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Printer Floater - Labels



Hourly rate dependent on experience + Other Benefits
Shift: Double Day Shift Weekly Rotating
6:00am to 14:00 Monday to Friday
14:00 to 22.00 Monday to Friday

Our client is a privately owned, award winning, self-adhesive label manufacturer with prestigious state of the art production facilities, in a period of growth and expansion. This is a great opportunity for a highly motivated, enthusiastic individual to join a thriving, passionate print team and help continue to build on the company's long term success and contribute to their growth strategy.

Job Purpose:
Reporting to the Production Manager. To produce quality labels in a timely and efficient manner, the role of the Floater is to be a flexible resource to assist in always having an efficient, knowledgeable support within production.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to run all printing equipment, particularly printing labels and packaging; Nilpeter Servo Press, Mark Andy, MPS or similar flexographic presses, with experience of embellishments such as rotary screen, hot foil, cold foil, and embossing
  • Covering printers for holiday and sick.
  • Assisting in day to day production of printing, press passes etc.
  • Focus on continuous improvement within production.
  • Assisting in pre-press when required.
  • Assisting in finishing when required.
  • Covering the Ink Tech during holidays/sickness.
  • Operate Printing equipment according to procedures and job specifications.
  • Daily productivity responsibility ensuring that individual schedule and targets set are achieved.
  • Ensuring that jobs are produced to the highest quality level and that the ISO9001-2000 quality procedures are followed.
  • Responsibility for cleanliness and general maintenance of equipment used in the process.
  • Relaying information through the Specification sheet on how jobs are produced and exactly what settings are required to repeat the process.
  • To work with Production Manager to continually improve quality, processes and production efficiencies.
  • Advising the Production Manager if any tooling is not performing as well as is expected so that, if necessary, replacements can be purchased.
  • Follow all safety procedures in operating equipment and performance of job duties
  • Maintain work area in organised manner.
  • General ad hoc duties as they arise.

Skills & Experience Required for this Position:

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Running multi-colour flexo presses.
  • Responsibility for quality, efficiency and good housekeeping.
  • Able to troubleshoot to solve issues with machinery or print quality.
  • Excellent attention to detail and able to follow detailed processes and procedures.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Previous rewinding experience desirable.
  • Ability to follow instructions.
  • Ability to meet physical demands of the job (lifting up to 50 pounds, prolonged standing).
  • Ability to work as a team member and independently.
  • Ability to learn and apply new procedures and methods.
  • Math skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and ability to read a ruler.
  • Ability and willingness to perform repetitive tasks.
  • Ability to follow safety procedures.

Printer Floater - Labels

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

Published on 26 Aug 2021

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