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We are always on the lookout for exceptional new talent to come and join our growing team here at Simpson Group.

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Collate & Pack Assistant Team Leader @ Influence Park

Simpson Group is one of the UK’s leading printers of retail point of purchase displays. Our mission is to build brand influence within the retail environment. Our industry is fast moving, hectic and requires stamina and perseverance.

Our staff are enthusiastic and go that extra mile to ensure that we satisfy our customers’ needs.

Job Mission

Supporting the Collate and Pack Team Leaders, you will be key to helping the business achieve it’s on time in full delivery target by executing the shift brief, delivered by your Team Leader. You will contribute to ensuring the service we provide to our customers is of exceptional quality, communicating in a clear and timely manner any deviations from set targets. Running your own collate and pack lines, you will be expected to maximise machine utilisation within the department and identify any opportunities for continuous improvement.

You will have a flexible attitude to working hours and be educated to a reasonable standard. Experience of working in similar operation and the ability to work to tight deadlines is preferred. You will be diligent and consistent in your approach, with excellent attention to detail. Good IT skills would be beneficial, especially any experience of Microsoft, particularly word and excel.

The working hours are based on a 3 Shift (rotating shifts E/L/N) system but not exclusively.

Salary will be dependent on experience and set within the band applied to this position.

Please apply in writing, attaching a copy of your CV, to Craig Mastaglio, Production Manager. Email: c.mastaglio@simpsongroup.co.uk.

3 Positions available

Closing date for applications is 15th November 2021.

Collate & Pack Forklift Truck Driver @ Influence Park

Simpson Group is one of the UK’s leading printers of retail point of purchase displays. Our mission is to build brand influence within the retail environment. Our industry is fast moving, hectic and requires stamina and perseverance.

Our staff are enthusiastic and go that extra mile to ensure that we satisfy our customers’ needs.

Job Mission

You will be working under the guidance of your Team Leader, to ensure that all product leaving the building is loaded in a timely manner to the correct vehicles, contributing to the on time and in full delivery target. Working together with your colleagues, you will ensure that all processes and procedures are followed and housekeeping standards are maintained, following 5S techniques, removing waste and replenishing pallets in the area. You will also take responsibility for the despatch end of the yard, keeping it clear and accessible for heavy goods vehicles.

You will have a flexible attitude to working hours and be educated to a reasonable standard. Experience of working in similar operation and the ability to work to tight deadlines is preferred. You will be diligent and consistent in your approach, with excellent attention to detail.

The working hours are based on a 3 Shift (rotating shifts E/L/N) system but not exclusively.

Salary will be dependent on experience and set within the band applied to this position.

Please apply in writing, attaching a copy of your CV, to Craig Mastaglio, Production Manager. Email: c.mastaglio@simpsongroup.co.uk.

3 Positions available

Closing date for applications is 15th November 2021.

Collate & Pack Machine Setter @ Influence Park

Simpson Group is one of the UK’s leading printers of retail point of purchase displays. Our mission is to build brand influence within the retail environment. Our industry is fast moving, hectic and requires stamina and perseverance.

Our staff are enthusiastic and go that extra mile to ensure that we satisfy our customers’ needs.

Job Mission

You will be working under your own initiative and under the guidance of your Team Leader, to deliver product to client specifications, on time and in full. Using your knowledge of these products, you will identify units in production, which require gluing / assembly and generic / complex collations, which would benefit from mechanically supported finishing processes. Working together with your colleagues and manager, you will ensure you achieve the daily requirements, as communicated by your Shift Leader. You will be expected to contribute towards rework reduction and efficiency maximisation through continuous improvement and lean manufacturing techniques.

You will have a flexible attitude to working hours and be educated to a reasonable standard. Experience of working in similar operation and the ability to work to tight deadlines is preferred. You will be diligent and consistent in your approach, with excellent attention to detail. Good IT skills would be beneficial, especially any experience of Microsoft, particularly word and excel.

The working hours are based on a 3 Shift (rotating shifts E/L/N) system but not exclusively.

