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Platen Operative | Print | Northumberland

Location
Northumberland
Salary
£18k-£22k + OT & 20 days holiday + bank holidays
Posted
23 Oct 2018
Closes
23 Nov 2018
Ref
NMJ15382
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Environmentally conscious with outstanding accreditations, a leading digital print manufacturer has a need for an experienced Platen Operative to join the team and operate brand new equipment. 


Platen Operative | Print | Northumberland | £18k-£22k + OT


Housing a variety of HP machinery, this company is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of digital and promotional print and occupy a real niche in the market. As a digital print company they design, produce and finish in house for short run projects.


As a Platen Operative on a day-to-day basis you will be:

  • Working day shifts Monday – Friday setting and running a Heidelberg cylinder platen press
  • Training employees on the Heidelberg press
  • Responsible for quality control and passing work
  • Accountable for the maintenance and upkeep of machinery


Key attributes required:

  • Experience setting and operating platen machinery – ideally the Heidelberg cylinder or platens 
  • Strong technical understanding of platen machinery
  • Experience in die cutting, foiling and embossing 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment ensuring high standards are kept at all times


Apply today if the role is of interest.