Reprographics Technician

Property & Workplace

Job Reference

3955

Function

Property & Workplace

Category

Business Professionals

Location

Manchester, United Kingdom

The role

We are recruiting a Reprographics Technician within our Document Services group based in our Manchester office.

By utilising production hardware and market leading software you will provide a wide range of services to the business. 

The role will involve the production of both electronic and physical documents from various sources, this will also include the production of a range of Marketing collateral. 

The role requires a high level of IT knowledge in order to manipulate documents and utilise bespoke software. 

On occasions you may be required to re-negotiate deadlines or identify cost effective alternative solutions to ensure business needs are met.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To produce and finish hard copy documents from a wide range of originals to a high standard in various sizes
  • Undertake printing requests from a variety of applications including Microsoft office suite
  • Scanning of hard copy originals to store on the document management system or to send electronically as required
  • Assist with the production of a range of Marketing collateral ensuring brand guidelines are followed
  • Manipulation and distribution of electronic documents using specialised software including OCR, redaction, and splitting files to ready for distribution via various methods
  • Using bespoke software to create electronic bibles and bundles to be distributed to clients or third parties as required
  • Creation of PDF bundles containing multiple documents with bookmarks and pagination linked to an index
  • Use of secure file transfer process to send large electronic files to external recipients
  • Copying of data to/from digital media
  • To deliver any urgent documents back to the requestors as needed
  • To monitor the workflow and log requests as required whilst negotiating new deadlines or offering alternative solutions as required
  • Liaise with preferred outsource providers to arrange out of hours cover as required
  • Point of contact with approved suppliers to maintain equipment and ensure stock levels within the department are maintained
  • To adhere to all firm and departmental policies and procedures (inc H&S and Risk)
  • To undertake ad hoc departmental duties from time to time in accordance with departmental and business needs, as identified by the manager
  • To attend departmental meetings and to take an active part in discussions and give feedback

ABOUT YOU

  • High level of IT knowledge with an understanding of file structures and a wide range of applications
  • Confident and able to build trust and rapport to develop effective relationships
  • Experienced in operating production machines in a Reprographics environment
  • Polite with excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Enthusiastic ‘can do’, positive attitude
  • Able to handle multiple priorities, working  to sometimes conflicting timescales in a fast-paced and challenging environment
  • Ability to stay calm and composed in often demanding situations
  • Focus on continued personal development and ensuring all training requirements are up to date

ABOUT US
DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers and business service professionals located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.

OUR VALUES
In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:

  • Be Supportive – we are compassionate and inclusive, valuing diversity and acting thoughtfully
  • Be Collaborative – we are proactive, passionate team players investing in our relationships
  • Be Bold – we are fearless and inquisitive, challenging ourselves to think big and find creative new solutions
  • Be Exceptional – we are strategic and driven, exceeding standards and expectations

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
At DLA Piper, diversity and inclusion underpins how we live our values and everything we do. We believe that everyone has a voice, and that everyone’s voice counts. We know that the rich diversity across our firm makes us stronger, more innovative and creative, which helps us to better serve our clients and communities. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment and culture across our global firm, where everyone can bring their authentic self to work.

Diversity of perspective, thought, background and culture combine to make us the leading global law firm; that’s why we actively seek to build balanced teams. We welcome the unique contribution that you will bring to our firm and actively encourage applications from all talented people – however your talent is packaged, whatever your background or circumstance and regardless of how you identify.

HYBRID WORKING
We recognise that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly. That’s why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.

PRE-ENGAGEMENT SCREENING
In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits and where relevant, we will conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and work-related references.