Flexo Printer

Location
North West England
Salary
Salary from £20K+ dependent on experience + pension
Posted
04 Sep 2018
Closes
04 Oct 2018
Ref
PK5642
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

NEW VACANCY! (PK5642)

FLEXO PRINTER                                                      NORTH WEST 

Salary from £20K+ dependent on experience + pension 

Hours: Continental Shifts/ 2 week rotation:
Week 1 - 12 hr days: Mon, Tues, Fri, Sat, Sun
Week 2 - 12 hr days: Weds, Thurs
Week 3 – 12 hr nights: Mon, Tues, Fri, Sat, Sun
Week 3 – 12 hr nights: Weds. Thurs

Our client is one of the market leading labels & packaging printers in the UK. They have an established reputation for quality, reliability and value for money. They primarily supply the food sector, who supply major brands as well as the major supermarket chains. With a blue chip customer base, their key strengths lie in high quality print and downstream conversion capabilities, working closely with customers to produce innovative solutions for their packaging needs and striving to be a world class packaging manufacturer. 

Responsibilities:  

  • Job set up – Following written Job bag/Instructions relating to customer orders
  • Materials selection - Selecting the correct materials to produce customer orders in line with the Job bag instructions
  • Print set up - Selecting the correct Inks & plates to complete the correct print quality set up
  • Manufacturing process – Selecting the correct rotary cutters to complete the press setup & carrying out quality checks, at the start, during and at the end of the print run
  • Operating Fanfolders & Sheeter stackers if the job set up requires it
  • Identifying problems and fixing faults related to the Job set up and product quality
  • Cleaning presses on completion of a print run or job completion
  • Carrying out very basic machine maintenance
  • Working with other members of the Production team to enhance Knowledge & Training

Skills required:

  • An eye for detail
  • Problem-solving skills
  • The ability to concentrate for long periods
  • Mechanical and practical skills
  • Team Player

A qualification in printing, reprographics, general art and design or digital design will be useful, but not essential. Full training will be provided for the right candidate and salary would be negotiable depending on skills and qualifications

The applicant will require colour-normal vision.

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