To achieve KPIs and quality levels set by the site and ensure day to day running of the glue lines in the Finishing cell are fully utilised and optimised including covering breaks where possible.

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Closing date: 26 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    26 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    13 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

A List of Principal tasks that the Job holder will be expected to do without exception as part of their normal duties

Start of Shift;

• Ensure effective handover communication is completed on arrival with previous Operator on shift – covering SQD (Safety, Quality & Delivery)

• Walk the Press area to carry out 5S

•Complete cleaning schedule at the start of the shift

•Carry out guard checks During the Shift

•Report any issues to the Team Leader that affect SQD throughout the shift

•Achieve machine targets speed to be optimised where possible depending on product type – raising any concerns where these cannot be achieved immediately

•Monitor and control glue line quality using the appropriate documentation– raise any concerns with the Team Leader

•Complete all related paperwork and input data onto the ERP system accurately

•Maintain good housekeeping on the glue lines and surrounding areas

•Ensure the machine and equipment is maintained to a ‘new like standard’ - raising any Engineering 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 Team Leader 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

•Have the experience and knowledge of the cell to provide support and training to any new starters or personnel – as and when required

•Ensure all standard SOP’s are adhered too

•Any other duties required to meet the prevailing needs of the business


Weekly / Monthly

•Provide holiday cover in line with production agreement, and provide sickness cover where possible

•Carry out planned maintenance operator tasks on a monthly basis supporting the Engineers when necessary Quarterly / Annually

•Active involvement and support in any site CPS events

The training you will be getting

Advanced Apprenticeship Standard for Print Technicians (Level 3)

A full plan will be created at the start of the Apprenticeship to provide information as to what you will be studying and when. Learn2print will deliver the theoretical knowledge for your Print Apprenticeship. You will attend a class each month for one full day at a local venue (this information will be provided on interview) This teaching and training will cover everything from health and safety and general industrial practices to specific industry practices. This will lead you to preparation for your end point assessment, consisting of an online exam, professional discussion and observation in the workplace. You will be allocated a designated tutor and workplace mentor who will support and guide you through the Apprenticeship.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Full time position within the company is available to the right candidate on completion of the apprenticeship programme, subject to performance.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Non judgemental, Organised and calm, Proactive, Positive approach, 'Can do' attitude, Self-motivated, Willingness to multiskill


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade C/4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade C/4 or above) Essential

About the employer

Coveris is a leading European packaging company that manufactures flexible and sustainable solutions for some of the world’s most respected brands. 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.




Cromwell Road


St. Neots

PE19 2ET

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Jeanette Louise Vickers


Apprenticeship standard

Print technician

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 26 Jul 2024