Flexographic Printer - Flexible Packaging

Up to £28K
27 Nov 2017
27 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time




Shifts: 4 on / 4 off continental with opportunity for days and nights on rotation too.

Our client is a flexible packaging manufacturer in the UK, manufacturing a wide range of printed/unprinted polythene/LDPE bags and refuse sacks.

The company are currently looking to recruit a Flexographic Printer to operate an Uteco press.

Key Skills / Responsibilities:

  • Previous experience operating Flexographic presses.
  • Daily productivity responsibility ensuring that individual schedule and targets set are achieved.
  • Ensuring that jobs are produced to the highest quality level and that the quality procedures are followed.
  • Responsibility for cleanliness and general maintenance of equipment used in the process.
  • You are required to relay information through the specification sheet on how jobs are produced and exactly what settings are required to repeat the process.
  • Self-motivated individual who pays close attention to detail.
  • Ability to be flexible.
  • Excellent communicator to all levels of Managers and Employees.
  • Able to follow instructions and complete within a given timeline.
  • Preparation of printing press for running to include full job set up, adjustments of printing plates, ink pressures, feed and tension controls.
  • Choose material and inks required for production job being manufactured.
  • Monitor running operation of press.
  • Solve and correct problems that may occur on press.
  • Make quick and appropriate press adjustments when required to avoid expensive loss of material due to errors and to maintain consistent production quality.
  • Liaise with maintenance department for any necessary repairs required.
  • Remove and clean plates at the end of a press run.
  • Complete efficient change over between jobs.
  • Maintain accurate production, time and required quality information.
  • Follow safe working practices employed by the company.