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Wide Web Flexo Printer x2



EAST MIDLANDS (please contact me for more info)

Salary for double day shift £660.86 per week (£34,364)
Includes shift premium 22%
Overtime time and a half up to 2pm Saturday
After 2pm Saturday and Sunday double time

Possibility of night shift on a rota basis when night shift worked (currently double day shift and small night shift - one crew)
Night shift hours 8pm - 6am Monday to Thursday (40 hours - 5 hours of which is overtime)
Shift premium 48%

Hours - 6-1 / 1-8 / 8-6

Our Client is a wide web packaging printer & converter, providing innovative solutions to their blue chip client base primarily in the food sector. They are currently recruiting 2 Flexo Printers to run 8 colour wide web flexo printing presses.

Key Skills / Responsibilities:

  • Previous experience operating Flexo presses - Miraflex, W&H, Fischer & Krecke, Uteco would be a distinct advantage
  • Follow the procedures on each press which have been written and agreed upon by personnel carrying out the tasks involved to create a systematic approach to the running of the press.
  • Setting up jobs - To set up the press following the relevant procedure for the job to be printed.
  • Hit changeover targets - Achieve the set times for each stage of the job. You must report any issues which prevent the targets being achieved.
  • Manage Assistants - Ensure the assistants carry out their tasks to the procedures set out
  • Maintain quality standard through the run - The quality achieved on the pass sheet must be maintained throughout the run using the equipment available, all reel end samples must be checked following the procedures.
  • Use experience and initiative to provide solutions and to overcome issues
  • Be capable of setting up a job and achieve a sheet to the standard required ready to be passed by a Supervisor.
  • Record all information accurately - SFDC - all time must be recorded to the correct stage or task being carried out.
  • Tallies - all tallies must be placed into reels following the procedure and accurate information regarding the fault recorded on the reel ticket.
  • Print folders - must be updated with all relevant information on how a job was produced in order to aid the efficiency in the production of the next print run, dated and initialled.
  • Communication - Ensure good communication at shift changeovers. The person coming off shift should ensure all relevant information is passed to the person coming on shift.
  • Ensure good housekeeping and maintenance of equipment
  • Set and maintain high standards, ensuring assistants also keep to this standard, reporting any issues.
  • Report faults following the 'faults and breakdown reporting' procedure. Maintain efficient team working
  • Continuous improvement, using a systematic approach is an essential part of our strategy. This relies on all personnel suggesting improvements to keep the company moving forward continually.
  • Ensure safe working practices at all times - The aim is to work more efficiently thus improving production times. This should not compromise Health & Safety standards in any way. Any Health & Safety concerns must be reported immediately following the correct procedure.

Wide Web Flexo Printer x2

East Midlands
Permanent, Full Time
no work experience required
£30,000 - £39,999

Published on 19 May 2022

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