Print Machine Operator

Location: Deeside
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £29,055
Reference: MK-PMO
Contact Name: Marlena Kostecka
Expiry Date: 2022-06-05

Gap personnel (operating as an employment business) are currently recruiting for our client based in the Deeside area. We are looking to recruit a Print Machine Operator on a Permanent basis to join our clients team. 


Our client provides sustainable recycled paper, corrugated cardboard and flexible packaging manufacturing solutions as well as solutions for waste management and the recovery of waste.


Salary: £29,055 inc shift premium.

Contract: Full time, permanent. 24/7 shift Rota pattern.




Help set up and operate print machinery to optimum levels in a safe working manner

Ensure that all spills are logged and cleaned immediately

Work in line with site standards for BRC & ISO

Operate processes in line with lean manufacturing techniques including SMED and the 5S principles

Maintain press consumables to ensure a continuous supply including loading/offloading of master reels and loading/offloading of inks on the print press.

Manage and operate the press in the absence of the Lead Printer, including rest breaks.

Spot and report any non-conformities to the Lead Printer or Shift Manager and support resolution as required.

Assist with general cleaning and maintenance of print equipment.

Work with colleagues in other areas e.g. Ink Technicians, Mounters etc. to maintain production standards.

Display flexibility to support other areas of Production as and when required, including operating other machinery such as Conversion/Slitting machinery.


Required Experience 


Part or fully trained Printer, preferably with flexographic experience

Extensive flexographic experience, specifically with experience of self-adhesive label production.

Experience of Mark Andy or BOBST printers an advantage

Background in manufacturing, either label or packaging printing

Exposure to Lean Six Sigma or other continuous improvement techniques an advantage Considerable exposure to quality, health, safety and environmental standards and practices within a production setting


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