Platinum Print LtdHarrogate

Apprentice Print Finisher

£250.00 - £300.00 - Weekly


Start: 14 February 2022
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Why We Need You

Duties will include:

  • Print Finishing Technicians use precision Cutting, Binding, Foiling, Laminating and Packing equipment to complete the final product for the client
  • Inspect printed materials or other images to verify quality     
  • Read works instructions to determine instructions and specifications for machine set-up
  • Study blueprints or other instructions to determine equipment setup requirements    
  • Adjust bindery machines, such as knives, guides or clamps, to accommodate sheets, signatures, or books of specified sizes
  • Trim edges of printed sheets to size, using cutting machines, book trimming machines, or hand cutters
  • Trim excess material from workpieces         
  • Monitor machine operations to detect malfunctions or to determine whether adjustments are needed
  • Watch operating equipment to detect malfunctions
  • Maintain records, such as daily production records. Record operational or production data. Using MIS (Management Information System)
  • Lubricate, clean, or make minor repairs to machine parts to keep machines in working condition
  • Clean production equipment
  • Lubricate production equipment
  • Repair production equipment or tools    
  • Set up or operate bindery machines
  • Set up or operate machines that perform binding operations, such as pressing, folding, or trimming
  • Operate equipment to print images or bind printed images together
  • Prepare finished products for shipping
  • There will be also opportunities to develop other print and finishing skills in our Large Format and Mailing Departments


Platinum Print have been established in Harrogate since 1988. With a reputation for high quality, fast turnarounds, competitive prices and unrivalled customer service.

Our extensive knowledge of production and colour management assures the quality and consistency of our litho, digital, large format printing and direct mailing is outstanding. Our in-house design and marketing team create outstanding visual communications as well as web design and development, email marketing design and management and a new addition is our web2print online ordering system. With nearly 40 employees, many being with us for many years. A conscientious employee will be rewarded a good rate of pay and a secure future.


  • The successful candidate must have a minimum of GCSE, grade 4/C (or equivalent qualification) in English and maths
  • Good listening and communication skills, an ability to work under pressure, the ability to take the initiative
  • Excellent organisational and problem solving skills
  • Be methodical and well organised
  • A high level of self-motivation and commitment to training and professional development
  • You must be enthusiastic, with a positive and mature attitude
  • Punctual and reliable with a strong work ethic
  • Friendly!
  • A willingness to keep up to date with changing equipment and techniques


Address: Park House, Hookstone Park, Harrogate - HG2 7DB
Phone Number: 07850771027

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