Ink Technician.

Leeds, West Yorkshire.

Job summary

Harrison Scott Associates
Up to £30k pa / DOE
Printing, Printing - Flexographic
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Our Client specialises in the manufacture of Inks and they are seeking a technician willing to learn and develop the skills required to eventually run a busy ink department based in the Leeds area,

Training will be given to the successful Candidate and applications from general print / packaging production will be given equal consideration if working with inks has been part of your role.

Hours: Monday-Friday 7am-4pm, 40 hours per week with voluntary overtime available for holiday cover and during high production periods.

Must have:

Good colour vision.
Computer literacy and knowledge of Microsoft Office - and ability to be trained to use ink formulation software.
A full UK driving license.

Desirable experience.

Previous experience working with printing inks - or similar products such as paints is beneficial, as is experience working with ink dispensing systems - but not essential with on the job training provided..

Main functions of the role:

Providing a consistent, timely ink dispensing service in line with the daily production plan.
Ink formulating and colour matching using spectrophotometer and proofing equipment.
Ensuring all operating and health and safety procedures are adhered to, reporting any safety incidents to management.
Carrying out any necessary colour corrections on press.
Maintain stock control of all inks, varnishes and cleaning products, by doing routine stock counts, and ordering products when required.
Ensure absolute departmental cleanliness as well as inspecting and cleaning the dispensing and ancillary equipment daily, reporting any faults.
Control and organize the safe removal of all the empty waste tubs and ink.
Supporting production ink trials and press passes.

**All enquiries in strictest confidence.
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