Flexographic Label Printer

Job Type:



Flexographic Label Printer 

Location: Newtonmountkennedy (County Wicklow), Ireland

Sector: Labelling

Package: Basic salary up to €40,000 (including shift allowance) & Benefits  

The Company 

At Macfarlane Group Ireland, we are experts in providing high quality Self-Adhesive and Resealable Labels to a wide range of sectors including food, health and beauty, household products, and pharmaceuticals.  Furthermore, we have expanded our operation to include the distribution of packaging consumable products; with the objective to ensure, our customers are supplied with the most cost-effective packaging products and services to protect their products during transit and storage.

The Role & Responsibilities 

We are now urgently hiring for an experienced Flexographic Label Printer to join our team based at our established Newtonmountkennedy site, in County Wicklow. 

Working hours will span a 3-week rotating shift pattern of: 7.00 – 15.00/ 14.40 – 22.10/ 21.40 – 7.00 (all Monday to Friday)

Key responsibilities of the role shall include… 

?Complete set up of Flexographic label printing presses

?Review job specification to determine the appropriate press set up 

?Ink mixing and colour matching

?Use and maintain printer plates and rollers including anilax rollers and doctor blades

?Perform all make-ready tasks and make necessary colour corrections and or press adjustments before   production run.

?Quality control

Do you have the correct profile? 

We welcome applications only from experienced Flexo Label printers who reside within a sensible daily commute of site and (ideally) meet with the below criteria…

?Label Print experience (highly desirable)

?Comco machine experience (Preferable)

?Leaving Cert. or trade equivalent qualification

?Able to multitask and work to tight deadlines

?Have excellent eye for colour and detail 

?Be motivated and a team player

?Be quality conscious and efficient

The Package

In return, we offer a competitive basic salary, 21 days annual leave plus 9 days bank holidays and full access to a full training and development programme. Macfarlane Group is also dedicated to maximizing every employee’s potential, by providing career development plans and pathways in an environment that fosters personal growth and continuous improvement. 

How to apply/next steps

This is a key hire whereby we will be taking the next few weeks to identify the very best of applicants in the hope of selecting our favoured candidate to commence ASAP. Interviews shall therefore be arranged swiftly for shortlisted candidates. To make an application please simply click ‘apply’ ensuring that your CV is up to date and relevant. Please note that all shortlisted candidates can expect to hear back from us within five working days of making their application. If you do not therefore hear back within that timeframe, please assume that your application has not been successful on this particular occasion.