Printer Jobs

Printer jobs are responsible for setting up and running printing presses to produce high quality work, usually to a deadline. Printer jobs check that the final product is of the right quality and meets the customer's requirements.

Printer jobs work involves loading the materials to be printed on, such as paper, card, plastic or metal, and the inks then positioning the printing plates. During the print run, the machine printer must watch for faults and problems and constantly monitor and adjust the press. Printer jobs also check the quality of the product as it comes off the press.

Printer jobs should:

  • have good hand-to-eye co-ordination and good concentration
  • have an eye for detail and be able to stay alert
  • be good at solving practical problems
  • have good colour vision
  • enjoy working with their hands
  • be interested in working with machinery.

There are opportunities in the printing industry at every level, from people with no formal qualifications to graduates. Printer jobs may train through apprenticeships and vocational training such as NVQs/SVQs. Good colour vision is usually essential.

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