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Gravure Printing apprentice Amcor Flexibles Cramlington Ltd

The UK’s leading supplier of printed flexible packaging is looking for an enthusiastic individual to join their manufacturing team as an apprentice gravure printer.

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Closing date: 12 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Paid meal break and on a 2 shift weekly system: Mon-Wed 06:00-14:00 (early shift) / 14:00-22:00 (late shift) Thur 06:00-13:00 (early shift) / 13:00-20:00 (late shift) Fri 06:00-11:40 (early shift) / 11:40-17:20 (late shift)

    Total hours per week: 36.50

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    13 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    10 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You will be working to constantly exceed our customer’s expectations and deliver an unparalleled level of service and quality.


To work within the print department, learning all aspects of gravure printing such as:

•           Setting up and running the machine

•           Build up knowledge of inks and solvents

•           Possibility to run 1 to 6 colour presses

•           Printing high quality work

To complete a BPIF Level 3 Apprenticeship in Machine printing, over three years.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  •  Must have a commitment to Safety First
  •  Physically able to meet the demands of the role
  •  Attention to detail and quality care
  •  Good communication skills
  •  Basic computer skills an advantage

Personal qualities

  • Good timekeeping and attendance
  •   Must be trustworthy and conscientious
  •    Able to work as a team player
  •    Keen to learn

Desired qualifications

GCSE 9-5/A-C English and Maths or equivalent

Future prospects

The end goal of the successful applicant will be able to competently run our gravure printing presses achieving output goals and targets, as part of a shift crew. The applicant will also learn various skills on the job such as problem-solving and lean manufacturing techniques.‪

•         A potential of a full-time position within the printing department

•         Excellent working conditions

•         Good benefits package

About the employer

Amcor is a global leader in developing and producing high-quality, responsible packaging for a variety of food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical-device, home and personal-care and other products.


Amcor Flexibles Cramlington Ltd



Colbourne Avenue

NE23 1WD

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Training provider

British Printing Industries Federation

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


Arun Madar

LV3 Print technician apprenticeship standard
Functional skills
Off-the-job training

Apprenticeship standard

Print technician

Level 3 (A level)

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