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Press Operator (Nights – Continental Shift)








The Company: 

My client are a Litho & Digital Print company


The Role:

  • As part of their fast-paced team you will be operating their highly automated Heidelberg XL106 presses.
  • This role involves all aspects of making ready, running the Press at high speed, and maintaining a machine of this calibre.



  • The successful applicant will be a highly skilled Press Operator with experience of operating a Heidelberg XL 106 press or similar.
  • You will have excellent attention to detail, knowledge of ISO 12647-2013, self-motivation with a competitive edge and the ability to work to strict deadlines.
  • Enthusiasm, passion for print and a high level of focus are essential.
  • Previous lithographic printing experience, preferably on Heidelberg Presses
  • Ability to work under pressure and produce high quality work under tight deadlines
  • Have a good understanding of colour printing in regards TVI and L.a.b. values
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • The ability to run the presses at maximum run speeds
  • The ability to challenge make ready times and be effective and efficient changing from job to job.
  • Have a passion for print
  • Be able to understand job information correctly
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • A competitive edge to produce higher levels of work than the previous shift
  • Willingness to work shifts and do overtime as the business requires.
  • A positive “can-do” attitude
  • Ability to work a continental shift pattern with holiday cover as and when needed
  • Flexibility
  • Team player



  • Competitive salary and welcome bonus
  • £3000 Relocation package
  • Company pension scheme
  • Life insurance
  • 25 days holiday
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • On-site parking
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Company discount scheme at 100’s of high street retailers


Contact Alison Dagnall:

Alison Dagnall

Senior Print Consultant
0161 443 0050

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