Laminating Operator 

Job Title: Laminating Operator
Department: Finishing
Location: Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Job Type: Permanent, full-time
Hours: S, M, T 6pm-6am + 1 Saturday night per month.


A new and exciting position has become available at one of the UK’s fastest growing online print organisations. Solopress is a rapidly growing e-commerce business where you can really add value and make a big impact in our fast-paced working environment.

Whether our customers are in need of uniquely designed business cards or eye-catching flyers, we offer a vast range of high-quality products at market-leading prices. As specialists in online printing, we are experts at what we do and we’re looking for talented individuals who know their stuff too.


An exciting opportunity for an experienced Laminating Operator has recently become available. This position will allow the right individual to join our current friendly and dynamic team and the ability to gain experience working within one of the UK’s leading Print organisations.


  • To set, operate and maintain an Autobond Thermal Laminator
  • Ensure that jobs are completed in a timely manner in order to meet the despatch deadline
  •  Running “test sheets” to ensure final product is in line with customer requirements
  • Reporting ordering or printing issues to shift managers
  • Ensuring both quality and speed of work is maintained throughout
  • Ensure that jobs are completed in a timely manner in order to meet the despatch deadline
  • Maintaining machines to a high standard ensuring minimum downtime
  • Assisting with machine fixes and new parts as an when required
  • First aid and Fire Marshall training/duties if required
  •  Any other duties deemed within your skillset

Experience/Skills Required

  •  Experience running a laminating machine
  •  Experience in print finishing is essential
  •  Strong work ethic
  • Flexible attitude
  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • Self-motivated
  • Excellent eye for detail