Apprentice Post- Press Technician Apprenitce – Sinclairs Products (LS21 1QF)

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The Apprentice Post Press Technician will be trained in the processes that occur after the printing stage and covers a broad range of machinery


Set up, run and maintain a variety of finishing equipment at the appropriate speed and in line with company health & safety and quality standards, such as: guillotines, stitching/trimming machinery, binding machinery and laminating equipment. This can include cleaning and light maintenance activities Deal with a range of finishing processes which may include folding, embossing/debossing, foil blocking, packing, gluing, collating, packing, wrapping etc. Apply problem-solving skills & techniques to ensure that machinery is maintained in good working order and that the final product meets the specification whilst minimising wastage Accurately measure the finished product against customer requirements and company standards Work to tight deadlines, in a calm and professional manner Manual handling

About the Employer

Well established manufacturer of paper stationery products since 1837.

Training to be Delivered

Mode of delivery: Delivered in the workplace with 1 day a month attendance required in college. Programme to begin in December/January. We will support and coach the apprentice through the apprenticeship standard. We will carry out both curriculum and pastoral care. We will carry out the skills development workshop days off site – once a month in college. The assessors will oversee the teaching and learning around the knowledge, behaviours and skills elements of the standard that supports the job role. We will manage the apprentice’s OneFile account ensuring targets, milestones and deadlines are achieved. Functional Skills qualifications (If required): • Functional Skill in English • Functional Skill in Maths + Employment Rights and Responsibilities + Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Vacancy Details

Vacancy Location


Apprenticeship Level

Level 3

Employer Name

Sinclairs Products

Employer Address

North Street
LS21 1QF

Expected Duration

36 Months

Working Week

37.5 hours – Monday – Friday, (Monday – Thursday 7.00am – 4.15pm with a 60 minute lunch and Friday 7.30am – 12.00pm

Weekly Hours


What You Need

Desired Qualifications

GCSE C/4 and above in maths and english

Desired Skills

Willing to both listen and learn. Be dependable, reliable and flexible. Perform role in a safe manner by following company policies and procedures Work effectively with others in a team Open to new ideas, i.e. new technologies and working practices Excellent eye for detail Problem solving skills

Personal Qualities

Good communication/listening skills and an ability to self-motivate Excellent eye for detail Strong work ethic and enthusiastic

Future Prospects

Potential full time potition

Date Posted


Leeds City College