Opportunities

 

Would you like to join Northern Ireland's LARGest printing company?

 

Following a move to a 125,000sq ft purpose built print facility in early 2017, GPS is now the largest commercial litho printing company in Northern Ireland.  Along with the move GPS has invested in additional digital, wide format and litho printing presses and finishing equipment.  Due to our ongoing expansion programme GPS is undertaking a recruitment drive across the company.


GPS invests heavily in people, the company is committed to training, enabling employees to get the most out of technological investments in order to meet GPS's exacting standards.  Environmental consciousness is inherent in the company's culture and is not merely an afterthought.  This is evident through the GPS's many accreditations and a long list of awards.

 

 

Experienced Print Finisher

 

Working as part of a busy team you will be responsible for:

  •  Loading, running and unloading machines

  •   Issuing and preparing materials        

  •  Checking produced goods

  •   Maintaining records

  •   Assisting with maintenance

     

We are seeking candidates who can:

 

Essential Criteria:

  •  Willingness to work continental shifts

  • 3 to 5 years print finishing experience is desirable.

  • Experienced in guillotining, folding and saddle-stitching with excellent mechanical aptitude (ability to analyse mechanical problems and determine appropriate solutions)

  • Competent in the setting up, operating and maintenance of equipment

  • Strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail

  • Good Communication skills – verbal and numerical

  • Flexible and adaptable – able to respond to varying demands in a time sensitive environment

  • Ability to work to targets and follow schedules

  • Good team worker

 

Hours of Work

12 hour continental shift rotation (days and nights)

 

Salary

Negotiable based on experience

 

The successful candidate will be flexible, adaptable and will work continental 12 hour continental rotating day and night shifts Mon-Sun.  They will be able to respond to varying demands in a time sensitive environment.

 

To be considered for interview please forward your CV to recruitment@gpscolour.co.uk
Alternatively click here to download an application form (or telephone 028 9070 2020) and send to recruitment@gpscolour.co.uk or GPS Colour Graphics, 4 Marshalls Road, Belfast, BT5 6SR.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on 21st January 2022.

GPS Colour Graphics Ltd. is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

To view GPS Recruitment Data Protection policy please click here

 

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

 

Estimator – Print

GPS is recruiting an estimator for one of NI’s leading print companies. Experience in the print trade is desirable but not necessary as full training will be provided.

 

Role & Responsibilities:

  •   Producing accurate litho and digital print estimates to tight timescales
  •   Complete works instruction details accurately and in a clear manner giving all  
      information necessary for the production, delivery and invoicing of the job 
  •   Contact customers to resolve queries
  •   Proactively manage client's orders and expectations to ensure smooth progress from 
      initial enquiry to finished job
  •   Liaise and communicate effectively with sales executives and production team

     

 Preferred requirements:

  • Experience in print estimating preferred but not necessary as full training will be provided
  • Experience in the print industry preferred but not necessary
  • Proficient in MS Office, particularly Word and excel
  • Background in data entry
  • Minimum of 5 GCSE's or equivalent, Grade A - C including minimum of Grade B in Maths and English


Person specification:

  •   Computer literate and proficient in the use of MS Office applications
     
  •   High numeracy skills with a strong commercial understanding
     
  •   Excellent communication skills; verbal, written and numerical
     
  •   Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
     
  •   Strong and demonstrable organisational skills and ability to use own initiative and work
      independently
     
  •   Demonstrate an ability to build rapport with clients


Salary 

£24,500 per annum dependent on experience                                                                                                                

 

Hours

Monday – Friday 09:00am – 17:00pm


To be considered for interview please forward your CV to recruitment@gpscolour.co.uk
Alternatively click 
here to download an application form (or telephone 028 9070 2020) and send to recruitment@gpscolour.co.uk or GPS Colour Graphics, 4 Marshalls Road, Belfast, BT5 6SR.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on 21st January 2022.

GPS Colour Graphics Ltd. is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

To view GPS Recruitment Data Protection policy please click here


----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

 
 

Production Operative - JobStart
(this scheme is open to eligible 18-24 year olds who are currently unemployed)

 

 

GPS is one of the largest commercial litho printing companies in Ireland.  GPS has invested in state-of-the-art litho printing presses and finishing equipment.  GPS invests in people.  The company is committed to training and enabling employees to progress within the company. 

  

Hours of Work

Contintal Shifts -work 13 shifts every 4 weeks with 11 days of whilst earning 28 days paid annual leave.

Shifts rotate between day shifts from 7am to 7pm and night shifts from 7pm to 7am. 

Intitally you will be working 9am-5pm Monday to Friday.

 

Role:

To perform a supporting role in the Finishing Department and carry out all necessary duties required to maintain a high level of productivity in the finishing department.

           Co-ordinate the flow of job pallets between finishing functions.

           Prepare and assist with loading material for finishing.

           Lifting off machines.

           Assisting with handwork eg gluing up folders, picking & packing.

           Maintain cleanliness on and around the Finishing Department
            ensuring it is clean, tidy and safe of any obstacles.

           Ensure all daily shift tasks are completed i.e. empty bins,
            brush up work area.

           Ensure own work and conduct complies with all company policies
            and procedures.

           Respond flexibly to the needs of the business and any other reasonable
            request from a manager/director of GPS.

