A printer checks the print image of a flexo printing machine.

  • Profession:

    Printer

  • Area:

    Production

  • Alternative designations:

    Print Media Technologist

Printer job description

Two colleagues at a flexo printing machine.

An eye for detail

As a printer you are responsible for managing, setting up and monitoring our printing machines. With your knowledge, precision and experience, you will process the print jobs and ensure the quality of the printed products for our customers.

Tasks of printers

  • You are responsible for the proper set-up, operation and monitoring of our printing machines.

  • You ensure the economic and sustainable use of raw materials and auxiliary materials.

  • Care and maintenance of the printing machines are also part of your daily work routine.

  • You eliminate safety deficiencies and disruptions and ensure compliance with and implementation of safety and quality requirements.

  • You are responsible for your machines and are therefore also responsible for achieving quantity and quality targets.

  • You comply with and participate in the further development of the LEAN processes.

Here you will work as a printer

As a trained print media technologist, you will mainly work in print shops and production halls. You will have your assigned printing system firmly under control.

Current vacancies at THIMM

If you want to play an active role in the success of our company as a printer, please apply now in just a few steps. We look forward to receiving your application!

To our current vacancies

How to succeed in your professional career as a printer at THIMM

Vocational training

We offer the dual training system in which you will learn everything about the planning, production and testing of printing resources both within our company and in your vocational college. The training lasts three years and ends with an examination. It is possible to shorten the training by half a year. 

Helpful hard and soft skills

  • Educational attainment

    For an apprenticeship, you need an intermediate school leaving certificate (Mittlere Reife)

  • Vocational training

    Prerequisite for the job: Completed vocational training as a printer or print media technologist

  • Technical Understanding

    To work as a packaging technology specialist you must have an interest in mathematics and machines

  • Colour awareness

    You must also possess good spatial awareness and precise colour vision

  • Commitment

    High level of commitment and strong sense of responsibility and quality

  • Teamwork skills

    As a printer, you should have teamwork skills and strong social skills

Promotion and career opportunities

After the final examination, apprentices have good opportunities for further training, for instance, e.g. as a team leader or in work preparation.

Current vacancies at THIMM

If you want to play an active role in the success of our company as a printer, please apply now in just a few steps. We look forward to receiving your application!

To our current vacancies

Shape the future with THIMM

Tasks as a packaging technology specialist

THIMM: Exciting tasks, open corporate culture

There are many good arguments for joining THIMM: We offer modern, attractive working conditions, plenty of freedom for personal development, an open corporate culture and a consistent focus on sustainability. Be part of it!

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