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Apprentice Print Finishing and Warehouse Operator Phase Print Limited

Dynamic role in both the technical finishing of products before they leave us and management of the warehouse raw materials and goods inward. The role is at the centre of the business production. Quality, care and teamwork are key. Perfect opportunity for someone looking for a career in print finishing.

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Closing date: 03 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £192.40

    Wages explained

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

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8:30-17:00 with half an hour lunch. Then moving on to double day shifts when machine training has taken place.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    10 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Dec 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001798023

  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking for someone who has a passion for print and a desire to learn and develop a career in a busy and hi-tech environment. We are the paper geeks who love to get our clients marketing needs organised through the technical minefield that is the printing industry.

You will learn all the skills needed in a modern fast-paced company.

You will be expected to work as part of a team within the production environment.

We have a range of machinery design specifically for the printing industry and have recently invested in state of the art machinery that you will be trained and expected to operate.

Operations/duties include:

  • Folding
  • Stitching
  • Collating
  • Guillotine
  • Numbering
  • Mailings
  • You will also be required to carry out hand finishing skills along with the potential to work on our signage and wide format graphics team

Before applying, its worth ensuring that you can get to and from work. We are only a call or email away if there is anything further that you need to know.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Should already have good understanding of how to use Microsoft Office and be able to use Excel and Word
  • Able to work as a team
  • Good maths skills are also a great advantage

Personal qualities

  • Successful candidates will be willing to learn our procedures and management systems
  • Multi-task with a good memory
  • Quick to learn
  • Interested in print
  • Ability to adapt to new situations
  • Attention to detail is essential

Desired qualifications

  • Minimum 4 GCSEs – Grade 4/C or above, including English & maths or equivalent - preferable, but not essential depending on skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills are a MUST as you will be corresponding with clients

Future prospects

Upon completion of the apprenticeship, this role will be a full-time career. Our company is constantly growing and developing. There are always routes for progression. There is a job opportunity at the end of the apprenticeship.


About the employer

Phase is a family run company with onsite lithographic, digital and wide format capabilities. We have our mailing and fulfilment departments and specialise in offline marketing for clients.

We offer our customers a one stop shop for their needs, everything from the design concepts to fulfilment at the end.

Employer

Phase Print Limited

Address

Unit 6 Willow Court

Cordy Lane

Nottingham

NG16 5FD

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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 07850771027 arun.madar@bpif.org.uk

  • Print Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship - Post-Press Pathway

Apprenticeship standard

Print technician

Level 3 (A level)


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