Packing Assistant (Casual) 

Department: Finishing 
Location: Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Job Type: Casual hours during busy periods

Are you an experienced Packer looking for some extra hours per week? Solopress are offering skilled packers the opportunity to top up your income as we continue to get busier.

We have a number of options available including:

Temporary last-minute cover - Happy to cover last minute requirements?

Temporary Cover - Happy to cover busy periods or holidays/sickness?

0 hours - want to get the benefits a 0 hour contract offers?

Our hours can vary day to day depending on our workload, some examples are below:

10am - 6pm
10am - 10pm
2pm - 10pm

Please include in your cover letter what you'd like to consider.


Solopress is currently looking for a enthusiastic, motivated and hard-working Warehouse Packers. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain experience within a growing Finishing department and to utilise any current skills and experience along with gaining exposure to the printing industry.

Main Duties:

  • Preparing packaging for completed jobs
  • Packing completed jobs ready for despatched
  • Assisting Print Finishers where necessary
  • First aid and Fire Marshall training/duties if required
  • Keeping machines and operating areas clean and tidy throughout the day
  • Any other duties deemed within your capabilities/skill set

Experience/Skills Required

  • Previous warehouse / packing experience would be beneficial although not essential
  • Fast Learner
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Flexible Attitude
  • Keenness to learn other Finishing machinery to enhance experience and increase knowledge.