Salary will be dependent on experience and set within the band applied to this position.

Please apply in writing, attaching a copy of your CV, to Craig Mastaglio, Production Manager. Email: c.mastaglio@simpsongroup.co.uk.

4 Positions available

Closing date for applications is 15th November 2021.

Collate & Pack Quality Control @ Influence Park

Simpson Group is one of the UK’s leading printers of retail point of purchase displays. Our mission is to build brand influence within the retail environment. Our industry is fast moving, hectic and requires stamina and perseverance.

Our staff are enthusiastic and go that extra mile to ensure that we satisfy our customers’ needs.

Job Mission

You will be working under the guidance of your Shift Manager, to ensure that all product leaving the building is at the standard required by the client and is delivered on time and in full. Working together with your colleagues, you will ensure that all processes and procedures are followed and non-conformities are corrected before they leave the business. It will be your responsibility to maintain all relevant records and documentation for all the checks conducted.

Checking first offs you will communicate best practice to the Assistant Team Leaders to drive 100% or better attainment of Estimate v. Actual. You will also be integral in eliminating all non-conformities before they reach the final stage of production in the Collate & Pack area.

You will have a flexible attitude to working hours and be educated to a reasonable standard. Experience of working in similar operation and the ability to work to tight deadlines is preferred. You will be diligent and consistent in your approach, with excellent attention to detail. Good IT skills would be beneficial, especially any experience of Microsoft, particularly word and excel.

The working hours are based on a 3 Shift (rotating shifts E/L/N) system but not exclusively.

Salary will be dependent on experience and set within the band applied to this position.

Please apply in writing, attaching a copy of your CV, to Craig Mastaglio, Production Manager. Email: c.mastaglio@simpsongroup.co.uk.

3 Positions available

Closing date for applications is 15th November 2021.

Collate & Pack Team Leader @ Influence Park

Simpson Group is one of the UK’s leading printers of retail point of purchase displays. Our mission is to build brand influence within the retail environment. Our industry is fast moving, hectic and requires stamina and perseverance.

Our staff are enthusiastic and go that extra mile to ensure that we satisfy our customers’ needs.

Job Mission

Supporting the Collate and Pack Shift Managers, you will be a key member of our first line management team ensuring the service we provide to our customers is of exceptional quality, delivering promotional campaigns on time and in full. Managing a team of operatives, maintaining standards in Health & Safety, Quality, housekeeping and Customer service within agreed levels, whilst delivering the daily production plan.

You will have a flexible attitude to working hours, have the ability to motivate staff and be educated to a reasonable standard. Experience of working in similar operation, managing people and the ability to work to tight deadlines is preferred. You will be diligent and consistent in your approach, with excellent attention to detail and an eye for continuous improvement opportunities. You will possess good IT skills and be proficient in Microsoft, particularly word and excel. IOSH certified would be advantageous and the right candidate must have experience of implementing and managing of process and procedures and have the ability to train and manage amendments and improvements.

The working hours are based on a 3 Shift (rotating shifts E/L/N) system but not exclusively.

Salary will be dependent on experience and set within the band applied to this position.

Please apply in writing, attaching a copy of your CV, to Craig Mastaglio, Production Manager. Email: c.mastaglio@simpsongroup.co.uk.

1 Position available

Closing date for applications is 15th November 2021.

Zund / Durst Operator @ Influence Park

Simpson Group is one of the UK’s leading printers of retail point of purchase displays. Our mission is to build brand influence within the retail environment. Our industry is fast moving, hectic and requires stamina and perseverance.

Our staff are enthusiastic and go that extra mile to ensure that we satisfy our customers’ needs.

Job Mission

You will be able to operate with a strong work ethic and sense of urgency. Focused on the daily attainment of schedules across the above assets you are responsible for and quality conscious, with an understanding of how you can positively impact the product you are creating. Proactive, inquisitive and resourceful in your approach to your daily tasks, you will hunt for work to achieve the required machine efficiency for your asset and the overall departmental output. Able to clearly and concisely communicate with your colleagues at all levels and hold each other to task, you will be fundamental in creating a competitive winning environment to succeed as a team. Familiar with the operation of these assets within the department and the necessary PPM requirements.

