Print Technician | 2024

Apprentice Print Technician (APT)

Title: Apprentice Print Technician [APT]
Accountable to:  Print & Technical Services Manager
Close liaison: After Sales/Service, Project Eng, Sales, Technical and Manufacturing Teams
Start date: TBC


The ideal applicant will be proactive, organised and passionate about learning how to become a flexographic printer/machine operator with high standards and attention to detail. • As a member of the Sales Team, this role is to continue the high quality demonstrations and production of print samples to showcase our expertise and knowledge with supplying the Edale product range.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Learn to become a Flexographic Printer/Machine Operator.
  • Assist with the preparation and running of live machine demonstrations to potential customers online and in person.
  • To assist and learn how to produce new jobs for samples and machine demonstrations.
  • To manage and maintain demonstration area in terms of equipment, material and consumable supplies.
  • Become competent in operating all equipment in the current Edale product range, understanding how to achieve the best quality product from each machine.
  • Preparation of and occasional requirement with conducting machine FATs and/or SATs resulting in successful machine sign-off..
  • Once fully trained carry out customer operator/print training and machine SATs both in the UK and overseas.
  • Assist with further development of commissioning documentation and processes to enhance the quality and effectiveness of the commissioning and testing phases.
  • To assist in the creation of video marketing material.
  • Provide occasional support at trade events in the UK and overseas.
  • Provide in-house training/support, as required, for any Edale personnel i.e. Service Engineers, Sales Engineers etc.
  • To provide technical and print support where necessary.

Performance Management:

The applicant will be performance managed through a set of dedicated milestones in conjunction with business and college expectations. This will include, but is not limited to, meeting college deadlines for coursework and adhering to company policy and procedure whilst diligently completing all necessary documents to a high standard.

The performance of the Apprentice Print Technician will be tied into the wider departmental KPI’s and therefore will be entitled to any departmental bonuses or reward schemes.