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Senior/Quality Control Inspector

Date: 07-Jun-2021

Location: Penang, MY, 14100

Company: Matthews International


The Senior/Quality Control Inspector ensures agreed upon quality standards are met in final layouts for intermediate production assignments. With limited guidance from the client project team, this position executes digital and analogue techniques to confirm final product meets project standards and complies with technical specifications. This position ensures the Production team achieves published on-time delivery, ENCP, and/or INCP Production requirements.


  • Attends project or production meetings as necessary to understand specifications of the project.
  • Establishes high quality standards for all production processes, workflows and client deliverables.
  • Ensures accurate, consistent, and timely completion of high quality intermediate level artwork, effectively using industry standard software, tools, and prepress and print techniques.
  • Performs assigned tasks within the overall production workflow and assigned budget, according to work order specifications, industry and company Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s), company standards, and the client’s brand guidelines and standards.
  • Help draft proofreading standards, which support the company’s competitive advantage.
  • Give clear and concise instructions to Production Artwork Desktop Artists regarding allproofreading changes required.
  • Ensures client project team has most current information about the status of the assigned project(s) by logging and maintaining in the project tracking system accurate records of the project plan, time dedicated toward a specific project and any quality issues.
  • Keep abreast of all Standards of Practice, new legal packaging requirements and inform alldepartments of any changes in regulations.
  • Update library of SOPs and regulations.
  • Meets quality standards for all assigned deliverables and makes recommendations to management for improvements in reports, tools, processes and assigned tasks.
  • Supports Company’s profitability efforts by focusing on ensuring the appropriate quality standards of the completed production activities against the original client specifications.
  • Additional duties as assigned.


•    Diploma/ Degree in Graphic Arts or related field.
•    At least 1 year working experience as a proofreader/ quality assurance in the printing or pre-press industry preferred.
•    Basic understanding of effective print and/or digital production, processes, roles, tools and workflows.
•    Basic to proficient experience in photo and color manipulation techniques and processes.
•    Required skill(s): Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign, Macintosh.
•    Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management (from conception to completion), & planning skills. 
•    Strong verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, & reasoning).
•    Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients.
•    Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
•    Ability to work with and influence peers and senior management.
•    Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting.
•    Ability to work overtime as necessary.

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. 

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