Opal is a large nationwide new and innovative renewable packaging company.
As part of the Nippon Paper Group, Opal is one of Australasia’s leading packaging and paper companies and employs more than 4,500 team members across their operations. Opal manufacture goods that you see, touch and use every day and their customer base includes some of the biggest names in FMCG, Retail and Fresh Produce.
Opal stands for innovation, smart solutions and sustainability and this is an exciting time to join them as they build their own unique culture fuelled by confidence, energy and passion.
You might have often gone past some of our products on supermarket shelves or eaten a product from our creative packaging. Well if this all sounds interesting, you could be a part of Opal’s whanau to provide innovative and renewable packaging.
Have you recently left school and looking for a new way to kick start your career?
Opal is looking for an energetic and proactive Print Apprentice to join their Manukau-based team.
What’s on offer for you?
A high level of safety awareness is a pre-requisite for this opportunity as is a good level of physical fitness as there is a fair amount of heavy lifting and moving. Full training will be provided so we are looking for someone who has the willingness to learn.
You will have:
There are 25 people in the team and the shift starts at 4 am or 5 am for dayshift. The length of the shift varies from 8 -10 hours depending on the overtime required.
The afternoon shift starts around 12 pm – 2 pm depending on overtime. Shifts rotate weekly.
New Zealand Certificate in Print (Level 4) with strand in Offset Printing
This apprenticeship is primarily an on-the-job training program, working alongside qualified trades personal to learn the Printing process within the Printing and Packing process. You will be trained in the following:
Graduates of this qualification will be able to -
Graduates of the Offset Printing strand will also be able to: