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Cut Crease Operator Apprentice COVERIS LABELS HOLDINGS UK LTD

To achieve KPIs and quality levels set by the site and ensure day to day running of the cut crease machines in the cut crease cell are fully utilised and optimised.

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Closing date: 31 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Overall yearly pay has the potential to be more subject to performance reviews after 6 months

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm 30 minute break per day

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    21 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

To achieve KPIs and quality levels set by the site and ensure day to day running of the cut crease machines in the cut crease cell are fully utilised and optimised.

  • Ensure effective handover communication is completed on arrival with previous Operator on shift – covering SQD
  • Walk the Press area to carry out 5S
  • Complete cleaning schedule at the start of the shift
  • Carry out guard checks
  • Report any issues to the Shift Manager that affect SQD throughout the shift
  • Achieve machine targets speed to be optimised where possible – raising any concerns where these cannot be achieved immediately
  • Monitor and control cut crease quality using the appropriate documentation– raise any concerns with the Shift Manager
  • Complete all related paperwork and input data onto the ERP system accurately
  • Maintain good housekeeping in the cut crease cell and surrounding areas
  • Ensure the machine and equipment is maintained to a ‘new like standard’ - raising any Engineering T Cards when necessary
  • To come forward with ideas and work with the Site team to continually improve the cell and process where required
  • To ensure that consideration and good relations are maintained at all times
  • Fill out Production feedback forms when you incur downtime or input errors
  • Support the Shift Manager in concluding internal spoilage investigations and customer complaints
  • Ensure all metrics are populated on the machine
  • Be proactive to ensure all inputs are available for the next job
  • Ensure all standard SOP’s are adhered too
  • Carry out planned maintenance operator tasks

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Apprenticeship Standard for Print Operative L2 
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English (Where required)
  • One day per month study offsite workplace with Learn2print

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We cannot guarantee permanent employment upon completion of apprenticeship. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Presentation skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent ICT (or equivalent) (Grade C/4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Desired

Things to consider

Candidates will be considered for Print L2 & Print L3 following assessments with L2P & Coveris. You will need to ensure that you can get to work every day in a safe and timely manner.

About the employer

We develop packaging that protects all types of products – from food to pet food, from medical devices to industrial and agricultural goods. Through our broad level of technical expertise, our high-quality packaging extends the lifecycle of products to help reduce waste and resource wastage. Together with our customers we are constantly working on new attractive and sustainable packaging solutions.




Howard Road

Eaton Socon

St. Neots

PE19 8ET

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Training provider



Jeanette Vickers


Apprenticeship standard

Print operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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