Web Unit Print Manager

Kettering, Northamptonshire

Job summary

Go Inspire
competitive salary.
Printing, Printing - Web Offset
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

At our Kettering site we are looking for a Web Unit Print Manager with a proven record to run a successful web plant. The business takes pride in its quality of goods manufactured by applying a methodical approach to constantly maintaining high levels of performance and quality. The continuing success of the business will require creative thinking, innovative ideas, adapting to new ways of working and empowerment of your team.


As our Web Unit Print Manager, you will control all aspects of heat-set Web Printing, with two Goss M600 presses which are equipped with Folders, VITS Sheeters, a Scheffer Inline Finishing, Closed Loop colour systems and various gluing and perfing options.


Key responsibilities


  • Driving Manufacturing performance.
  • Managing Maintenance of Plant Machinery
  • Working within Budgetary restrictions
  • Responsible for Managing manning levels including Temporary staff.
  • Ensuring Quality control is constantly maintained.
  • Assist in developing strategic plans in new processes and ways of working.
  • Monitoring performance, employee training and skills and implement department improvements.
  • Maintain 6S housekeeping standards
  • Achieve all quality standards to ISO accreditations standards.
  • Ensure that all crew members follow SSOW’s for all equipment. (H&S)
  • Ensure all waste is segregated for correct disposal (Environmental & Security)
  • Ensure Web Plant and all aspects including logistics integrate seamlessly with Sheetfed and Bindery business units.


Skills required for Web Unit Print Manager role:


  • Web litho graphical printing experience with all round knowledge of all aspects of Heat-Set Web.
  • Technical knowledge of Scheffer Inline Finishing or of similar systems.
  • Experience of direct mail and within web finishing would be advantageous  
  • Pro-active approach to technical problem solving is essential.
  • Have a high level of attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Integrate well with fellow Managers promoting team ethics.



If you think you are the right candidate for our Web Unit Print Manager position then please send your CV, along with your salary expectations, to Kettering.HR@goinspire.co.uk  – don’t miss out, we’d love to hear from you!

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