Digital Printer

Summary

Digital printers use machines and software to control the production of print-based media for commercial print manufacturing sites and instant print shops.

Duties & Tasks

Digital printers may perform the following tasks:

  • perform manual and automatic set up of digital print machines
  • advise on products and services
  • receive and process electronic documents
  • develop basic design concepts
  • load paper into feeding mechanisms
  • manage and monitor the order and execution of files in a printer's job queue
  • operate die-cutting machines
  • undertake vinyl application, laminating, finishing and mounting
  • perform general administration duties and maintenance (such as maintaining order and query logs, cleaning and repairing equipment, and changing supplies)
  • keep production records.

Personal Requirements

  • enjoy technical activities
  • good eyesight (may be corrected) and normal colour vision
  • good hand-eye coordination
  • able to carry out detailed work
  • aptitude for mechanical work
  • aptitude for working with computers
  • able to work as part of a team.

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