Printing / Media House Production Assistant Job in Hargeisa, Somaliland 2019

Production Assistant – Printing / Media House

Reporting to: General Manager

Location: Hargeisa, Somaliland

Salary: USD 800 + Accommodation

Job Purpose: Read job order and ensure screens, colors, and sheets and all kinds of printouts are accurate according to job specifications.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operation / set-up of large format digital printing press.
  • Vinyl cutting machine set-up and operation.
  • Accurately producing large format prints to colour and size specifications.
  • Understanding and good knowledge of colour digital printing on various substrates.
  • Produces product to specification, within budget, and in expected time frame.
  • Accounts for all labor and material consumed on job by job basis.
  • Perform routine maintenance to insure optimal printing conditions.
  • Monitors output quality through course of a run.
  • Adheres to and promotes all safety policies and procedures.
  • Ability to read and interpret work orders, production schedule, layouts and written instruction.
  • Review all proofs and final product samples produced on digital equipment before releasing to internal or external customers

Qualifications and work experience

  • Secondary or any diploma related to IT or Printing production.
  • At least 3 years experienced in print and digital production house.
  • Ability to interpret and execute work from graphic layouts and work instructions.
  • Good eye for colour.
  • Proficiency in computer applications, including Mac and Windows Operating Systems.
  • Must possess high mechanical aptitude.
  • Experience with finishing, Cutting, Embroidery, grommeting, drilling.
  • Must possess skills in banner mounting and sticker/ vinyl wrapping.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize work as well as work well under tight deadlines.
  • Ability to read and understand oral/written instructions and set up press to carry out instructions.
  • Thorough knowledge of press operations and functions and problem-solving on press.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn quickly and adapt to a rapidly changing environment.
  • Able to read standard rulers.
  • Great attention to detail in order to spot flaws, banding, possible art issues and colour shade differences.
  • Ability to maintain documentation necessary to reproduce projects.
  • Ability to maintain positive, professional demeanour at all times.
  • Work as a team to support other production employees on the team as necessary.
  • Must exhibit strong interpersonal skills, is positive, pleasant and respectful.
  • Must be willing to work overtime as needed.
  • Able to stand for extended period of time.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.

Working conditions

  • Generally, work a standard 8:00 am to 8:30 pm including 4 hours’ lunch break as per company policy.
  • Working extra hours, weekends and public holidays when required.

How to apply:

Qualified candidates to send applications to by 22nd March,2019.

Shortlisting will be done on a rolling basis.

Career management Centre is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on any basis.