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Flexo Press Operator




£Open depending on Experience

Hours: 3 shifts, 5 days a week (6am - 2pm / 2pm - 10pm / 10pm - 6am)

Our client is expanding its portfolio in Europe and has an exciting opportunity for a Flexographic Press Operator to join their global production / manufacturing company at their UK facility. Reporting to the Plant Manager the successful candidate will need to have a continuous improvement mindset and a focus on health & safety.

Job Overview:
The Flexo Press Operator is responsible for supporting goals of the plant in efficient operation of a flexographic press, printing to specification ensuring consistent quality. This is a technical and skilled position requiring strong mechanical aptitude and previous flexographic press experience. Candidates should have solid print environment experience, strong math skills, good attendance, and a desire to grow and learn with a label career focus

The following skills and experience are ideally required:

  • Follow all standard safety guidelines
  • Set up/adjust flexo press for job runs to meet specifications
  • Mix and match colours to PMS book.
  • Must have working knowledge of ink management for water base and UV inks
  • Monitor product and computerised equipment for quality during job runs.
  • Check precision of detail against specifications.
  • Take action to correct any problems
  • Print jobs maintaining optimum production rate, colour density, registration, and quality standard within company and customer guidelines
  • Interface with production software to record job status, material, and labour information
  • Comply with all company procedures, safety, and quality guidelines
  • Ensure proper cleanliness of press, work station, and immediate press area by following good housekeeping practice


  • Exhibit safety-first attitude from proper PPE compliance to maintaining an environmentally safe and hazard-free work environment.
  • Compliance with all workplace and product safety standards required
  • 2 years' experience in flexographic print/ manufacturing process
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced team environment and adapt to change
  • Basic computer skills
  • Demonstrate problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Positive attitude and quality conscious
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Responsible for working required overtime

Flexo Press Operator

no work experience required
High school
£30,000 - £39,999

Published on 6 Jul 2021

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