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Apprentice Flexographic Printer D & M Packaging

Excellent opportunity to join a successful and growing packaging based company based in Crewe, Cheshire and gain the experience and knowledge needed to learn a variety of print related skills, and work alongside highly skilled and experienced print operators.

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Closing date: 29 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    3 on-3 off shift pattern; Sunday - Friday, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 36.00

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    30 May 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

Duties will include:

  • Cleaning and storing plates according to our stock locations
  • Learn and get familiar with flexographic press, after training in plate laying and ultimately train as a print operator
  • Monitor and control print quality including ink viscosities
  • Learn colour matching to customer specification
  • Support ink tech in press return modification to make them able to use for other jobs
  • Use X-rite scanning software
  • Ink preparation for press for different jobs

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communication skills
  • IT skills

Personal qualities

  • Problem solving
  • Initiative

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 1-4/G-C or equivalent) essential

Future prospects

  • Full time positions available on successful completion of apprenticeship working 3 on-3 off shift pattern between Sunday to Friday

About the employer

D&M Packaging is a well-established growing company suppling printed Flexible packaging to all the major UK supermarkets as well as food manufactures Globally.


D & M Packaging


Unit 21

Crewe Hall Enterprise Park

Weston Road



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Training provider

British Printing Industries Federation

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


Arun Madar 07850771027

  • Level 3 Print Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional English/maths skills where required
  • Off-the-Job Training

Apprenticeship standard

Print technician

Level 3 (A level)

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