Willing to learn and develop, you will offer regular contribution to your own personal development and training. You will have a flexible attitude to working hours. Ideally you will be educated to a reasonable standard. Experience of working in similar operation, managing people and the ability to work to tight deadlines is preferred. You will be diligent and consistent in your approach, with excellent attention to detail and an eye for continuous improvement opportunities. You will possess good IT skills and be proficient in Microsoft, particularly word and excel.

The working hours are based on a 3 Shift (rotating shifts E/L/N) system but not exclusively.

Salary will be dependent on experience and set within the band applied to this position.

Please apply in writing, attaching a copy of your CV, to Craig Mastaglio, Production Manager. Email: c.mastaglio@simpsongroup.co.uk.

1 Position available.

Closing date for applications is 15th November 2021.

Print Administration Apprenticeship Level 3

Print Administration Apprenticeship Level 3 @ Influence Park

Job Mission

Due to existing client expansion, we are currently looking someone who requires minimal supervision, ideally (but not wholly necessary) with some knowledge of administrative systems. This apprenticeship will give the candidate some basic skills for a future role as a print administrator, office clerk, estimator or account manager.

Results and Outcomes

This standard, which takes place over 24 – 36 months, provides the knowledge for candidates to continue working closely with customers and have well-developed knowledge of Simpson Group and the Print Industry we are active in. On successful completion, candidates will gain an internationally recognised qualification that guarantees that they have the skills, knowledge and abilities required to carry out their role successfully.

  • Improve individual and organisational performance
  • Send and Receive Digital Files Spreadsheet software
  • Produce estimates from customer requirements
  • Prepare job cost information and produce invoices
  • Agree job specification and prepare production schedules
  • Control Production
  • Purchase materials and services for production
  • Service customer accounts
  • Review print production costs and prepare invoices
  • Choose supplies and suppliers for your business
  • Understanding Internal and External Supply Chains
  • Database Software
  • Monitor organisational quality systems in printing
  • Understanding of the Company Standard Operating Procedures and how to develop them
  • Produce print estimates from Price Lists
  • Handling objections, negotiating and closing sales
  • Maintain and archive print records
  • Meeting customers after sales needs
  • Preparing and delivering a sales presentation
  • Pre-flight digital files

Please apply in writing, attaching a copy of your CV, to Andy Alia, Commercial Manager (a.alia@simpsongroup.co.uk)

Print Technician Apprenticeship (Post Press Technician)

Print Technician Apprenticeship (Post Press Technician) @ Influence Park

The Role

The successful candidate will have an aptitude for problem solving, have an interest in the print industry and a passion for continuous learning. This is an excellent opportunity to begin a career in a fast moving, ever developing industry, starting your role in the environment where the product itself is prepped, printed, hand tailored and delivered to prestigious customers.

Training will cover employment rights & responsibilities, productivity measurement and how to improve it. The applicant will learn how to achieve and maintain quality, as well as understanding quality systems

You will be interested in learning to operate large format die platens and both large and small format guillotines. There is also a semi-automatic laminator and drill within the department. The successful candidate will be expected to operate all equipment within the department after receiving full training and being signed off as competent to work unsupervised.
As part of the finishing team, you will also be responsible for the correct upkeep of the company die management system.

Essential Skills and Qualifications

You will ideally* be between 17 – 21, with 5 GCSEs or equivalent at Grade A – C (9 – 4) including Maths and English and possess the following personal attributes:

Organised with good personal time-management skills
Determined and resilient
Dependable and reliable
Committed with a good work ethic
Team player and also able to work under own initiative
Proactive – anticipating change and consequences, as well as reactive and responsive to last minute demands
Patient and keen to learn
Confident and with a flexible attitude toward working hours, recognising the requirement to stay until a task is completed

* We would consider applicants over the age of 21 but this may not be via an apprenticeship scheme.

