Production Specialist Tampa, FL

Production Specialist

Full Time • Tampa, FL

We are hiring! Fastsigns Tampa, located in the heart of the Kennedy Blvd business district, is experiencing very strong growth and is in need of additional production/installation support. As the largest sign and printing franchise in Tampa Bay, we would like to add team members in the following areas:

Sign Production/Sign Maker
Under general direction, this position is responsible for all aspects of the physical production of signs. Sign assembly includes preparing substrates and applying vinyl according to written instructions. Must also mount and/or laminate prints including operating and setting-up the laminator for over-laminating, encapsulation, or mounting of digital imaged products. This position must proofread signs and conduct quality assurance to ensure the efficient production of quality, accurate signs.

1. Follow a layout to place computer-generated vinyl or full color graphic image(s) on a predetermined substrate or medium.
2. Prepare substrates for vinyl application. This may include cutting, painting, laminating, cleaning and maintaining the substrates for vinyl application.
3. Weed excess vinyl from computer cut images. Weeding techniques vary with size, type of vinyl and complexity of image.
4. Perform quality assurance measures pre- and post-production by accurately reading and interpreting a Work Order and then proofing for errors or unacceptable standards.
5. Perform finishing operations such as laminating, encapsulating, and/or mounting of printed pieces.
6. Communicate with other employees and customers in a calm and professional manner.
7. Report inventory levels and stock to be reordered to the center manager/production manager or franchise partner.
8. Help unload and store raw materials; clean and maintain storage areas.
9. Work on multiple projects simultaneously.
10. Perform routine machine maintenance and minor repairs when necessary.
11. Adhere to all company policies, procedures and business ethics codes.

Graphic design with Adobe Illustrator experience is a plus.

1. Ability to stand for long periods of time.
2. Ability to lift 50 or more pounds.
3. Flexibility to lean over a waist-high table and use back and forth hand motion to apply vinyl letters and graphics to a substrate.
4. Ability to work under pressure to output high volume, high quality work.
5. Ability to use light power equipment.

FASTSIGNS® is much more than just selling signs. We are brand ambassadors and marketing experts who understand that our success only comes from our client’s success. We pinpoint the gaps in our client’s business strategies and offer unique and creative ways to help them reach their goals faster or solve the challenges that take their focus away from their objectives. Our product offerings are wide and vast, including everything from a simple point-of-purchase display to a fully interactive digital experience that leaves our customers saying "WOW!"

We are located at 3901 W Kennedy Blvd. Tampa, FL 33609. We are open Monday-Friday 8:30am – 5:30pm.

Pay starts at $14 and varies based on skill level and experience.

Benefits offered:
• Paid vacation time (1 week after 1 year. 2 weeks after 2 years), paid major holidays
• 50% paid health insurance on our group plan
• Team building outings
• In-house staff and birthday lunches.

This franchise is independently owned and operated by a franchisee. Your application will go directly to the franchisee, and all hiring decisions will be made by the management of this franchisee. All inquiries about employment at this franchisee should be made directly to the franchise location, and not to FASTSIGNS Corporate.

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Typically Monday through Friday business hours
Fast growing industry
Opportunity to work in a variety of roles