Digital Print Operator - Large Format

ColourChiefs are a unique printing company based in Windsor, Brisbane with state of the art large format digital printing and finishing equipment. This includes a large format UV flatbed, roll-fed printers matched with a digital cutting table and laser cutter. All our services are backed by our extensive colour knowledge.

ColourChiefs seeks an experienced digital large format print operator to join our production team.

Employees in our print department are integral to the success of our business and only the most qualified candidates will be considered. This position is responsible for safety, quality, and throughput. Key Operator also has the responsibility (when requested by management) to train and assist any newly hired employees with all standard operating procedures and/or best practices. This person will understand the profiles and condition of the printers, keeping up on maintenance, and helping place processes in place to ensure the best quality product.

Experience will be advantageous in this position as often you need to be self-managed. The successful applicant will have the support of a motivated and creative team.

Primary responsibilities will include and not restricted to:

  • Operate and run jobs to the specs given on the work orders
    • Experience operating large format printers, digital cutting table and other roll to roll wide format printers
    • Maintain focus on safety, ensuring self and other team members are following safety policies and adhering to standards
    • Ensure all products are being produced to a high level of quality
    • Print finishing including cutting, laminating, weeding
    • Stock Control and monitor
    • Remain engaged at all times, either performing duties to complete orders or maintaining housekeeping standards
    • Appropriately manage production timesheet and schedule
    • Work with team to ensure basic maintenance and cleanliness of all production equipment as per manufacture specifications and trouble-shooting
    • Communicate machine downtime to production and assist with the repair as needed
    • In-depth knowledge of RIP software
    • Strong attention to detail, organization, and time management
    • Have a positive attitude that promotes a great work environment
    • Ability to understand verbal and/or read written instructions
    • Computer literacy
    • Dependable and punctual
    • Packing and labelling completed jobs
    • Installation occasionally ( if part of skill set )
    • Ability to work overtime as needed

The successful candidate will have:

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Experience with Large Format Digital Print operations
  • Considerable knowledge of printing substrates and characteristics
  • Strong multi-tasking skills, capable of handling tight deadlines and high volume
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated, highly detail-oriented, professional, and organized
  • High mechanical aptitude

Knowledge, Skills, and Ability

  • Ability to perform physical work for up to 8-hour shifts
  • Willing to work on a rotating shift, for long hours and overtime as necessary
  • Willing to learn and put in their best efforts for production
  • Quality minded
  • Safety focused
  • Team player
  • Able to work in a fast pace environment
  • Capable of working in demanding situations when required
  • Must be able to communicate effectively

Intellectual Demands

  • Must be able to take direction
  • Must be able to work as a team
  • Work under compressed timelines and other resource limitations
  • Must be flexible to learn other duties and positions within the organization and perform these duties at the direction of the Production Manager.

To apply, please submit a brief summary of printer models you are familiar with along with your current resume. Applications that do not provide this information will be discarded without review.


26/04/2021 $0 Brisbane 1 Trades & Services
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