Print Supervisor - Flexo or Gravure

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Attractive Basic Salary depends on skill level + Benefits
Posted
27 Nov 2017
Closes
27 Dec 2017
Ref
PK5072
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


NEW VACANCY! (PK5072)

PRINT SUPERVISOR

LONDON / KENT

Monday to Friday: day shift

Our client is a leading packaging manufacturer. The group supplies products to multinational corporations and local market leaders in FMCG industries. In recent years the group has developed from a supplier with a strong European regional focus into a group which is active on a global basis in the world's most attractive and fastest-growing markets for packaging.

They are currently looking to recruit a Print Supervisor to operate presses and to manage teams of up to 15 Operators / Printers on shift.

The ideal candidate will have Flexo or Gravure print experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Plans and supervises the work of skilled Printers and Operators
  • Supervises and participates as necessary on presses according to workflow and trains Apprentices in the operation of printing equipment.
  • Inspects work in progress and finished materials to see that quality and quantity standards are complied with.
  • Resolves technical problems such as special ink mixtures.
  • Requisitions materials, inks, and equipment; schedules necessary repair and service of machines; makes periodic inventory of supplies.
  • Sees that records of cost, production, and time worked are maintained and appropriate records submitted.
  • Performs related work as required.

Education & Experience:

  • High school or vocational school qualification preferably supplemented by specialised print training in flexographic or gravure printing
  • Considerable experience, including some supervisory experience, in technical printing work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of the use and application of papers, inks, fluids, and chemicals used in printing.
  • Ability to train and direct the work of a staff of printing personnel.