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Machine Operator - Label Printing




Up to £26K depending on Experience + 20% Shift Allowance + 25 days + public holidays, Private Healthcare, Pension (matched up to 7%), Incentive Bonus, Death in Service benefit (3 x salary) plus other benefits TBD

Our Client is currently looking for an experienced label printer with a history of operating machines such as Nilpeter, Mark Andy, Gallus etc. multi-colour work would be very beneficial to this role (4 Colour would be a distinct advantage).
The main function of the Machine Operator is to set up, operate and dismantle a variety of colour press and ancillary equipment.


  • Candidates should demonstrate an understanding of the functions and basic mechanical workings of most machinesnder limited supervision
  • Performs appropriate functional quality tests for operations performed on all equipment
  • Has a working knowledge of job related policies and procedures
  • Complies with all required safety practices and regulations
  • Train new Operators in finishing operations

Principle Accountabilities:

  • To produce rolls of self-adhesive labels, tickets & tags
  • Consistently achieve productivity targets
  • Maintain optimum quality at all times
  • Complete accurate job records - time recording
  • Maintain optimum Health and Safety standards and keep press and work area clean at all times

Qualification / Experience:

  • Good general level education
  • Must have 1 - 3 years of related experience operating finishing and/or label conversion equipment
  • Experience of operating high-speed production machinery
  • Experience of working on a production environment to high quality standards and meeting targets and deadlines
  • General computer skills and numerical skills
  • Ability to use initiative with excellent problem-solving skills
  • Flexible approach with the ability to follow detailed instructions


  • Current COVID hours:

1 week on 6.15am till 12.45pm (6.5hrs per day with 1 x 30min break) 30hrs per week
1 week on 1.15pm till 8.45pm (7.5hrs per day with 1 x 30min break) 35hrs per week

  • Once COVID is clear, will revert to original hours:

1 week on 6.15am till 2.15pm (8hr day with one 30 minute break) 37.5hrs per week
1 week on 1.45pm till 22.15pm Monday to Thursday (8.5hr days with one 30 min break), then Friday 1.45pm till 7.15pm (5.5hrs no break on this day) 37.5hrs per week

Machine Operator - Label Printing

Permanent, Full Time
no work experience required

Published on 4 Nov 2020