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    Experience Print Operative


    England, London, Tottenham

    Job Type:


    Print Industry

    Print Operative_1719480046

    We are looking for an experienced print operative with an eye for detail to oversee their company’s screen-printing process. As a screen printer, you will be responsible for creating the printing design pattern, mixing the correct ink colours, loading the screen onto the printer, producing the final printed articles, and cleaning the machine after each batch. You may also be required to dry and fold the final printed articles before they are packaged and sent to the customer.

    To ensure success as a print operative, you should exhibit advanced artistic skills, be able to stand for long hours, be comfortable with manual labour, and have excellent hand-eye coordination.

    Print Operative Responsibilities:

    • Receiving work order jobs for screen printing.
    • Examining work orders to determine estimated printing times, ink, and material quantities.
    • Designing screen patterns according to customer specifications.
    • Selecting screen size, degrease agents, and emulsion coatings.
    • Loading screens into the printer.
    • Installing and re positioning screen-printing plates and pressure roles.
    • Calibrating printer before the batch is printed.
    • Running prints and performing quality checks throughout the printing process.
    • Troubleshooting problems as they arise.
    • Drying, folding, and packing completed articles after the run.

    Screen Printer Requirements:

    • Previous work experience as a screen printer.
    • Excellent hand-eye coordination.
    • High level of creative and artistic skills.
    • Ability to stand for long periods.
    • Ability to work with ink and chemicals every day.
    • Ability to manually operate large machinery.

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