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Are you an experienced printer? Our client are a long established specialist printing organisation in Southend and are recruiting for an experienced Printer Machine Operator.

We are recruiting for  a Printer Machine Operator based in Southend on Sea, Essex working for a very successful and long standing organisation.  As a Printer/Machine Operator you will be working as part of a team to produce printed and Laminated materials  often using solvent based ink products. 

  • Operate printing machines to produce high-quality printed materials according to job specifications.
  • Set up and adjust printing equipment based on job requirements, including loading materials, adjusting settings, and monitoring the production process. 
  • Monitor the printing process to ensure quality control and make adjustments as needed to maintain consistency and accuracy. 
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues with printing equipment to minimize downtime and maintain workflow. 
  • Follow correct machine operation, safety procedures, and quality standards.
  • Perform routine maintenance on printing machines to ensure optimal performance and prevent breakdowns. 
  • Checking inventory of printing supplies and materials, and report as needed to support production requirements. 
  • Ensure compliance with safety regulations and company policies to maintain a safe working environment. 
  • Document production data, job specifications, and quality control measures for reporting and record-keeping purposes. 


  • Proven experience operating printing machines or manufacturing machines in a production environment. 
  • Strong technical skills with the ability to set up, adjust, and troubleshoot printing equipment. 
  • Excellent attention to detail and quality control skills. 
  • Effective communication and teamwork skills. 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet production deadlines. 
  • Knowledge of printing processes, materials, and industry best practices. 
  • Physical ability to lift and move heavy materials and stand for extended periods. 

Hours    Various shifts available
6am – 4 pm Monday – Thursday
2pm – Midnight Monday - Thursday

Rate of Pay    £15.37 per hour dependent on level of experience 
Premium Shift allowance on all hours worked after 6 pm giving the opportunity to earn an extra £86 per week on the 2pm – Midnight shift
Overtime available

Other Benefits    21 days + Bank Holidays
Life Cover = X3 Salary
Company pension Scheme
Sickness Insurance Scheme
For further information apply today or contact Kim Baker, ENS Commercial Recruitment, Westcliff

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