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Listed May 31st 2021
Melbourne & Adelaide

Slitter/Printer Assistant, Slitter Assistant and Flexographic Printer Assistant Positions Available

Slitter/Printer Assistant

  • Operate the most advanced equipment available
  • Day, Afternoon & Night shift- commence immediately
  • Melbourne & Adelaide

Company Overview

Pro-Pac Packaging is a national company with a reputation for delivering excellent service, support & knowledge within the industry.

Flexible Packaging

Our Flexibles division provides a vast range of flexible packaging products used for packing beverages, retail and wholesale foods, healthcare products, household products, pet food and personal care items.

About the Role

An opportunity has become available for an experienced Slitter & Printer Assistants to join our Melbourne, South East or Adelaide, Regency Park sites. Our ideal candidates have a stable employment history, a positive and collaborative attitude, a desire to learn, and a demonstrated ability to work safely in producing quality product. Candidates selected to join us must pass a pre-employment medical.

Slitter Assistant

Your role will include:

  • Assist in the Production of high-quality Flexographic rewind as per the instruction provided via the JOB TICKET and the Slitter.
  • Follow any work, safety or procedural instructions from the Slitter or senior management.
  • Clean in between jobs.
  • Assist in the continued implementation of the HACCP and ISO policies which specifically include a clean, tidy and safe work area.
  • Report any equipment faults/breakdowns and assist where possible in the resolution of said faults/breakdowns.
  • Attend and contribute in any regular or ad hock meetings as requested.
  • Assist in managing systems and process to reduce quality issues from a raw material through to finished goods.
  • Assist customer service when required.
  • Assist in adhoc projects as they arise.
  • Follow company processes and standards; and
  • Promote & participate in Workplace Health & Safety requirements.

To be successful, you will have

  • 1-2 years slitter assistant experience preferred
  • Proficient mathematical and measurement skills
  • Ability to handle project-type work while working individually with little supervision
  • Experience working with production computer software
  • Broad knowledge of product and customer specifications
  • Mechanical knowledge of and ability to adjust gauges, scales and hand tools

Flexographic Printer Assistant

Your role will include:

  • Producing high-quality Flexographic rewind as per the instruction provided via the Job Ticket taking direction from the Flexographic Printer.
  • Follow any work, safety or procedural instructions from the Printer or senior management.
  • Clean and wash down print units in between jobs.
  • Regularly measure and adjust viscosity of inks.
  • Place plain film rolls onto the press and remove printed film.
  • Maintain a clean, tidy and safe work area.
  • Report any equipment faults/breakdowns and assist where possible in the resolution of said faults/breakdowns.
  • Manage systems and process to reduce quality issues from raw material through to finished goods
  • Implement customer-specific quality requirements.
  • Aid with process improvements to reduce waste.

 To be successful, you will have

  •  Technical aptitude with a keenness to develop a career in printing
  • Practical skills and knowledge of machinery
  • Problem-solving skills
  • The ability to work well as part of a team
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Good concentration and ability to take direction
  • Creativity and originality
  • Willingness to do what it takes, be flexible, and learn

The Pro-Pac Group is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by law.

We thank you in advance for your application and advise that only candidates that meet the position requirements and have Australian working rights will be contacted.

 

Please APPLY NOW and send through an updated copy of your resume detailing recent relevant experience.