Direct Mail Machine Operator Apprentice WEBPRINT DM LIMITED

We are looking to employ an apprentice Machine Operator to work in our busy factory in Stourton, Leeds. To learn about Direct Mail & print finishing by using machinery that can insert printed material into envelopes.

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Closing date: 20 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £122.50

  • Working week

    Mon-Fri 8:30-16:30 (1 hour unpaid lunch)

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    03 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001292284

  • Positions

    1 available

We are a print/finishing/Direct Mail company looking to employ an apprentice Machine Operator to work in our busy factory in Stourton, Leeds. The Apprentice will learn:

  • To operate the Direct Mail machines
  • To learn how to maximise machine efficiencies and minimise machine downtime.
  • To experience how to work with targets ensuring optimum running speeds with quality driven approach.
  •  Learn to manage and look after the equipment, seek quality, and learn about environment and health and safety responsibilities.

The apprentice will be mentored by experienced machine operators & will report to the Direct Mail Manager.

The apprentice will be working in a very busy environment where jobs have to be completed on time giving high regard to quality. There will be times when a particular job is laborious yet candidates will still be required to remain motivated.  They have to be punctual, reliable and motivated.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Literate
  • Numerate

Personal qualities

  • Natural keen interest to learn & understand machinery
  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • Motivated

Qualifications required

GCSEs are an advantage; however no formal qualifications are required for the role.

Future prospects

Prospects are dependent upon the drive and enthusiasm of the candidate, but realistically with further training and experience this apprentice role can act as a launch pad leading to a permanent position within the company.

Things to consider

Pay reviews will be conducted dependant on individual performance. Vacancy will close early if the right candidate is found - apply early to avoid disappointment. Please note you may be contacted via e-mail for interview. From April 1st 2017 the National Minimum Wage (NMW) for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the National Minimum Wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

Printing & print finishing company.

Employer

WEBPRINT DM LIMITED

Address

Navigation Park Unit 2

Leeds

LS10 1EP

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Training provider

  • NVQ in Machine Printing
  • Technical Certificate in Printing and Graphics Communications
  • Funcationl Skills where required

Apprenticeship framework

Print and Printed Packaging

Training provider

British Printing Industries Federation

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by British Printing Industries Federation

Contact

Rachael Elliott 01676 526 046 rachael.elliott@bpif.org.uk


Other information

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) for Apprentices is £2.73 per hour. From October 1st 2015 it increases to £3.30 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.
The Wage for apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training.

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Closing date: 20 Oct 2017