Creatapack Limited is a family run manufacturer of paper and polythene packaging of over fifty years.  Due to expansion, we are currently looking for a Flexographic Printer to join our team at our factory in Bridgwater, Somerset.

Key duties will include (but not exclusively):

  • Setting up and operating flexographic Uteco printing press, including (but not exclusively):
    • Making ready the press.
    • Loading and unloading of materials onto and off the press, ensuring that materials are ready for the ongoing production process.
    • Collecting ink and printing plates.
    • Registering of printing plates and checking of inks for colour, viscosity etc.
    • Operating the press to achieve the required print design.
  • Carrying out first off print inspections, identifying imperfections, alignment and other quality issues. Ensuring quality throughout the print run.
  • Responsibility for efficiency and housekeeping including (but not exclusively):
    • Maintenance of the press, including (but not exclusively) roller and anilox preparation prior to printing.
    • Management of ink stock levels.
    • General housekeeping duties, including cleaning of ink trays, filing of printing plates and storage of inks.
  • Support and help in the cross-training of other team members within the print process.
  • All other duties commensurate with the post.

The successful applicant will need to:

  • Ideally have some experience of operating Uteco printing presses and working with solvent based inks.
  • Have a good eye for detail.
  • Be willing to work as part of a team and be willing to work in all areas of the factory as required.
  • Be self-motivated and able to work to tight deadlines.
  • Have a flexible, positive attitude to the workplace.
  • Have good time management skills.
  • Have good communication skills.

The position will be full-time, Monday to Friday.

20 days holiday per year, excluding bank holidays.

Starting rate – £24,000-£28,000, dependent upon experience.  Apply via email in the first instance to [email protected] (NO AGENCIES NEED APPLY).