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Vacancy: Hot Foil Press Operator

Hot Foil Press Operator Job South Yorkshire

Crown Labels was established in Sheffield in 1989 and is a family-run business. We are a specialist printer producing self-adhesive labels for a wide range of UK based industries. The company operates from modern premises near Meadowhall and has continually invested in the latest print technology. Customer satisfaction drives our business and this flexible “never let you down” attitude has allowed the company to prosper over the last 30 years.

About the Role

We are seeking a Hot Foil press operator to join our production team due to an upcoming staff retirement. Reporting to the Production Manager, you will be primarily responsible for operating a Newfoil machine in the production of self-adhesive labels for a wide variety of applications.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring the safe set up and operation of Newfoil printing/die-cutting equipment

  • Conforming to all Health and Safety policies

  • Following designated internal procedure and ISO 9001 quality processes

  • Ongoing cleaning and maintenance of machines and working area

  • Inspecting finished labels to verify quality and identify any issues

  • Communicating the status of tasks and production items with the Production Manager

You may also be required to run other production machinery or conduct other related tasks to provide cover to other employees; training will be provided where applicable.

Skills We’re Looking For

While prior experience in operating a Newfoil machine would be highly desirable, we still encourage applications from those who have experience in similar production methods or other appropriate print experience.

Key Attributes:

  • Experience operating Newfoil machines is desirable

  • Experience in a variety of printing, embellishment and finishing activities

  • Experience of flat-bed die cutting

  • Familiarity with working in a printing/packaging manufacturing environment

  • Knowledge of label substrates and foil printing capabilities

  • Ability to maintain a high standard of work, even during busy periods

  • Good communication skills

  • Reliable, conscientious, and willing to work as part of a team

How to Apply

Please apply by submitting an up-to-date CV, including an overview of your specific experience related to this role. Please send your application to

Key Information:

  • Full-Time (07:30 – 16:00 Mon-Thur, 07:30 – 15:00 Friday)

  • 30 Minute Lunch Break

  • 20 Days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays

  • Additional 1 day of annual leave per 5 years of service

  • On-site parking (if required)

  • Westfield Health Scheme membership (on satisfactory completion of probation period)

  • Company Pension Scheme (from eligible age)

  • Location: Magna Way, Rotherham (near Meadowhall)

  • Salary: Dependent on Experience

  • Required: ASAP

Crown Labels is an inclusive employer and welcomes applications from all candidates.

For further information about this role please contact

All applications will be treated confidentially and personal details will not be shared with third parties.

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