Guillotine Operative job at Zenith People

Guillotine Operative

Posted 2 months ago

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated experienced guillotine operative to join our finishing team in Cramlington.


The role responsibilities:

  • Operate and maintain digital cutting equipment, with a preference for experience on Polar and Wohlenberg guillotines
  • Leverage extensive print experience to accurately interpret job specifications
  • Optimize layouts for efficient cutting, ensuring precision and adherence to quality standards
  • Collaborate with production teams to address specific project requirements
  • Troubleshoot issues related to cutting processes and equipment
  • Perform routine maintenance tasks to keep equipment in optimal condition
  • Stay updated on industry trends and technological advancements in digital printing
  • Contribute to the overall efficiency and quality of printing and cutting processes through hands-on print expertise.
  • Comply with all company and HSE Health and Safety rules
  • To abide by and support the company’s ISO 9001 QMS


The person we’re looking for:

  • Proven experience as a print guillotine operative, experience on Polar and Wohlenberg guillotines preferred
  • Capable of performing routine maintenance tasks to keep equipment in optimal condition
  • In depth knowledge of print processes, layout optimization and interpreting job specifications
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and make quick decisions
  • Available to work overtime when required
  • Able to work shifts if required
  • Able to lift up to 25kg



  • 22 days holiday rising to 25
  • Staff discounts & Friends and Family discounts
  • Breakfast and drinks provided
  • Charity day per annum supported
  • Summer and Christmas Parties
  • Street food days
  • Access to Perkbox portal


By applying for this opportunity, you agree that Zenith People Ltd may share your details with the end client at the shortlist stage. If you have the relevant skills and the drive to enhance your career, we would love to speak with you. Apply now or give us a call – 0191 428 6444.

Job Features

Job CategoryIndustrial
Salary£20,000 - £25,000

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