Print Production Apprentice

Location
Gardners Gardners, The Avenue Industrial Estate Croescadarn Close Cardiff CF23 8HE
Salary
Apprenticeship rates
Posted
16 Apr 2021
Closes
26 Apr 2021
Ref
1065
Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Undisclosed
About the apprenticeship

Duties

Print
• Locate material and assist the print team loading/unloading material onto the print machines.
• Refer to the job card and understand how to rip job to the machine.
• Obtain an understanding of the IDC process.
• Internally source and locate materials required for the print function.
• Acquire a basic understanding of how to set up print machines correctly.
• Develop a basic awareness of machine technical problems and troubleshooting.
• Upon completion of jobs, transport printed product to the finishing team with the associate paperwork.
• Confirm each job is signed off as correct before full production can commence and signed off as complete at the end.
• Internally source materials and containers and other supplies required for the Print function.
• Interpret the ‘plan' and identify the next job.

Finishing & Packing
• Reach a competent level in designated aspects of the finishing and packing department.
• Source materials required for the finishing/packing operation.
• Understand and undertake processes relating to the cutting, rolling and packing of printed items
• Operation of finishing equipment (following completion/sign off of internal on-the-job training).
• Ensure all quality checks are carried out as per company procedure and working practices
• Assist the team in problem solving.
• Help with daily and weekly maintenance as specified.

Additional information

This position requires the Apprentice to work the following shift patterns:

Week 1- 6am-18:00pm (Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
Week 2 - 6am-18:00pm (Wednesday and Thursday)

There are 2 x 30 minute breaks (unpaid) during the 12 hour shifts.

Requirements

Skills

Essential
• A genuine enthusiasm to join one of Europe's largest large format print manufacturers.
• Committed to undertaking and completing an NVQ Level 2 in Performing Manufacturing Operations.
• Ability to use own initiative and ‘think outside of the box'.
• A willingness to develop and build a career at Gardners.
• Flexible, with a desire to progress working the full production shift pattern.

Desirable
• Ability to work under pressure.
• Full clean driving license.
• Dexterous and practically minded
• The availability to work overtime at short notice.

Qualifications

None

Language

Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Training provider:
Talk Training Ltd

Qualification:
Performing Manufacturing Operations

About the employer

Gardners Gardners, The Avenue Industrial Estate
Croescadarn Close
Cardiff
CF23 8HE

Disability confident

No

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

To be confirmed

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