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Apprentice Flexographic Printer Bootyman Printers Ltd

Bootyman Printers are looking to recruit an apprentice to work within our busy Flexographic printing department. You will learn the fundamentals of Flexographic printing.

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Closing date: 26 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £225.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.00am - 4.30pm (37.5 hours/p/w). Working towards a rotating shift pattern of 5.40am - 2.00pm and 2.00pm - 10.20pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    27 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Dec 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001797963

  • Positions

    1 available

Bootyman Printers are looking to recruit an apprentice to work within our busy Flexographic department. You will learn the fundamentals of Flexo printing whilst carrying out the below responsibilities:

  • Printing on the Company’s 7 colour UV flexographic printing press
  • Mounting of printing plates
  • Setting the press including anilox rollers and inks
  • Running the press to produce in-register printed work
  • Maintaining and making adjustments including speed and checking ink viscosity
  • Carrying out machine change-overs quickly, efficiently and accurately
  • Completing production paperwork in line with ISO and BRC requirements
  • Completing preventative maintenance and the appropriate documentation as required

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Skills will be developed on the job

Personal qualities

  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Punctual
  • Willing to problem solve

Desired qualifications

No formal qualifications required for the right candidate, however the ability to pass Level 2 English and Maths qualifications in functional skills is essential.

Future prospects

Permanent role available upon successful 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

Bootyman Printers Ltd are a long established print and packaging company with over 100 years’ service to the industry.

Employer

Bootyman Printers Ltd

Address

Units 1-2

Brighton Street, Freightliner Road

HU3 4UW

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Training

Training provider

British Printing Industries Federation

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

Contact

Arun Madar 07850 771027 arun.madar@bpif.org.uk

  • Print Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard - Press pathway
  • Functional Skills where required
  • Off the Job Training

Apprenticeship standard

Print technician

Level 3 (A level)


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