Prepress Process Leader – Grade VII (Effluent Treatment)

Zejtun, Malta

Role Purpose:

We are looking for a manufacturing operative role with team leadership responsibilities to lead a team of Prepress Operators across shifts in a prepress section. You will work closely with the Chemicals Lead and Prepress FLM, ensuring the self-sufficiency of a high performing team to achieve customer satisfaction. You will be accountable for the safety, security and productivity output of your team through established throughputs and deliver to QCD targets.

You will ideally have experience in a manufacturing environment; have a technical aptitude either formal or experiential. Possess good leadership and communication skills both verbal and written. Have ideally ‘A’ level standard of education or higher (Chemistry/Physics/Science would be an asset) and be conversant with MS Office applications. Experience in chemical or manufacturing processes will be considered an asset.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Effluent Treatment HPT, driving company values whilst embracing the Operational Excellence mentality, and ensure team harmony
  • Drive Safety and Security awareness towards a zero incident mentality
  • Drive a Right First Time Quality approach to quality
  • Ensure section is adequately resourced across the shifts
  • Drive section’s achievement of QCD targets
  • Create, maintain and update SOPs
  • Drive and sustain OpEx systems within the section, and participate in all OpEx Prepress systems required
  • Lead Problem solving within the section
  • Trains other personnel where needed
  • Coordinate between Prepress sections
  • To understand the principles and comply with practices and Operational Excellence training/projects
  • To understand the principles and comply with practices of Lean Manufacturing, 5S and continuous Improvement
  • Always act and behave in a way compliant with all De La Rue company guidelines and policies, especially those relating to values and behaviours, environmental health and safety, ethics and codes of conduct, as it is through living our values that we strengthen the culture of our business, and demonstrate our understanding of our Code of Business Principles

Our organisation values are:

  • Act with integrity
  • Be open to change
  • Take Responsibility
  • Excel in what we do
  • Work together


Essential Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • 5 years’ Experience in manufacturing operations (Prepress experience is highly preferred)
  • Quality Training
  • HSE and Security awareness training
  • Experience in continuous improvement techniques
  • Goal Oriented and self-driven
  • Excellent communicator
  • Ability to train and coach others
  • Highly Disciplined and process-driven
  • Ability to lead a team
  • Positive attitude with a desire to develop and progress
  • Attention to detail with a methodical approach
  • Continuous Improvement desire
  • Flexibility, adaptability and multitasking
  • Ability to live by the DLR values as routine
  • Proficiency in PC based computing is essential

To apply:

Email your CV and cover letter to Caroline Zammit at