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Trainee Mounter Proofer

Lines of responsibility to: Pre-Press Supervisor, Pre-Press Manager
Lines of communication to: All pre-press and print personnel

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Job description

Aim/Purpose of Job

Train towards a mounter proofer operative, gain skills required and practice these under supervision, developing mounter and plate problem-solving skills.

  • £8.40 per hour starting wage
  • 12 hour shifts (5.45 – 6.00)
  • Paid 43 hours per week average
  • 5/2 shift pattern, working 2 weeks days then 2 weeks nights

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Complete the online application to be kept on hold for any future vacancies.

Main Duties & Tasks

  • Locate and efficient use of materials within the production department.
  • Work within the guidelines of health & safety, i.e. solvents/lifting equipment/DSE/knife safety/compressed air
  • To clearly follow work instruction documentation i.e. job cards/lay sheets /programme.
  • Follow department procedures for plate care/storage and understand plate manufacture
  • To demonstrate skills required to perform basic tasks –lay tape /plate care/sleeve care.
  • To demonstrate the ability to mount a sample job to the required standard
  • To complete all required production documentation accurately
  • To deal with problems quickly and efficiently seeking advice where necessary.
  • To carry out quality checks
  • To be able to understand the programme and prioritise work order


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Attitudes & Qualities

  • Team Player
  • Highly motivated
  • Show pride in work
  • Accurate
  • Good attention to detail

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