The Press No 2 Operator will be responsible for assisting the No 1 press minder printing both colour and mono jobs from fixed and variable formats. It is his/her responsibility to make all printing resources available for the No1, to ensure the best quality job is produced at all times whilst adhering to ISO standards.
Good communication skills are essential at all levels of the organisation and externally. You will liaise with the Production Manager, your team and other departments to ensure good communications and smooth progress of work through the company. A strong awareness to meet client deadlines and quality expectations must be observed at all times.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Work within estimated press times on the job bag specification
Minimise waste of labour time and materials and maximise quality at all times
Be responsible for the loading and unloading of paper on the press.
Ensure that every aspect of work is captured on the Intranet Data Capture system
Maintain and clean press on a daily basis as per press checklist and maintenance schedules. Document and file service schedules and ensure machinery is kept in good working order
Booking in of press consumables, mixing inks when required & loading inks on press
Meet the deadlines set by the works list and the job bag
Make sure that you follow all the procedures relevant to your job stringently, concentrating on utilising all the technology available
Communicate any work improvement ideas that you have to the Production Director during the department update monthly meetings
Ensure the smooth hand-over of jobs and workloads to the following shift and to the finishing department communicating any potential issues
Liase with pre press and finishing departments to ensure smooth flow of work and maximum quality on all jobs
Any other duties as required by your manager
Previous press room experience as a No 2 – (a minimum of 1 year experience within the print industry) is essential.
Proven track record of KPI delivery
Proven experience of operating multiple Heidelberg presses (To include: Heidelberg XL75 & XL105)
Good verbal and written communication
Excellent & efficient organisational skills
Working under pressure and to tight timescales
Flexibility and commitment
8am till 4pm. If the night shift is required a shift premium will be applicable.
For more information call Hunters on 01752 222280