Litho Print Operators and Print Assistants

  • Job Reference: 00007345-1
  • Date Posted: 23 October 2019
  • Recruiter: Firstan Ltd
  • Website: http://www.firstan.co.uk
  • Location: Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: TBD
  • Sector: Packaging, Production
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Due to recent expansion and investments we require Experienced Litho Print Operatives and Print Assistants (In house training will be provided for Print Assistants)

Opportunities exist to be part of a dynamic team in this new exciting stage of our business which has been trading for over 40 years.

Print Operators are responsible for the set up, running and routine maintenance of our Komori and Mitsubishi printing presses, ensuring that our quality and productivity targets are constantly being met. Our extensive customer list includes some of the largest names in the food, healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors, so attention to detail is paramount. You will be expected to identify and troubleshoot issues as they arise, both individually and in conjunction with other operators and management.

Print Assistants are responsible for ensuring all materials such as inks, board and plates are ready for each job, washing the machine up between jobs, and assisting the Print Operator as required. Full training will be given, but experience of operating or working on machinery of similar types would be advantageous

Our working shift pattern consists of 3 x 12.5 hour days/nights per week and rotates as 2 weeks of day working and two weeks of night working. Further details of the shift pattern would be explained during an interview.

Some of the benefits of the shift system are:

Weekly travelling expenses are reduced.

More free time made available. You are only working 135 days a year.

Opportunity to work overtime when off shift.

Other Benefits for the above position Includes

Contributory pension plan

Life insurance

7 weeks holiday

A flexible approach is required as well as the ability to be able to work as part of a team under your own initiative.

Remuneration for these roles is dependent on experience and will be hourly paid, incorporating a shift bonus. 

If either of these role sounds of interest to you please send us an up to date CV, along with an indication of your salary expectations. Please be aware that due to the number of applications we receive, it is not possible to offer feedback on an individual basis to unsuccessful applicants.