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Inspiring you to do better.

LET’S BUILD THE
FUTURE TOGETHER.

We’ve got a great team of people, who take a lot of pride in what they do and the people they work with. We’re looking for people who share those values.

People who:

Want to make a difference
Enjoy being part of a successful team
Enjoy being rewarded and recognised for their personal contribution
Our History.

HOW IT ALL STARTED.

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  1. Graphic Inline is established, focusing on innovative direct mail.

  2. Sales hit £10 million and GI Direct becomes a recognised alternative to the established players in the market.

  3. Growth strategy implemented. Database marketing (GI Insight) and solutions-driven outsourcing (SynYang) divisions are established.xt

  4. A China office is established in Shenzen, branded SynYang.

  5. Investment is made into the latest digital print and intelligent enclosing technology. Group is acquired by Grove Industries.

  6. Consolidation onto a single site to include enclosing facilities.

  7. £350k investment is made in sheet fed full colour digital and transactional facility.

  8. GI Direct becomes GI Solutions, to reflect development of transactional offering

  9. £6m investment is made in new colour digital print and intelligent wrap enclosing.

  10. Group turnover grows to £41m.

  11. GI Solutions Group completes MBO to support continued growth.

  12. £5m investment in high speed digital inkjet and offline finishing. GI acquires Eclipse Group forming £80m turnover marketing services group. GI celebrates 25 years and announces new name, Go Inspire.

  13. Go Inspire brand is developed across both Leicester and Kettering sites and new website launched, reflecting the Group’s new offering.

  14. Shortlisted for Marketing Week Masters Agency of the Year Award.

  15. 5 industry awards won including a Marketing Week Masters Best Data Driven Marketing Award.

JOB LISTINGS.

Bindery Operator – Nights

Here at Go Inspire Eclipse in Kettering we have an opportunity within our Bindery department for an individual who has the skill sets to operate the following industry standard Finishing equipment:

 

115 137 and Pace Guillotines, TH82 folders, MBO T960 Folders, Muller and ST500 stitching lines

They will be required to work proficiently, work within tight deadlines, have good problem-solving skills, be mechanically adept and more importantly have the right attitude to become the best in all aspects Finishing.

Key responsibilities

  • Be able to work under pressure while maintaining high levels of quality output.
  • Work to tight deadlines.
  • Take responsibility for the quality of products you produce.
  • Ensuring Quality control is constantly maintained.
  • Carry out Weekly Maintenance.
  • Work as a team member with your shift colleagues.
  • Maintain 6S housekeeping standards
  • Achieve all quality standards to ISO accreditations standards.
  • Follow Company Health & Safety procedures.

 

Skills required for Bindery Operator role:

  • Working knowledge in the set-up, operation, and running of our diverse bindery equipment
  • Fully qualified time served operators is required.
  • Pro-active approach to technical problem solving is essential.
  • Have a high level of attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Good Communication skills are essential.
  • Integrate well with fellow Operators.
  • Be willing to upskill and improve your skillset.

 

Benefits include:

  • 27 Days Holiday (Pro rata if you work shifts)
  • Employee of the Quarter with monetary reward
  • Loyalty and Long Service Recognition Scheme
  • Uniform Provision (where applicable)
  • Eye Test Contribution
  • Confidential Employee Assistance Program
  • Access to Discounted Medical Insurance Cash Plan
  • Life Assurance
  • Canteen Facilities

 

If you think you are the right candidate for our Bindery Operator role then please send your CV to Kettering.HR@goinspire.co.uk today – don’t miss out, we’d love to hear from you!

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Go Inspire Eclipse are one of the UK’s leading sheet fed, web and web inline printers we offer competitive prices across a wide range of printed products for public, private and third-sector clients, specialising in medium to high-volume, often complex jobs that demand intelligent solutions and meticulous attention to detail.

Here at Go Inspire Eclipse we have an opportunity for a Pre-press Operator to join our team based in Kettering. You will join us on a full time, permanent basis (working on a constant day shift 8.30am -5pm) and in return, you will receive a competitive salary.

As a Pre-press Operator at Go Inspire Eclipse, you will utilise all aspects of our Pre-press systems which include Agfa Apogee Workflow, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Press-Tune. In conjunction with the Prepress software, you will have access to Technique our Management Information System software. Using Apogee Work flow, you will pre-flight, Colour Manage and Impose files ready for their next process. Following on from the workflow you will produce various proof types, Improofs, Contract Proofs and Finishing Guides from our Epson, Hewlett Packard, and Ricoh proofing solutions.

Duties as our Pre-press operator will also include:

– Pre-flight customer supplied files prior to importing them into Apogee workflow.

– Troubleshooting issues and correcting Files.

– Carrying out authors corrections to customer supplied files.

