Press Assistant (Nights) | £8 p/h+ | Belfast

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job Type Temporary
Salary £8 - £11 per hour
Published 9 months ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Craig Smart
Job Ref BLU4579PA_1541780944

Job Description

Press Assistant/Warehouse Operative x2 (Nights) | £8 p/h+ | Belfast

Grafton Recruitment is currently seeking 2x Press Assistants to join client, a print media organisation, on a temporary basis until the end of January 2019.


Reel store:

  • Maintain efficient stock rotation and storage.
  • Operate the reel stock control system.
  • Keep the reel store clean and tidy.

Press hall:

  • Load reels into reel stands.
  • Prepare reels for webbing up and operate webbing up device.
  • Prepare splice patterns on to loaded reels.
  • Ensure adequate levels of consumables are maintained.
  • Assist with press cleaning as required.
  • Keep the reel stands and press hall clean and tidy.
  • Assist with the de-plating of the press between each title.


  • Similar experience in a warehouse/production role in a target driven environment.
  • Experience of loading/unloading vehicles.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Available to work on a nightshift operation.


  • Previous experience in a newspaper press hall.
  • Forklift driving experience
  • Experience of newspaper production/operating reel stands

This role will require the successful applicants to work on a night-shift operation working 36 hours per week.

  • Week One: 2 nights on - 3 nights off - 2 nights on
  • Week Two: 2 nights off - 3 nights on - 2 nights off

For further information please call Craig in Grafton on 02890242824 or submit your CV via the link. Please note that only candidates who meet the essential criteria will be considered.

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