Flexographic Printer

Manufacturing Hillsborough, Christchurch


About Kiwi Labels 
We began printing labels in 1976 & are one of NZ’s longest established label printers. We prepare, print, apply & distribute first-rate labels & other packaging options to a wide range of businesses throughout the country with a continued focus on innovation & improvement. We’re well-known for our highly embellished labels, offering foiling, true high build, multiple varnish options, embossing & debossing, sculpted foil & a range of specialty coatings to ensure that your labels stand out. We are New Zealand’s most awarded label company and pride ourselves on being the best in our industry with wins in this innovation in 2007, 2009, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020, 2021 & 2022. Part of Multi-Color Corporation, we employ 13,000+ dedicated people worldwide with business operations in 100+ plants in 29 Countries. In Australia & New Zealand alone we operate 14 label producing operations with 1100+ employees with businesses also including Hally Labels & Rapid Labels. 
About the Role  
Working within our production team, you will be responsible for producing some highly technical print and embellished labels at a high volume. This is a great opportunity for a trade-qualified printer be part of a global organisation to upskill in modern equipment in the graphic design and printing industry.  
We’re looking for a Trade Qualified Printer to join our Kiwi Labels Team. This is a great opportunity for an experienced printer who appreciates working with a solid team of craftspeople.  
You will be required to accommodate a flexible schedule, covering rotating shifts across different time frames.  
Duties include:  
  • Operating print technology to complete client orders in accordance with our high level of customer service standards to achieve targets & timeframes.
  • Maintain machines with a strong safety focus.
  • Check all components & report any maintenance requirements.
  • Quality standard practices & maintaining quality assurance records.
  • Training responsibilities & coordination of duties to Assistant Printers.
About You   
  • Trade qualified (Certificate III in Print or similar)
  • Experience in Flexographic printer would be ideal but will consider other print experience.
  • Experience with high embellished labels will be an advantage, but not essential.
  • Previous experience working in a printing/manufacturing industry would be an advantage.
  • Excellent quality control & high attention to detail
  • Solid work ethic with a high regard for safety
  • Ability to perform manual handling tasks.
  • Eligible Australian working rights.
The Benefits  
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Relocation package or visa sponsorship available to the right candidate (must be fully qualified and have label print experience)
  • Free onsite parking
  • Health & wellness program
  • Local & global career opportunities to development & build your brilliant career (encouraged & supported)
  • To help employees thrive at home & at work, we offer an Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
  • Employee referral program, our employees are rewarded for helping us find great talent!
  • Reward & recognition programs aligned to company values with high performance.
  • Regular social events encouraging a fun & friendly environment.
  • Supportive & inclusive environment
  • Part of an organisation that strongly believes in sustainability goals to make a difference to our planet.
Apply Now  
Are you interested or know someone who could be? Let them know! If you don’t quite meet all the criteria, but feel you can make a difference at Kiwi Labels, we encourage you to submit your application. If your CV includes qualifications, work history, skills and experience, no need to also provide a cover letter. We look forward to receiving your application.   
Diversity & Inclusion   
At Kiwi Labels, we believe what makes us unique, makes us better. We embrace & care deeply about creating a workplace where our people feel valued & empowered. We are committed to providing an environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly & with respect. We consider our people our best asset & understand the importance of bringing different perspectives. We are committed to providing equal opportunity regardless of gender identity/expression or ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, or life stage. We encourage & welcome all genders, people of disability, LGBTQI+ community, refugees & people from culturally & linguistic diverse backgrounds to apply.