media sent from customers.

* To carry out special file alterations - this applies to one off artwork, recovering jobs that have errors.

* To aspire to achieve a 'Right First Time' culture that delivers best quality in line with service targets and company objectives. Embracing a culture of personal responsibility.

* Liaise with customers to understand changes to artwork/new artwork and cost implications and to gain approval for designs.

* To engender good working relationships with other department: Print, Supply Chain, Quality and Engineering to embrace a 'Can Do' approach, embracing the Ardagh's Values of Teamwork, Trust and Excellence.

* To keep graphics equipment in good working order.

* Proofing via different means and substrates as required.

* Adherence to company Policies and Procedures and protocols. .


* Minimum A- Level- English, Mathematics

* Time served lithography apprenticeship

* Graphics communication 524 (BPIF)

* Good technical knowledge of Pre-press and Print Digital & conventional

* Ability to use Full Adobe software with Artpro & Esko Workflows

Key Job Competencies:

* Pragmatic and analytical approach to problem solving

* Good communications and interpersonal skills

* A pro-active approach with a 'can do' attitude

* Self-motivated but also work as part of a team