Production Assistant

  • Job Reference: PM1683
  • Date Posted: 7 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Print Match Ltd
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  • Location: Hatfield, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £28,000 to £33,000
  • Sector: Packaging, Production, Print
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our well-established and highly regarded clients' production team. The Production Assistant must be experienced in working within a print or packaging manufacturing site. You must be able to work accurately and keep calm under pressure within a busy environment.

The ideal candidate should have at least 2 years experience working in a Print or packaging environment and the successful candidate will be working closely with the production manager to ensure the factory produces work to the highest standard and to scheduled timings.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated individual to learn from an experienced team rapidly expanding and incorporating the latest technology. This role will be pivotal in the success of the business going forward.

Key Responsibilities

  • Direct factory staff depending when required to meet scheduled production requirements
  • Purchasing of Print and production consumables
  • Preparing dies, stripping boards and consumables for the cut and crease department ahead of schedule Die and speed stripper for cut and crease
  • Preparing inks, blankets, plates and consumables for the print department ahead of schedule
  • Problem Solving issues that occur in production
  • Respond to machine downtime to assist in resolution
  • Understanding and identifying Works instruction tickets and feeding back issues
  • Covering production roles when required or absences.
  • Managing the factory floor space to ensure optimal utilisation and clear workflows
  • Prerequisite programme for BRC
  • Maintaining standards of health and safety, hygiene and security in the work environment.

Candidate requirements for the role:

  • Ability to work within deadlines in a very fast paced environment and cope under pressure
  • Good Computer literacy
  • Work closely with operators and factory staff to build rapport and a supportive culture
  • Team player with keen eye for detail
  • Particular attention to detail to deliver against production targets and schedule
  • Can do attitude and Willingness to take on extra responsibilities if need be
  • Ideally haveExperience in BRC, HACCP and ISO
  • Ideally have previous experience within a print or packaging manufacturing site

We'd be really keen to hear from you if you have a production background, a solid understanding of the printing processes and are willing to be hands-on when required. Send in your CV ASAP if this sounds like the role for you!


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