Platemaker - Rivendell

Closing Date: 21/09/18
Location: Rivendell Leeds
Department: Artwork

Candidate Specification:

We currently have an exciting opportunity within our Plates Department based at our Rivendell office- Leeds.

This role is both permanent and full time, working on a permanent night shift. Suitable candidates would have great attention to detail, demonstrate a ‘can do’ attitude and be a team player.

The Flexographic Plate Maker is responsible for the day to day production of plates for Coveris UKFC


Key Areas of Responsibility:

You will be tasked with organising work load around print schedules including last minute rush jobs making sure they are ready in good time and to the correct specification for our print sites.

Whilst your main duty will be producing plates for Coveris UKFC you will also be required to maintain high quality standards.

To provide the Plate Manager with current stock levels at request

Weekly stock check for plates and sleeves

Material handling

Plate QC

General Pre-Press

Any other duties required by the plate manager

Covering sickness and holiday

Flexible for overtime in peak periods

To provide the Plate Manager with current stock levels at request


Key Requirements:

Organised and calm under pressure

Friendly, approachable and flexible – a team player

Proactive, positive, enthusiastic - demonstrates “can do” attitude

Excellent attention to detail

Able to work in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment

Able to organise and prioritise own workload

Able to work to tight timescales

Basic range of IT applications i.e. Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint

Although experience is desirable, it is not essential as full training will be given to the right candidate



This is an excellent opportunity to join a progressive business who invest in people. Should you feel that your skills and experience match the specification, please forward your covering letter and CV along with your salary expectations to our team.


Due to the volume of applications we receive, unfortunately we are unable to provide individual feedback. If you have not heard from us within 7 days after the closing date, then please assume that your application has not been successful.

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