Here at Essentra we are currently recruiting for an experienced Flexographic Printer to join the Print team at our labels production site on the outskirts of Newport, South Wales (5 min from the M4).
The successful candidate will be responsible for the printing of self-adhesive labels, whilst maintaining a high quality standard. You must be able to work flexible shift patterns and possess significant experience of operating narrow web flexographic print machines.
We produce complex labels using a variety of techniques (including screen, foil, multi-web, and braille) so this will be a great opportunity to showcase your abilities at the highest level. In return for your expertise we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, and we will also be able to provide financial assistance with relocation (if applicable).
Essentra are a leading global provider of packaging and authentication solutions to a diversified blue-chip customer base in the health and personal care, consumer and specialist packaging sectors.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Operating multi-colour flexographic presses, producing high quality labels with a variety of finishes.
- Ensuring that the area, equipment and machinery are kept clean and tidy and in accordance with the relevant procedures during shift.
- Troubleshooting issues with the printing press or print quality.
- Responsible for ensuring that all products made and all quality checks are carried out in accordance with laid down quality and standard operating procedures.
- Ensuring that all Health, Safety and Environmental policies relating to your work area are adhered to by you at all times.
- Carry out basic maintenance in accordance with standard procedures.
You should have the following skills, experience and/or qualifications:
- Extensive flexographic printing experience gained from within the label or packaging industry.
- Nilpeter (FA Series) and rotary screen experience is highly desirable.
- Excellent attention to detail.
- A good understanding of safe working practices.
- Ideally you will possess experience of producing a variety of labels.