Wide Web Flexo Printer

Location
Cheshire, England / Merseyside, England / Wales
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
22 Jan 2019
Closes
21 Feb 2019
Ref
PK5856
Contact
Nicola Hurd
Job Function
Machinery operator
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

NEW VACANCY! (PK5856)

WIDE WEB FLEXO PRINTER

COMMUTABLE AREAS: MERSEYSIDE, CHESHIRE, NORTH WALES, GREATER MANCHESTER

SHIFTS: 12 hours rotating days & nights - Monday to Friday, 3 one week, 4 the next.

Attractive Salary based on experience plus shift allowance

Our client is a leading packaging manufacturer currently recruiting for a time served wide web Flexographic Printer to join their team.

The company operate 5S, six sigma and lean manufacturing principles and adhere to the highest food contact and food safety standards. Our client is also fully BRC/IOP and ISO accredited. The company philosophy is to be at the forefront of flexible packaging innovation and developing innovative products, in-house, promptly and to a consistently high standard.

Responsibilities:

  • Promoting and adhering to safe working practices
  • Setting up and running the printing presses, putting on stereos, mixing inks etc
  • Colour matching
  • Flagging defective material and potential issues
  • Monitoring quality from a running press
  • Inspecting reel end samples and adjusting as necessary to maintain quality
  • Ensuring data is accurately recorded
  • Following Work Instructions and Customer Specifications
  • Meeting or exceeding performance standards with regard to safety, waste, quality, productivity and environmental standards
  • Maintaining a clean and tidy environment
  • Actively getting involved with initiatives and projects
  • To have an understanding of all procedures relevant to the role

Key Skills:

  • Preferred experience operating Fischer & Krecke / Bobst wide web presses or similar
  • Works well with others in the pursuit of team goals; shares information; supports others
  • Adaptable; receptive to new ideas; willing and able to adjust to changing demands and circumstances
  • Remains calm, objective and in control in stressful situations; maintains stable performance under pressure; accepts criticism without becoming over defensive
  • Communicates orally in a manner which is clear, fluent, and to the point, and which holds the audience's attention - both in group and one-on-one situations

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