Print Finisher

Print Finisher



Job Purpose

To check, finish, and pack print work to the highest possible standards, and to maintain and develop Tradeprint's Quality Assurances, in accordance with agreed specifications from clients or procedures.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

· Prepare for operation and operate all Finishing Equipment, or designated finishing equipment within the Print Factory as required and directed by the Production Lead. Such equipment will include; Polar Guillotines, Stahl Folders, Horizon Stitching Lines, Autobond Laminators, General Finishing or other equipment as necessary or required. Such operations will be carried out on a revolving shift rota, including night shifts. Such shifts may change in their structure to suit the development of the business.

· Provide additional cover for any Finishing Process within the Factory in the absence of any Finisher / Assistant or Production Supervisors e.g. holidays & sickness, busy periods, etc.

· Ensure all work produced is of a high quality and good productivity standards are achieved. Such work to be regularly checked throughout the finishing process. Work produced to be logged as appropriate to record date / operator and quantity produced. Where applicable samples are to be filed.

· Ensure all machinery used is maintained in a clean and safe operating condition. Daily safety checks are to be carried out on each machine. Machines are to be used strictly in accordance with manufacturers guidelines.

· Report any malfunctions or breakdowns immediately to the Production Supervisor.

· Operate any other Print Finishing machinery (if suitably trained or supervised), to assist in making any deadlines as instructed by Production Lead.

· Assist within the Packing department of the factory as and when instructed by Production Supervisor.

· Ensure all working practices are in line with Tradeprint’s continuing Quality Assurances, including those set out by ISO9001 /14001

· Ensure all working practices are in line with Tradeprint’s Health & Safety and Environmental Policies, including the wearing and use of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) and other safety equipment or clothing issued or supplied.

· Monitor all stock levels of raw materials and consumables required for the continued operation of Print Finishing Machinery and report any discrepancies or low stock levels to Production Supervisor.

· Such other duties as reasonably correspond to the general character of the post and are commensurate with the level of responsibility.

· All staff will make reasonable efforts to attend and assist with the Company’s on-going and developing Training Programmes and Initiatives.

The ideal candidate for this position will have experience in a similar role and have:

  • An enthusiastic approach
  • Fantastic communication skills
  • The ability to stay calm under pressure
  • A desire to be efficient and resolve issues quickly and thoroughly

It would be great if they brought:

  • Experience of print or manufacturing

Finer Details

This role is a permanent full-time role, based in our Dundee factory. In this role, you will work 40 hours a week, in a range of shift patterns between 10pm Sunday, and 10pm Friday.

If this sounds like an environment in which you could flourish, please get in touch.