Lithographic Printer

  • Job Reference: 00010987-1
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2021
  • Recruiter: Offset Print & Packaging
  • Location: Aylesford
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Numerous benefits see job specification.
  • Sector: Production, Print
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent

Job Description

Due to continued business growth an opportunity has arisen for a Lithographic Printer

The successful applicant will be experienced in the operation of large multi-colour offset printing machines and be capable of producing high quality packaging and greetings card work, and be willing to work on a rotational shift pattern which includes nights and weekends.

 Main Responsibilities: 

  • Lithographic Printing in UV and Conventional Inks.
  • Cutting stripper blankets and using Cyrel plates.
  • Printing Process, Pantones and Special Effects.
  • Machine Maintenance
  • Use of emulsions and UV lacquers.

 Skills and Attributes: 

  • Being able to work well within both a team and in small partnerships
  • Ability to prioritise multiple tasks and work under strict timescales
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Ability and willingness to share knowledge and skills with other members of the team
  • Confident and enthusiastic with a desire to learn and develop through continuous training
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Experience of working within the packaging/greetings cards sector
  • Organised, methodical and logical approach to work
  • Able to show a high degree of initiative and flexibility
  • Able and willing to do overtime during busy periods.

 Benefits for the Lithographic Printer include:

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • 200 hours holiday entitlement + 8 Statutory Bank Holiday allowance
  • Workplace Pension
  • Training on all relevant IMS`s and personal development in line with the role
  • Overtime available, paid at x1.5 standard hourly rate
  • Shift Premium of 20% paid when working on the designated Night Shift