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Production Apprentice

A M Labels

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£200 per week
Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm
Duration of Apprenticeship:
18 months
Start Date:
Role Description

Role Description:

The main purpose of this role is to produce blank labels and convert printed material from master rolls and to rewind onto specified core sizes. To inspect and remove any faults from the reels of printed material. Also to package products ready for dispatch.

Some of your roles and responsibilities will include:

  • Understand a job sheet.
  • Pick the correct cutter and return to the correct place at the end of the job.
  • Mount cutter onto magnetic cylinder and mount cylinder into label press.
  • Load material onto label press, set web-guide and slitter knives.
  • Set cutter pressure to correct level.
  • Operate label press computer to set number of labels and mandrel tension etc.
  • Produce labels or slit printed material according to job sheet.
  • Watch for faults while running the label press and remove faults.
  • Box rolls of labels according to job sheet.
  • Mark up job sheet with box type used on new jobs.
  • Ensure quantities of cores and boxes are correct on job sheet and mark up / correct where necessary.
  • Enter production times on job sheet.
  • Mark up job sheet with any errors found on job sheet.


Additional Responsibilities:

  • Keep working area tidy.
  • Report any faults or problems with equipment used on fault report forms and pass to production supervisor.
  • Look for ways to improve efficiency and discuss at team meetings


Key Relationships:

  • Internal – Production Supervisor, Production Apprentices, Production Administrator.
  • External 


Measurement & Benchmarking:

  • To minimise quality complaints from customers
  • To ensure production times are accurate.


Desired skills

You need to have:

  • Good hand/eye co-ordination 
  • Able to read instruction clearly


Personal qualities

You need to be:

  • Punctual
  • Hard Working
  • Able to use your initiative 


Desired qualifications

GCSE Grade 3 ( D )  or above in Maths, English and Science. 

Future Prospects

Future Prospects:

This company are looking for someone to learn all the skills to become successful within this role and potentially move onto further training and development. 

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A M Labels
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