Artworker Apprentice

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1343810640-2
  • Date Posted: 2 June 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Coveris
  • Location: Cookridge, Yorkshire
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Health and Safety, Manufacturing
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

As a leading European print & packaging company, we are currently recruiting for 2 apprentices to join our Artwork team, based in Leeds. This is an exciting opportunity for anyone looking at getting into a Artworker role.

Entry requirements for these roles are: 5 GCSE's at Grade 4 or above, including Maths and English, ideally at Grade 6 or above.

The successful candidates will attend a training centre with Learn2Print, as well as completing online work.

The apprentices would start at £6.80ph for the first year of the apprenticeship.

Key Areas of Responsibility
  • You will report directly to the Brand Guardian for the full term of your Apprenticeship
  • Ensure you attend all classes for the duration of the Pre-Press to Print course
  • Ensure you fulfil all obligations and requirements from your tutor on the course
  • Read and refer to your Staff Handbook to understand our business core values, our expectations from you in your behaviour to others, adhering to company policies, and ensure you are aware of all requirements in our Health & Safety policy.
  • Strive to complete all artworks on time in full (OTIF), and right first time (RFT).
  • Complete 1st build artworks and amend all artwork in accordance to standard operating procedures (SOP's)
  • Follow any Mark-up/range notes/guidelines where applicable
  • Ensure artwork correctly adheres to specific print specification
  • Actively engage in learning guidelines and other areas of the studio
  • Be open minded and willing to learn new skills. Communicate to the wider team to ensure queries are addressed quickly and efficiently
  • Work with the Production Manager to support where fluctuations of workload demand
  • Maintain good housekeeping
Key Requirements
  • Proactive, positive, enthusiastic - demonstrates "can do" attitude
  • Well organised Individual with the ability to manage your time
  • Strive to be the best you can be at all times
  • Great attention to detail
  • Organised and calm under pressure
  • Friendly, approachable, and flexible in working patterns - a real team player
  • Willingness to multi-skill and support the needs and demands of the business
  • Excellent communicator (written and verbal) at all times
  • Innovative thinker
  • A desire to continually improve
  • Work Place Benefits
  • State-of-the-art facilities and manufacturing environments
  • Home to industry leading print and packaging technologies
  • Safe, inclusive workplaces which embrace diversity across our global sites
  • Over £24 million invested over last 3 years into next generation Paper manufacturing capabilities
  • Free onsite parking
  • People-first business where everyone feels part of the team
  • Forward thinking, forward acting responsible for our environment and our local communities with employee engagement through initiatives like our own global NO WASTE week and Earth Day
  • Employee recognition and reward schemes: S.T.A.R awards and NO WASTE champion
Training & Development
  • Quality training and career development opportunities
  • Career progression within and outside of the UK through our extensive EMEA site base
  • Fast-track, in-house recruitment process
Added Value/Wellbeing:
  • Life cover at four times basic annual salary
  • Free, expert pension advice
  • Wellbeing programmes to support physical and mental health
  • Corporate gym memberships subject to location
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Other staff rewards including food, vouchers, events etc.

Should you feel that this role is appealing to you, please submit your covering letter and CV.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, unfortunately we are unable to provide individual feedback. If you have not heard from us within 7 days after applying, then please assume that your application has not been successful.