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Proofreader/Quality Control Operator

Date: 11-Mar-2023

Location: London, ENG, GB, WC2R 2PG Witham, ENG, GB, CM8 2FN

Company: Matthews International

SGK is a global packaging and brand experience company. From idea to implementation, we deliver packaging solutions and brand experiences that give brands the freedom to speak louder, scale faster and grow stronger. We simplify marketing and amplify brands to deliver value.  SGK is a Matthews International company. 

We are recruiting for a Quality Control Operator/Proofreader to join either our team in London or Witham. Experience not necessary, just good computer skills! This role can be worked on a hybrid basis.

You will be responsible for

  • Checking digital files accurately in accordance to the material covered in the QA manual, this includes content, colour and printability
  • Proofreading data and correcting where relevant
  • Ensuring files conform to the client’s corporate guidelines (style)
  • Checking images and graphics match the clients brief of colour
  • Checking that files meet the printer’s specification for technical set up (the example size of the copy, thickness of lines and barcode sizing)
  • To be proficient in all relevant software provided – Acrobat and Automation Engine. To utilise required systems correctly
  • To be fully up to date with all master guidelines relevant to the client you are assigned to and have a working knowledge of other clients
  • To communicate effectively
  • To have good brand awareness, actively support the artwork department in achieving throughout the range and to follow the hero process
  • To meet all required deadlines for your assigned client in conjunction with the Production Manager
  • To actively participate in the pod or team you are part of, improving communication and working towards ‘a right first time’ approach

You will have

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent IT skills
  • You will need to be adaptable and able to work independently
  • Excellent communication


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At Matthews International, what makes us different is what makes us great.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.