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Careers at Solopress


Solopress are hiring!

As one of the UK's fastest growing commercial printers, we're looking for great people to join our very friendly, hardworking team. The wellbeing of our employees is just as important to Solopress as ensuring the total satisfaction of every single customer who use our 24-hour turnaround printing and design services. So what are you waiting for? Apply now and grow with us!

All the jobs advertised below are full time only and based at the Solopress premises in Southend-on-Sea, Essex.

 
Print Finisher Full-Time Posted - 09/04/15
Large Format Printer Full-Time Posted - 09/04/15
Live Chat Advisor Full-Time Posted - 09/04/15
Digital Print Operator Full-Time Posted - 09/04/15
Warehouse Cleaner Full-Time Posted - 09/04/15
Delivery Driver Full-Time Posted - 09/04/15
HR & Recruitment Executive Full-Time Posted - 09/04/15
 

To apply for any of these positions (unless instructed otherwise in the job listings below), please e-mail your CV and a cover letter to recruitment@solopress.com. Please don't phone or write to us regarding your application. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. No enquiries from recruitment agencies. Thank you.

 

Current Vacancies


 

Print Finisher

Department: Finishing
Location: Southend-on-Sea
Salary: Depending on experience
Hours: 40hrs per week - fixed shift

Qualifications:

  • Must be literate and numerate in order to be able to understand the instructions for each job but qualifications not essential.
  • Must be computer literate to be able to operate computer applications in order to carry out their daily work.

Skills:

  • Fast and accurate print finisher.
  • All rounder – Ability to operate either a guillotine, saddle-stitcher, creasing machine, folding machine.

Experience:

  • Experience in the print industry essential.
  • Experience with using one or more of the following: Guillotine, Muller, MBO Folding machine, Cylinder.
  • Flexible attitude willing to work with the team to get the job completed.

Main Duties:

  • Using various Finishing machines: Guillotine cutting, Folding, Creasing, Perforating etc. to finish print jobs.
  • Ensuring jobs are completed in a timely manner in order to achieve deadline for despatch.

This list of duties is not exhaustive.

Required experience: Finishing - 1 year

 
 

Large Format Printer

Department: Digital
Location: Southend-on-Sea
Salary: Depending on experience
Hours: 40hrs per week - shifts

Qualifications:

  • Not essential but must be literate and numerate.

Skills:

  • Knowledge of Photoshop.
  • Understanding of large format printing workflow and colour management.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Must work as part of a team.

Experience:

  • Experienced in setting and running large format digital machinery.
  • Must be capable from seeing the job from initial brief through to print ready artwork.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment ensuring high standards are kept at all times.
  • Experience using an Epson Stylus Pro 9700 is desirable.

Main Duties:

  • To undertake preparation of files and printing of large format digital jobs as requested.
  • Printing banners and posters.
  • Update the system at each stage of the process.
  • Ensure the quality of job output for correctness and image quality.
  • Cutting to correct size with trimmer.
  • Packing jobs ready for despatch.

This list of duties is not exhaustive.

Required experience: Printing - 1 year

 
 

Live Chat Advisor

Department: Live Chat
Location: Southend-on-Sea
Salary: Depending on experience
Hours: Monday - Friday, 10am - 6pm

Skills:

  • A knowledge of print is preferred but not essential.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to work as a team.

Experience:

  • Customer service / sales experience preferred.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Previous call centre experience is a bonus.

Main Duties:

  • Using our online chat service to type to live customers providing quotes.
  • Answering any queries the customer may have or providing them with the relevant information of someone who can help.
  • Developing and maintaining positive customer relationships when providing estimates and quotes.

 
   

Digital Print Operator

Department: Digital
Location: Southend-on-Sea
Salary: Depending on experience
Hours: Friday, 40 hours a week, rotating shifts*

Qualifications:

  • Not essential but must be literate and numerate.
  • Must be computer literate.

Skills:

  • Self motivated.
  • Good communicator.
  • Good eye for detail.
  • Willing to stay until job is completed.
  • Hand finishing required on some jobs.

Experience:

  • Worked in similar role before.
  • Experience using a Xerox iGen 4.

Main Duties:

  • Print jobs using our iGen 4 Digital printers.
  • Ensure that the final printed product is finished in time for despatch.
  • Update the system at each stage of the process.
  • Monitor quality of job output for correctness and image quality.

Required experience: Digital Printing - 2 years

 
 

Warehouse Cleaner

Department: Warehouse
Location: Southend-on-Sea
Salary: National minimum wage
Hours: Monday - Friday, 4pm 12am (40 hours per week)

Qualifications:

  • None required.

Skills:

  • Manual handling.
  • Forklift experience would be advantageous.

Experience:

  • Experience in a factory / warehouse environment is desirable.
  • Experience in the print industry would be a bonus.
  • Flexible attitude, willing to work with the team to get the job completed.

Main Duties:

  • Using a forklift to unload deliveries (training can be provided).
  • Sweeping and cleaning to ensure the factory is kept tidy at all times.
  • Emptying bins around the factory.
  • Any other cleaning duties as required.

This list of duties is not exhaustive.

 
 

Delivery Driver

Department: Despatch
Location: Essex to Birmingham, round trip
Salary: DOE
Hours: Monday - Friday 40 hours per week 8pm - 4am

Qualifications:

  • Clean driving licence.
  • Literate and Numerate.

Skills:

  • Excellent driving skills required.
  • Good customer service skills.
  • Must be 25 and over due to the insurance requirements.

Experience:

  • Experience in driving in and around London is required.
  • Multi Drop experience.

Main Duties:

  • Delivering products in and around London.
  • Collection of payment from the customer.
  • Ensuring deliveries are made on time.

Required experience Driver - 1 year



 

HR & Recruitment Executive

Department: HR
Location: Southend on Sea
Salary: DOE
Hours: Monday to Friday 10am - 6pm

Qualifications:

  • Must be numerate and literate and have strong IT skills.

Skills:

  • Very strong IT skills.
  • Fully familiar with Microsoft Office, in particular Excel.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Flexible and able to prioritise tasks.
  • Diary management.
  • Preparation.
  • Scheduling.
  • Detail-oriented and accurate.
  • Trustworthy and reliable.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Articulate and a good communicator.
  • Ability to take direction.
  • Ability to work without supervision.

Experience:

  • Previous experience in a similar role is essential.
  • Previous experience working closely with Directors is advantageous.
  • Previous experience in HR and Recruitment is desirable.

Main Duties:

  • Actively recruiting for all job vacancies within the Company.
  • Driving recruitment by sourcing new ways to find suitable candidates using the most cost effective means.
  • Utilising social media to advertise roles within the company.
  • Interviewing candidates.
  • Communicating with the Operations Director regarding potential candidates, Interviews, Trials and Successful Candidates on a daily basis.
  • All aspects of HR within the Company, including inductions for all new starters.
  • Taking direct orders from Managers / Directors.
  • Prioritising tasks as necessary.
  • Ensuring the Company runs smoothly regarding back-office and admin.

Required experience Recruitment - 1 year

 

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