Apply now to join our production team, working together to influence our clients’ brands in store.
If you are interested in applying for this role then please send your CV and a covering letter to Mr Craig Mastaglio @ c.mastaglio@simpsongroup.co.uk

Print Technician Apprenticeship (Press Technician, incl. Litho, Screen and Digital)

Print Technician Apprenticeship (Press Technician, incl. Litho, Screen and Digital) @ Influence Park

The Role

The successful candidate will have an aptitude for problem solving, have an interest in the print industry and a passion for continuous learning. This is an excellent opportunity to begin a career in a fast moving, ever developing industry, starting your role in the environment where the product itself is prepped, printed, hand tailored and delivered to prestigious customers.

Training will cover employment rights & responsibilities, productivity measurement and how to improve it. The applicant will learn how to achieve and maintain quality, as well as understanding quality systems.

By the completion of the apprenticeship, you will have gained an understanding of the main printing processes and how to set up & control printing equipment across all 3 disciplines of Litho, Screen and Digital. This will cover colour control, substrates, chemicals, setting and maintaining press chemistry and problem solving whilst also considering output and quality, through the implementation of planned, preventative maintenance and your impact on individual and organisational performance

Essential Skills and Qualifications

You will ideally* be between 17 – 21, with 5 GCSEs or equivalent at Grade A – C (9 – 4) including Maths and English and possess the following personal attributes:

Organised with good personal time-management skills
Determined and resilient
Dependable and reliable
Committed with a good work ethic
Team player and also able to work under own initiative
Proactive – anticipating change and consequences, as well as reactive and responsive to last minute demands
Patient and keen to learn
Confident and with a flexible attitude toward working hours, recognising the requirement to stay until a task is completed

* We would consider applicants over the age of 21 but this may not be via an apprenticeship scheme.

Apply now to join our production team, working together to influence our clients’ brands in store.
If you are interested in applying for this role then please send your CV and a covering letter to Mr Craig Mastaglio @ c.mastaglio@simpsongroup.co.uk 

Print Technician Apprenticeship (Pre Press Technician)

Print Technician Apprenticeship (Pre Press Technician) @ Influence Park

The Role

The successful candidate will have an aptitude for problem solving, have an interest in the print industry and a passion for continuous learning. This is an excellent opportunity to begin a career in a fast moving, ever developing industry, starting your role in the environment where the product itself is prepped, printed, hand tailored and delivered to prestigious customers.

Training will cover employment rights & responsibilities, productivity measurement and how to improve it. The applicant will learn how to achieve and maintain quality, as well as understanding quality systems

By the completion of the apprenticeship, you will have gained an understanding of the different methods to deliver print images / files to different print disciplines in use. This will include colour theory, receipting, checking and processing digital files, creating imposition schemes and job layouts and producing a digital “proof”, among other tasks. You will learn to manage digital colour reproduction in pre-press, so that the Press Technician can set up and run effectively and also be able to produce reports and relevant paperwork.

Essential Skills and Qualifications

You will ideally* be between 17 – 21, with 5 GCSEs or equivalent at Grade A – C (9 – 4) including Maths and English and possess the following personal attributes:

Organised with good personal time-management skills
Determined and resilient
Dependable and reliable
Committed with a good work ethic
Team player and also able to work under own initiative
Proactive – anticipating change and consequences, as well as reactive and responsive to last minute demands
Patient and keen to learn
Confident and with a flexible attitude toward working hours, recognising the requirement to stay until a task is completed

* We would consider applicants over the age of 21 but this may not be via an apprenticeship scheme.

Apply now to join our production team, working together to influence our clients’ brands in store.
If you are interested in applying for this role then please send your CV and a covering letter to Mr Andrew Alia @ a.alia@simpsongroup.co.uk

Ready to apply? 

If you would like to apply for this role, and believe that you have what it takes, then please send your CV to sales@simpsongroup.co.uk.