Ink Technician (Flexographic Inks)

  • Job Reference: PK8341
  • Date Posted: 28 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Future Recruitment Ltd
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  • Location: West Yorkshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Up to £33K + Pension
  • Sector: Digital print/reprographics, Packaging, Production, Print
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description



Up to £33K + Pension + 4.5 x Death In Service Benefit + 22 days Holidays rising to 25 days (excl. bank hols) + Overtime

Hours: Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm

Our Client is a Flexographic Printer for high volume, fast-paced print with a current requirement for an Ink Technician at their busy site.

Duties include:

  • Maintaining a safe and well-organised ink work area.
  • Following standard operating procedures, utilising ink dispensing equipment, colour management devices and business system software, to ensure quality standards are achieved.
  • Records color formula in colour management software and issues formula and mixing procedure to appropriate workers.
  • Log all information requested on the color match.
  • Maintains file folders containing color ink prints and formulas for each design for use as printing standard.
  • Review of daily production schedule and production status to ensure timely preparation and staging of inks.
  • Maintains Ink room inventories, (inks, solvent, adhesive, operating supplies).
  • Review job tickets to verify ink components are available and used as specified.
  • Performs quality color checks.
  • Processes ink returns and recertify to standards.
  • Monitors press for related ink issues and assists with trouble shooting.
  • Processes ink deliveries and stores supplies.

Skills Required:

  • 3-5+ years of experience in printing and knowledge of flexo ink procedures.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.