           Moving on to running a folding machine followed by learning how to set up a
            folding machine.

 

We are seeking candidates who:

Are reliable and have a “can do” attitude.

Can perform as part of a team.

Will take and follow instruction.

Understand that mundane tasks are a stepping stone to learning skills.

Want to build a career and progress within the company.

Will adhere to all company policies and procedures regarding Health & Safety.

Are motivated to develop their skills and knowledge.

Are up for a challenge.

Display a good mechanical aptitude.

No qualifications, skills or experience are necessary as full training will be provided.

 

Salary: 18/20yrs £6.56, 21/22yrs £8.36, 23/24yrs £8.91

 

To be considered for interview please forward your CV to recruitment@gpscolour.co.uk
Alternatively click 
here to download an application form (or telephone 028 9070 2020) and send to recruitment@gpscolour.co.uk or GPS Colour Graphics, 4 Marshalls Road, Belfast, BT5 6SR.

 

With your CV you MUST provide details of the benefit you are claiming/NEET, if you have a work coach, your address and date of birth so that eligibility for the scheme can be verified.

 

JOBSTART is open to 16-24 year olds who are currently unemployed. If you are on UC contact your Work Coach via your Journal to advise that you have applied for this role. Due to night time working this vacancy is only available to those aged 18+

 

The closing date for applications is 5pm on 21st January 2022.
The opportunity may end before the closing date if all vacancies are filled.

GPS Colour Graphics Ltd. is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

To view GPS Recruitment Data Protection policy please click here

 

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

Print MANAGER

Are you an experienced successful Print Manager?

Do you like to work in a fast-paced target driven environment? 

Are you pro-active, with a can-do attitude?

Can you manage your team to deliver exceptional results?

If so, then GPS has the ideal role and career for you -

 

The Role

Effective and efficient management of all aspects of the print process i.e. production procedures, quality standards, process disciplines and the day to day control and management of all personnel under your charge.

The successful candidate will be placed in a position of authority, lead by example in a professional and courteous manner at all times. 

As the manager they will be a key player in successful relationships of their team.

 

Reporting to Production Director

You will be responsible for and have experience of -

 

  •  Input & Adherence to Production schedules

  •  Ensuring quality standards are rigorously maintained

  •  Management and leadership of Printing Staff

  •  Developing maintenance routines

  •  Ensure housekeeping is kept to a high standard

  •  Liaising with all departments to ensure optimal outputs

  •  Minimise wastage and downtime

  •  Driving efficiencies and productivity

  •  Cost control of labour, materials and Equipment

  •  Training and development of staff

  •  Record keeping, reporting and administrative duties

 

Qualifications

  •  5 years’ experience operating at a minimum of B2 sheet size on a 4 colour litho press  with off press controls

  •  Ideally have studied the print process and the theory behind it and hold an appropriate  qualification such as City & Guilds, NVQ, degree

  •  Knowledge and experience of colour management

  •  Competent IT skills, comfortable using Microsoft Office
     
  •  Experience of Komori presses would be an advantage

 

Hours of Work 

Monday – Friday 06:00am – 15:00pm                                                                                                  
(though production needs may demand minor adjustments and the need may arise for contactability outside your normal working hours)

 

Salary 

Negotiable based on experience

 

 

 

To be considered for interview please click here to download an application form (or telephone 028 9070 2020) and forward to recruitment@gpscolour.co.uk or GPS Colour Graphics, 4 Marshalls Road, Belfast, BT5 6SR.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 11th February 2022.

GPS Colour Graphics Ltd. is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

To view GPS Recruitment Data Protection policy please click here

 

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

 

 

Litho Printer

 

Would you like to work in a fast-paced environment?

Are you pro-active, with a can-do attitude?

If so, then GPS has the ideal role and career for you…

 

The Role

The ideal candidate will have previous experience in a printing environment and knowledge of multi colour lithographic printing

Reporting to

Print Manager

 

You will be responsible for and have experience of -

  • Printing 4 colour process would be preferable, any offset experience would be considered
  • Producing printed material to tight quality standards within given deadlines
  • Adhere to health and safety rules keeping equipment and the work environment clean and tidy 
  • Ensure quality consistency, productivity and delivery levels are met. 
  • Maintain a high standard of direct communication with staff. 

 

Requirements

  • Previous experience in print production department 
  • Computer literate in Windows based systems 
  • Good time management skills and a willingness to work continental shifts. 
  • Good team player
  • Efficient and methodical with excellent mechanical aptitude   
  • Able to work on your own confidently 
  • Hardworking and efficient, and must have excellent organisational and communication skills 
  • Full training will be given on Komori Presses

 

Hours of Work

12 hour continental shift rotation (days and nights)

 

Salary

£16.50 per hour (Negotiable based on experience)

 

 

To be considered for interview please forward your CV to recruitment@gpscolour.co.uk
Alternatively click 
here to download an application form (or telephone 028 9070 2020) and send to recruitment@gpscolour.co.uk or GPS Colour Graphics, 4 Marshalls Road, Belfast, BT5 6SR.

 

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 11th February 2022.

GPS Colour Graphics Ltd. is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

To view GPS Recruitment Data Protection policy please click here

 

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------