Printer Jobs

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

Print production assistants load the materials to be printed on, such as paper, card, plastic or metal, and the inks then position the printing plates. During the print run, the machine print operator must watch for faults and problems and constantly monitor and adjust the press. Printers also check the quality of the product as it comes off the press.

Role requirements for Print Production Operators

Printers 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 a 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. Printers may train through apprenticeships and vocational training such as NVQs/SVQs. Good colour vision is usually essential.

Contact the Technical Division Team

Email the Technical Division at technical@stafffinders.co.uk.

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Job Listings

  1. Catering Engineer

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £34000 to £36000 p/a

    Category: Engineering / Technical

    On behalf of our client, Stafffinders are currently recruiting for an experienced Catering Engineer to work in a mobile role in Edinburgh and surrounding areas.
    Required -
    1. Electrical background
    2. COMCAT 1,3 & 5
    3. Full clean drivers Licence
    This is a permanent position.
    This vacancy has been advertised on ...

  2. CNC Machinist

    Location: Paisley

    Salary: £13.00 p/h

    Category: CNC Machinist

    Stafffinders are currently looking for a CNC Machinist to join a local client based in Paisley on an ongoing temporary basis.
    The role will involve -
    - To set and operate machines for production work.
    - To operate machines.
    - To ensure that the quality expectations, as per drawing and planning are achieved.
    - Ensure ...

  3. CNC Programmer

    Location: Paisley

    Salary: TBC

    Category: CNC Programmer

    Stafffinders are currently recruiting for an CNC Programmer for a family business based in Paisley on a permanent basis.
    This role will involve -
    To operate and programme CNC Machines with Heidenhain Controls
    CNC Milling
    Work to customers drawings and specifications
    Ability to use a variety of measuring equipment
    Used to ...

  4. Space Planner/Move Manager

    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: £30000 to £40000 p/a

    Category: Project Manager

    Due to continued growth, our client, are looking to recruit a Space Planner/Manager for their Glasgow site.
    Our client are a market leader who deliver a comprehensive range of office design, space planning, relocation, furniture supply and facility upgrade services.
    Key Responsibilities:
    • Manage furniture installations team & design team• Project ...

  5. Estimator

    Location: Ayrshire

    Salary: £28000 to £32000 p/a

    Category: Engineering / Technical

    Due to continued growth our client have an opening for an experienced Sales Estimator, where you will be based out of one of their offices within the West of Scotland.
    Ideally you will have around 5 years' experience within manufacturing along with proven sales negotiation experience.
    The job purpose is ...

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