*Vacancy Filled* Signage Technician (Full Time)

15 November, 2018


** This Vacancy has now been filled **


Due to the significant growth within of Signage department, we are looking for an enthusiastic and adaptable individual to join our diverse print business. The individual will assist in the manufacture and installation of internal and external signage and graphics using various forms of media and materials. Although the predominant sector of our business is printing, we have seen significant growth within our Signage department. We manufacture, supply and fit all forms of signage including shop frontage, vehicle wraps and graphics, indoor displays and large format displays and art installations.

H&H Reeds Printers have been trading for 140 years and we are proud to be Cumbria’s largest commercial printer, and one of the best equipped in the North of England. We are looking for a highly motivated individual with an exceptional eye for detail, and who takes pride in going that extra mile in ensuring our client’s designs are brought to life through precision and attention to detail.

The role encompasses all aspects of manufacture, using various types of materials and machinery including, printers, vinyl cutter and CNC routers. On almost all occasions, we fit the signs and graphics onsite for our clients, this is done at various locations throughout the United Kingdom, but predominantly Cumbria and surrounding counties.

Our clients vary from design agencies with valuable customers, to clients who require assistance designing their signage product for their business, whether it be a shop sign, vehicle wrap or graphics. The applicant should be able to converse confidently and politely with our customers, so as to ascertain their full requirements, they should also be competent in using computers and digital devices.

Previous fitting experience is not a necessary requirement of the post, as training will be provided to the successful applicant. However, a willingness to learn new skills and a dedication to achieving our customers’ requirements is a necessity.


The key roles and activities are:

  • receiving production instructions on dockets
  • ensuring that customer requirements are understood
  • measuring and estimating signage utilising computerised sign technology
  • installing and maintaining all types of sign and display
  • assembling and installing shop fascias, including but not limited to: sign trays, acrylic letters, and free-standing signs.
  • applying vehicle graphics and vinyl wraps to all types of commercial and private vehicles in accordance with customer requirements
  • liaising with the signs team and the customer to resolve any issues
  • providing digital printing as required in accordance with customer requirements
  • advising customers on aspects of design, quality and cost efficiency
  • working at various locations on buildings and vehicles
  • to utilise print and graphic design software
  • to receive customer complaints and either refer them to the Signs & Display Manager or deal with them in accordance with appropriate procedures
  • to monitor the sector for H&H Reeds Printers and to develop an awareness of new methods, services and products in order to ensure the company is capable of reaction to any developments
  • to attend training and to develop relevant knowledge and skills in particular with relation to the print system


The successful candidate will be keen to progress and develop specialist skills within the workplace, have good communication skills, be flexible, enthusiastic, self-motivated and have an interest in the signage sector.

This is an exceptional opportunity for the right individual to develop a career with a profitable and growing company in an interesting business environment.


Successful applicants will be required to start as soon as available.

Salary will be based on experience.

Based at our Printworks on Southend Road, Penrith.

Hours of work are Monday to Friday 8.00am – 4.30pm, but as we are a manufacturing company, you may be asked to work weekends and altered hours, offering the opportunity to boost your salary with overtime during busier periods.

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

For a more detailed job description please click here.


Closing Date: 30th November 2018
Interview Date: To be confirmed


To apply for the above position, please complete our online Application Form.  Or submit the application form and covering letter to Margaret Irving, Group Personnel Manager, H&H Group plc, Borderway, Rosehill, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2RS or email to margaret.irving@hhgroupplc.co.uk


Signage Technician Installing a Sign to the Exterior of a Building