Trainee Printer

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1319797822-2
  • Date Posted: 9 May 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: eTalent
  • Location: Weldon, Northamptonshire
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Health and Safety, Manufacturing, Project Management, Social care
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

Trainee Printer

Corby, Northamptonshire

Full Time / Permanent

Do you want to work for a company who

  • cares for its employees & customers in equal measure?
  • is serious about sustainability & the environmental impact of its products & processes?
  • can provide a long-term future & personal development for those who aspire?

If yes, then read on to find out more about the job on offer.

Our client has an exciting opportunity for the Trainee Printer to join their business in Corby. This role will form part of a crew responsible for the operation of their printing presses and will support the existing team with great training, development, and career progression opportunities.

The role

  • To ensure the smooth running of all machinery which is being operated on the shift.
  • To ensure all Health and Safety, and PPE requirements are adhered to at all times.
  • To maintain current best working practices.
  • To report any non-conformities to the Team Leader immediately.
  • Learn and understand the following:

    • Paper Awareness
    • Ink matching, colour technology, and management
    • Machine setting and problem solving
    • Production efficiency

  • Housekeeping and maintenance of machines.
  • Performing regular QC checks in line to ISO requirements.
  • Any other duties as required by Team Leader.
  • To work in accordance with all company certifications.
  • Actively engage and participate in all elements of Health and Safety requirements, whilst utilising the Health and Safety systems available.

Working hours are 3-shift rotation, Monday to Friday.

Key job requirements

  • Experience of working within a busy manufacturing environment.
  • Previous knowledge of operating large format pre-print printing presses or similar equipment is desirable.
  • Strong technical ability and excellent attention to detail and be methodical in their approach.
  • Have an excellent eye for colour.
  • Ability to work as part of the team and on their own.
  • Able to work under pressure and at times meet tight deadlines.
  • Willingness to learn and develop new skills.

What's on offer

  • 25 days annual leave (plus 8 statutory) as standard
  • Contributory pension scheme (plus ad hoc access to independent financial advice)
  • Training & development
  • Free on-site parking
  • Employee Assistance - 24/7 free & confidential support to both you and your family
  • Access to on site mental health and wellbeing support
  • Regular health assessments (role dependent)
  • Cycle to work scheme

Who is our client?

They are a market-leading manufacturer of sustainable paper-based packaging. They care deeply about the health, safety and wellbeing of their employees, the communities in which they operate, and the service provided to their customers.

They have an incredibly loyal and capable workforce who they invest time in developing and encourage to reach their full potential; and you too could become a valued member of their family .

They strive to create a fully inclusive working environment where people from all backgrounds are free to be themselves and succeed. They value different perspectives, skills and experiences and welcome applications from all communities.

They are:

  • A Disability Confident Employer and guarantee an interview to candidates who meet their essential criteria.
  • Open to considering flexible working, such as part-time hours, hybrid working and other flexible options.
  • Happy to offer a wide range of Family Friendly policies including emergency time off for dependants and to provide generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave provisions for their valued colleagues.