Machine operators - ovidian uganda limited

Job Summary

Responsible for setting up, operating and maintaining various machines to ensure the interminable and efficient running of production.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description



Ovidian Uganda Limited is a leading offset and large format printing company based in Kampala with presence in Kenya and Rwanda. We specialize in all forms of Large Format Printing & Branding combined with a full Commercial Offset Print facility. This combination of Offset and Large Format Print, gives our clients a one stop solution for all their packaging, POS and branding material. We strive to consistently deliver a quality print at a fair price in amazing timeframes. It’s from this basis that seek competent persons to fill up the following positions;


Job Title:                    Machine Operator                                                    

Reports to:                  Production Manager

Based at:                     Uganda Office

Experience:                 5 years 

Number of Positions:    8

 List of Machines


 Perfect binding Machine (Euru Bind) 

 Saddle stitching machine (Heidelbe rg) - (St:100)

 Folding Machine (A 1 size) Stahl


 UV Coating machine

 Lamination Machine (A1 size) - (Cold) 

 CD 74 Machine (C2-74)


 Di - Cutting Machine (Heidelbe rg)-sbg       



Agfa Titan Machine (Jet I Titan)



Responsible for setting up, operating and maintaining various machines to ensure the interminable and efficient running of production.


  • Operate the machines
  • Ensuring the machines are in good conditions:- Oiling, Greasing, Tightening any loose parts
  • Load paper, fabric, plastic or other material onto the printing machines, making sure that objects to be printed are lined up correctly and, if there is more than one color, that the colors are properly aligned
  • Unload printed materials and stack accordingly
  • Review print order to determine settings and adjustments required to set up manually controlled or automatic screen printing machine.
  • Choose, mix and match colored inks and load ink into printing machines
  • Controlling machines and processes, using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes
  • Keep records of work done, wastage and undertakes production counts
  • Keep a clear record of the input and output from the machines
  • Coating Screens, Exposing Screens. Washing Screens, Reclaiming Screens
  • Cleaning the machines
  • Filling the intimation forms, follow up on  necessary repairs and escalating  to the HOD in case of any breakdowns or if maintenance is required
  • Ensure preventive maintenance is done as per the schedule
  • Adhere to safety rules and regulations
  • Meet schedules while being responsible for ensuring quality work
  • Monitor output for consistent high quality.
  • Any other duty as may be assigned from time to time.

Application Details:

Mention the machine that you have the competence to operate, from the list above, in your subject line eg.
Machine Operator -  UV Coating machine , with your CV and send it to 


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