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Press Technician – Archant Print, Thorpe, Norwich


Brand: Archant

Location: Norwich Print Centre

Closing date: Nov. 13, 2017

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Archant is a privately owned media company that employs around 1,400 staff. It is the fifth largest regional newspaper publisher in the UK with titles in East Anglia, London, Kent and the South West, publishing 1.6 million copies a week in print and reaching six million readers a month online. Its portfolio of more than 50 news brands includes many magazines and numerous digital products.

Archant Print is the printing division of Archant and prints two morning and two evening newspapers, a stable of free and paid-for weeklies and a portfolio of contract publications.

Our Print Centre, located on the Thorpe St Andrew Business Park on the outskirts of Norwich, houses an advanced newspaper printing and mailroom operation. Our press equipment comprises of various Goss printing units and folders. Any experience with these units would be an advantage.

We are currently recruiting a full-time Press Technician on a permanent contract. Working 36 hours per week, you will be required to work rotational shifts, including days, nights and weekends.

Working flexibly to tight deadlines and demanding quality standards is what the job is all about. We are looking for a real team player, someone who is enthusiastic, reliable and capable of finding solutions in a challenging environment. Whilst ideally you will have had previous experience in a similar role, applications are also invited from skilled and experienced candidates from other printing backgrounds.

We offer a competitive salary, 25 days annual leave, and a contributory pension scheme. Other excellent benefits include Archant Gold (charity matched funding), tax-free Cycle to Work Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, holiday discounts, access to a discount shopping website offering online and in-store discounts, reloadable cards & cash-back, Best Doctors and Doctors Online (medical advice), Employee Care Counselling and Advisory Service, Canada Life Bereavement and Probate Service, Westfield Health Scheme, retirement gift, long service award and Give as You Earn tax-free donations to charity.

If you want to join our talented team, please send your completed application form to Dawn Calver: dawn.calver@archant.co.uk (01603 772347).

Closing date for receiving applications is Monday 13th November 2017.

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