Lithographic Offset Printer

The Smurfit Kappa Group plc are Europe's leading corrugated packaging company and one of the leading paper-based packaging companies in the world. An industry leader with 46,000 employees globally, 350 production sites around the world, with locations in 23 countries in Europe and 13 countries in the Americas.

People are at the heart of the organisation and we are constantly working towards creating a fully inclusive working environment where people from all backgrounds are free to be themselves and can succeed. Diversity makes sense for us, for our customers and for our future. We value different perspectives, skills and experiences, and welcome applications from all sections of our communities.

Smurfit Kappa Corrugated UK are;

  • A Disability Confident Employer and guarantee an interview to candidates who meet our essential criteria.
  • Open to considering flexible working, such as part-time hours, hybrid working and other flexible options.
  • Happy to offer a wide range of Family Friendly policies including emergency time off for dependants and to provide generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave provisions for our valued colleagues.

Main responsibilities include:

  • To lead the team running KBA 162 machine.
  • To ensure all Health & Safety & PPE requirements are adhered to at all times.
  • To maintain current best working practices.
  • To report any non-conformities to the Print Manager immediately.
  • Housekeeping and maintenance of machines.
  • Performing regular QC checks in line to ISO requirements.
  • Any other duties as required by the Print Manager.
  • To work in accordance with all company certifications.
  • Actively engage and participate in all elements of Health and Safety requirements, whilst utilising the Health and Safety systems available.
  • Learn and understand the following -
  • Paper Awareness.
  • Ink matching, colour technology and management.
  • Machine setting and problem solving.
  • Production efficiency.

Skills, knowledge & experience desired:

  • Experience of working within a busy manufacturing environment.
  • Previous experience of running large format lithographic printing presses (ideally 2 years).
  • Knowledge of coating systems & driers would be advantageous although training can be given.
  • Excellent attention to detail, methodical in their approach and ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Have an excellent eye for colour.
  • Be an all-round team player.
  • Strong technical ability.

In addition it is offered:

  • Competitive Salary based on candidarte's level of experience & knowledge.
  • 25 days per year of holiday plus statutory Bank Holidays.
  • Pension Scheme.
  • Employee Assistance Programme for Employee and immediate family.
  • Training & Development opportunities.

The standard working hours are 3 shift rotation Monday to Friday (6am – 1.30pm; 1.30pm- 9pm, 9pm-6am).

If you are looking for a new and exciting opportunity to work as the Lithographic Offset Printer within Europe's leading corrugated packaging company, we would love to hear from you! Please apply and attach a copy of your CV by the closing date of 26th September 2022.

Salary Competitive

Type Full time

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Closing Date for Applications

Location Corby
NN17 5JT

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