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Pre Press Print Operative




£12.25 - £13.25/hour


Posted: 06/08/2022

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Title: Pre-Press Print Operative
Location: Haslingden
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Working Hours: 39.5 hours per week average
Salary: £12.25 - £13.25ph based on skills and relevant experience
If you are passionate and enthusiastic about print and want to continue your career with a well established reputable company with great benefits, this is the role for you . . .
Here's What You Can Expect To Be Doing:
As a Pre Press Operative you will ensure all pre-press aspects are ready and prepared for the presses, this includes inks, cylinders, plates and mounting. The pre-press operator will also be trained basic on all the presses to help cover breaks and holiday cover but mainly to assist in change overs. We are currently on a lean journey so this role is to help cut all the wastes of change overs whilst supporting improved run times.
You will play a pivotal role in creating high quality products for our customers. You will be:
* Assisting in changeovers on our presses, which range from 4 colour stack presses to an 8 colour CI press
* Mixing Inks to standards and press ready
* Preparing all Mounting for presses
* Identify and resolve print issues
* Using IQC and IFS software for colour matching
* Completing shift handovers to ensure a smooth transition and continuous production. As a matter of routine, ensuring the machinery is in an appropriate operational condition and that the next shift has been briefed on where production is up to and any other relevant production issues
* Optimising the change overs, as H&S and quality allow
* Operating processes in line with lean manufacturing techniques including SMED and the 5S principles
* Maintaining a clean, safe working environment. Ensuring that all spills are logged and cleaned immediately. Also, ensuring your colleagues are working in a safe way in your area
A Few Things About You:
* Ideally with pre-press experience (Desirable)
* Experience of working as a Printer (Essential)
* NVQ in Print (Desirable)
* Meticulous with a real eye for detail
* Can work under own initiative
* Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline intensive environment
* Strong problem-solving skills
* Basic computer skills
* Demonstrates excellent time-keeping and attendance
When you'll be working:
Working an average of 39.5 hours per week
Rotating 3-week pattern, working rotating days and nights (with no Saturday or Sunday)
Hours from 07:00 -19:00 and 19:00 - 07:00
Who We Are:
Flexipol is in its 28th year, and during this time the business has grown steadily each year, providing long term secure employment.
The company is BRC certificated and is an approved food packaging supplier to key manufacturers in the UK and internationally, such as those in the Marks and Spencer supply chain.
The Company prides itself on its innovative approach to product design and manufacturing, along with an excellent reputation for high-quality customer service.
We believe that our success is due to our unique blend of technical collaboration, innovation and extraordinary service and most importantly, the skills, team work and dedication of our employees.
Why work for us:
* Overtime rates are 1.50 of your basic rate after contracted hours
* Weekend rate of 1.50 of your basic rate for Friday nights
* Weekly Pay
* Company Bonus scheme (Based on performance, paid up to twice yearly)
* Employee Assistance Program
* Employee Referral Scheme
* Life Insurance
What To Do Next:
If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please apply via clicking the link to start your application.
Please note that we may hold interviews as and when applications are received and we reserve the right to offer to a candidate prior to the closing date. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.
Flexipol is an Equal Opportunities and Age Positive Employer

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