Pre Press Operative

Job Title: Pre Press Operative
Location: UK

We are currently recruiting for a Pre-Press Operative (Plates & Cutters) to join our Production team based at Coveris UK’s Cramlington Way site. This role is both permanent and full time, working on a triple shift.


Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Responsible for the day to day production of plates
  • Ensuring plates are available for machines as per the planning schedule 
  • Return of Cutters/Plate Bags to allocated area
  • Ensure cutters are ordered in
  • To ensure all cutters and Plate Bags are at site for production
  • To work from plan supplied by the Production Planner
  • Notify Planner/Supervisor of any missing Cutters or Plates
  • To be multifunctional and understand the basics of other production roles to enable cross over between different departments as and when required
  • Ensure PCT system is used for smooth work flow between sites
  • Maintenance including cleaning of own work area and maintenance of machine
  • Good housekeeping including ensuring consumables are available at point of use
  • Working to schedules
  • Clear understanding of Company Handbook, including Health & Safety and Hygiene Policy
  • Participation in company Continuous Improvement (CI) activities
  • Any other duties required to meet the prevailing needs of the business


Key Requirements

  • Ability to manage and deal with change in a fast moving and demanding environment while still maintaining standards set within the business
  • Organised and calm under pressure
  • A clean driving license is essential as you will be required to travel and work between both Cramlington sites
  • Basic computer skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work on your own initiative
  • Honest and reliable
  • Flexible to meet the needs of the business outside set working hours




Should you feel that your skills and experience match the specification, please submit your covering letter and CV along with your salary expectations to our team.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, unfortunately we are unable to provide individual feedback. If you have not heard from us within 7 days after the closing date, then please assume that your application has not been successful.

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