Bakers is an award-winning, independent trade label and packaging manufacturer.

We are a dynamic and innovative family run business, at the forefront of the label printing industry. Based in Brentwood, Essex our state-of-the-art production facility and open plan offices provide a fast paced and collaborative working environment. As we continue to grow, we are seeking a meticulous and detail-oriented Quality Control Operator to join our team.

Position Overview: We are looking for an experienced Quality Control Operator to ensure that our printed materials meet the highest standards of quality. The ideal candidate will have a keen eye for detail, a thorough understanding of printing processes, and a passion for delivering exceptional products to our clients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct thorough inspections of printed materials to ensure they meet established quality standards.
  • Collaborate with production teams to identify and address quality issues in real-time.
  • Utilize various testing and measurement tools to assess colour accuracy, print clarity, and overall print quality.
  • Implement and enforce quality control procedures throughout the printing process.
  • Document and report any deviations from quality standards, working closely with production and management teams to implement corrective actions.
  • Monitor and maintain the calibration of printing equipment to ensure consistent and accurate results.


  • Proven experience in quality control within the printing industry (not a necessity but nice to have)
  • Knowledge of various printing processes, including digital printing.
  • Familiarity with colour management and the ability to accurately assess colour consistency.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to identify subtle defects in printed materials.
  • Excellent communication skills to effectively convey quality standards and collaborate with cross-functional teams.
  • Proficiency in using quality control tools and software.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet tight deadlines.
  • A proactive and solutions-oriented mindset.

 What is in it for you?

 • Salary dependent on experience• Training and development• Work based pension• Profit related bonus after 6 months service• 21 Days holiday plus Bank Holidays• Wellbeing at work programme• Great social and team building events


How to Apply: If you are passionate about maintaining high standards of quality in the printing industry and have the qualifications and experience we are looking for, we invite you to complete our job application form. 

Interested candidates are invited to apply for this position, please complete our application form

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If you want more information about the role, email Clare Coles, HR Manager @ 

Closing date for applications – 1st December

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