Job Description:
Busy and established Print, Web and Sign making company based in Chippenham with another studio in Bath are looking to recruit a signage department manager, production/fitter with both good practical knowledge and production skills, to ensure customer expectations are met by overseeing product quality and ensuring delivery timescales are met.

What you will do:
We are looking for a “hands on” Sign Maker / Production manager who has a technical knowledge and practical experience, understand the importance of high-quality customer service, will be able to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing, and be a good team member.

Ideally, you will have worked in the signs industry for at least 4 years covering a full range of skills and experience such as:

The ability to interpret briefs accurately and a strong understanding of signage and manufacturing techniques
Visit clients to carry out surveys and document information ready to progress to quotation
Good attention to detail
Have good design skills using industry-standard design software such as CorelDraw, Adobe Illustrator, Caldera.
Be able to complete quotes independently or communicate information to others to provide quotes Manage workflow using plotters and large format printers
Be proficient in the application of vinyl onto a variety of substrates including vehicles
An effective communicator to work within a small team
Complete paperwork to high standards ready to be passed on for invoicing
Driving licence essential

Operational role:
Overseeing the production process, including: managing a production schedule; accept and handling of new orders, scheduling jobs for production, liaising with customers to keep them updated, processing completed jobs for billing.
Ensuring that the production is cost effective, minimise wastage / errors, products are produced on time and to a good quality; follow standards and methods, ensure tools and machinery are maintained and capable of quality, ensuring that all work is checked and quality controlled.

Production Capabilities:
Be able to artwork and produce signage designs and layouts
Be able to operate large format printers, cutters and laminators
Be able to apply vinyl to all substrates and vehicles
Be able to install a wide variety of signs, including vinyl, post mounted signs and shop fascias

What we are looking for:
Successful applicants will be enthusiastic, be able to work on their own initiative, flexible, a great team player, well organised and have an understanding of the importance of health and safety.

Your working hours:
This is a full-time position working Monday to Friday but you will need to be flexible to work outside of these hours if required.

Bonus scheme
Company van
Company pension
Employee discounts
Reference ID: SMCHIP

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: Depending on experience

signmaking : 4 years (Preferred)