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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 by Friday 16th July 2021

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 by Friday 16th July 2021

Trainee Regulatory Compliance Officer

Trainee Regulatory Compliance Officer @ Influence Park

The Role

Simpson Group is one of the UK’s leading printers of retail point of purchase displays. Our vision is to make our business of printing enjoyable, inspiring and rewarding for all. 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.

Well designed and enforced regulation can have a positive impact on a business, employees and the general public, supporting sustainable growth, trade and investment, including improved social and environmental outcomes. The regulatory climate of a business can contribute to the creation of a positive and supportive business environment as well as ensuring stakeholder protection.

The apprenticeship position, which exists in a positive, learning environment, will strengthen and support compliance within the company. The candidate will enjoy working within exact and detailed legislative frameworks and will be confident in dealing with external legislative bodies, such as HSE (Health & Safety Executive), NWL (Northumbria Water Ltd), EA (Environmental Agency), BSi (British Standards Institute) and FSC (Forestry Stewardship Council) and PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification), both the latter being via auditing body, SGS.
The apprenticeship will aim to follow ST0430/01 – Regulatory Compliance Officer.
You will be based at Influence Park, with quarterly visits to our Langley office in Slough.
The position reports to the Regulatory Compliance Officer and will work alongside the Production / Compliance Administrator, with a full training programme agreed prior to appointment, which will have been set up within the agreed standard framework.

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
The ability to communicate to all levels. Report writing, Powerpoint presentations and use of Microsoft Word and Excel will be part of your daily tasks.
Open to change, leading by example and being supportive, whilst firm and fair. You will be involved in various tasks such as: collecting and analysing business data, preparing and conducting audits, including the write up, recommendations and presentation to senior management, as well as risk assessments, safe systems of work and guidance notes.

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

Apply now to join our 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 Adam McNall @ a.mcnall@simpsongroup.co.uk by Friday 30th July 2021

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 by Friday 16th July 2021

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.