Trainee Printer






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Job Overview:

Trainee Printer

We are currently recruiting for a Trainee Printer to work a 3 shift rotating system (although flexibility surrounding shifts is required to meet demand).

Based in Corby, the company is a market leader and can offer routes for progression in a stable yet continuously evolving environment. A unique and exciting opportunity to learn a trade whilst in fulltime permanent employment for an excellent starting salary. 

The Role & Key Purpose of the role

The successful candidate would be expected to learn all principal aspects of the flexographic printing which include:

  • Adhering to site safety rules and procedures;
  • Paper awareness;
  • Ink matching, colour technology and management;
  • Machine setting and problem solving;
  • Production efficiency;
  • Housekeeping and maintenance of machines;
  • Performing regular QC checks in line to ISO requirements.



Skills, Knowledge, Qualification & experience 

  • Ability to work under pressure and at times meet tight deadlines whilst maintaining safe working practices and product quality;
  • Experience of working within a busy manufacturing environment;
  • Previous knowledge of operating large format pre-print printing presses or similar equipment;
  • Strong technical ability;
  • Excellent attention to detail and be methodical in their approach;
  • Have an excellent eye for colour;
  • An excellent team player;
  • Must be keen, flexible, hardworking and enthusiastic.


The successful candidate will be required to work on a rotating 3 shift system Monday to Friday 6.00am to 1.30pm, 1.30pm to 9.00pm and 9.00pm to 6.00am (Monday to Thursday). This Business regularly works weekend overtime and flexibility to support this requirement is a benefit.

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