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Apprentice Print Operator PENNINE LABELS LIMITED

Pennine Labels are offering an opportunity for an apprentice to join their busy company as a print operative. This role requires someone who is able to hit the ground running in the role and become a key member of staff over the course of the apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 16 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £187.50

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 08:45 - 16:45.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    17 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    25 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001729917

  • Positions

    1 available

The primary role of a print operative is to operate both digital and rotary print presses.  You will be trained to operate both digital and rotary print presses, so no previous experience is needed.

The presses manufacture printed fabric labels mainly for the clothing, bedding, and furniture industries.

You will be working as part of a team under supervision and will have some responsibility for some of the straightforward elements of the role.

The Print Operator will report directly to the Directors of the business.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Problem-solving skills

Personal qualities

  • Good attention to detail
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Works well both in a team and individually
  • Strives to meet high company standards

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

For the right candidate the opportunity to secure full-time employment upon completion.

Things to consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). 

For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Pennine Labels Ltd is a specialist fabric label printing company, which offers a complete label, print and packaging service for both manufacturers and retailers.

Established in 1979, Pennine Labels Ltd supply to a wide range of industries, our core client base are domestic textiles and soft furnishings. The brands we supply include Matalan, Primark, Next, Debenhams, BHS, and Tesco.

Our delivery service is second to none with orders available for despatch within one week of approval.  We provide a sampling service with PDF label artwork being emailed within 48 hours for customer approval. See our design page for more details of this service.

Employer

PENNINE LABELS LIMITED

Address

Unit 7

Enterprise Way, Whitewalls Industrial Estate

Colne

BB8 8LY

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Training

Training provider

BURNLEY COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Burnley College

Contact

Nathan Hodge 01282 733221 n.hodge@themis.ac.uk

Level 2 Lean Manufacturing Operative apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Full on the job training to be provided as well as being fully supported through gaining a level 2 qualification.

Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


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