Junior Gravure Printer

Up to £26.5K (Incl. Shift Rate) + 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays
06 Jul 2018
06 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time




Up to £26.5K (Incl. Shift Rate) + 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays

Working double day shifts: Monday to Friday – 6am to 2pm, 2pm to 10pm with overtime payable at time and a half.

Our client has 20 years’ experience in supplying reel fed flexible packaging and sophisticated quality management systems.

They are currently looking to recruit a Junior Gravure Printer.

The ideal candidate will have reel fed experience, alternatively our client provides training so any colour management experience or pre-press will also be considered.

Responsibilities / Requirements:

  • 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.
  • Check ink viscosity.
  • Ensure print registration and print alignment are correct and where necessary correct for specification.
  • Complete and make ready through press and examine for colour correctness, image, overall quality and uniform ink coverage.
  • Review, interpret and apply written job specifications and works instructions.
  • Load on printing material.
  • Monitor running operation of press.
  • Adjust speed 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.

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