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Quality Control Operator/Proofreader

Date: 28-Dec-2021

Location: London, GB, EC1V 7LQ

Company: Matthews International

We are recruiting for a Quality Control Operator/Proofreader to join our team in either Witham or London. 


  • To complete the QA training and pass the end of training assessment. Understand all of the checks described in the QA Manual and keep up to date with on-going process changes. To complete further training where required. 
  • Checking digital files accurately in accordance to the material covered in the QA Manual this includes content, colour and printability:
  • Proof reading data and correcting where relevant.
  • Ensuring files conform to the client’s corporate guidelines (style).
  • Checking images and graphics match the client’s brief for colour.
  • Checking that files meet the printer’s specification for technical set up (for example size of copy, thickness of lines and barcode sizing).
  • To be proficient in all relevant software provided – Acrobat and Automation Engine. To utilise Encore and any other 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 to all departments 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. 

Skills (Full training given):

Excellent attention to detail.

Excellent English skills, an English qualification (A Level or degree) is an advantage but not essential.

Excellent IT skills.

You will need to be adaptable and able to work independently. 

Excellent communication, decision making and team skills.



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. 

Matthews International endeavors to make our employment website and application process accessible to all users and applicants. In doing so, Matthews International provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation or assistance completing the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resource Team.