– Using imposition software within workflow prepare files in readiness for Improofing/Plating

– Maintaining CTP systems and Plate Processors on a maintenance rota.

– Achieve all quality standards to ISO accreditations standards.

– Ensure that you liaise with the Account Management team about job bag discrepancies and queries about artwork

– Follow internal checking procedures for all proofs and plates required for next process.

– Maintain our inhouse 6s quality standards

You will be working in an open plan office environment alongside the Commercial Management Team, this will give you the opportunity to interact with fellow staff members regarding the working progress of your jobs, which also helps build a cohesive team supporting all aspects of the pre-printing process.

Our Pre-press Operator will ideally have the following skills and knowledge:

– Using Adobe Creative Suite be proficient with relevant applications.

– Have worked with Agfa Apogee ideally although training will be given.

– Experience of a pre-press background would be essential.

– Knowledge of colour standards.

– Flexible and pro-active approach with the ability to work well within a team and to tight deadlines.

– Have a high level of attention to detail.

– Have a good understanding of impositions.

If you think you are the right candidate for our Pre-press Operator role then please send your CV to KetteringHR@goinspire.co.uk – don’t miss out, we’d love to hear from you

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We are pleased to announce exciting new roles for Trainee Machine Operators in our Printing Factory, you will become part of a team who deliver continuous performance and quality to further our position as one of the markets leading commercial print businesses.

As a Trainee Machine Operator, you will learn to become proficient as a multi skilled individual within our Manufacturing Business. You will have the opportunity to learn multiple manufacturing machinery within the Post press department.

The candidates will learn to work proficiently, work within tight deadlines, have good problem-solving skills, be mechanically adept and more importantly have the right attitude.

Key responsibilities once trained

– Be able to work under pressure while maintaining high levels of quality output.

– Work to tight deadlines.

– Take responsibility for the quality of products you produce.

– Ensuring Quality control is constantly maintained.

– Carry out Weekly Maintenance.

– Work as a team member with your shift colleagues.

– Achieve all quality standards to ISO accreditations standards.

– Follow Company Health & Safety procedures.

Skills required for a Trainee Machine Operator:

– Have a high level of attention to detail

– Strong organizational and time management skills

– Good Communication skills.

– Integrate well with fellow Operators.

– Be willing to upskill and improve your skillset.

If you think you are the right candidate for our Trainee Machine Operator then please  apply today – don’t miss out, we’d love to hear from you!

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As Full Stack Developer, you will work collaboratively with other developers, data scientists, software developers and marketing analysts, to create and maintain high-performance systems and data eco-system. You will use the right tool for the job following the development standards and will take responsibility for delivering high quality solutions on time and to spec.

 

Responsibilities

• Building and maintaining SQL database systems capable of operating at scale.

• Developing and maintaining .NET software, for external customers and internal users.

• Improving our development practices and working processes.

 

 

Required Skills

• Confidence building and querying databases with Microsoft T-SQL.

• Confidence developing software in C#/.NET, for Windows or the web.

• Understanding of source control, automated builds and deployment, unit testing, and other modern development techniques.

• 5+ years’ professional development experience.

 

Desired skills

• Further database-related experience e.g. SSIS, SSRS, database projects, data warehouses, etc.

• Experience of setting up and owning Dev Ops systems and practices.

• Experience working in a team with technical and non-technical colleagues.

• Experience of talking directly to stakeholders (including end users) to ascertain their needs and understand what needs to be developed.

• Confidence developing websites with React and JavaScript frameworks.

• Cloud technology such as Azure

 

In addition to the above, we may require you to carry out any other duties within your reasonable competence.

 

This job description is not exhaustive and is intended to focus upon the main duties and responsibilities of the position.  GI Solutions Group reserves the right to update this job description on an as and when required basis in order to achieve and maintain flexibility in line with business requirements.  The individual’s duties also include any other duties that are required from time to time in line with business requirements.

 

Health & Safety Responsibilities

“All employees have legal duties for health and safety. These include taking reasonable care for your own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by what you do or do not do; co-operating with your employer; correctly using work items including personal protective equipment in accordance with training or instruction; and not interfering with or misusing anything provided for your health, safety or welfare”.

 

Information Security & Data Protection Responsibilities 

“All employees have a responsibility for information security and data protection within the company; this includes abiding by the company’s policies and procedures relating to information security and data protection and any applicable legislative requirements including GDPR.”

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GI Eclipse are one of the UK’s leading sheet fed, web and web inline printers we offer competitive prices across a wide range of printed products for public, private and third-sector clients, specialising in medium to high-volume, often complex jobs that demand intelligent solutions and meticulous attention to detail.

Here at Go Inspire Eclipse we have an opportunity for a time served Manufacturing Engineer to join our team based in Kettering.  You will join us on a full time, permanent basis working on a permanent nightshift for 4 x 10 hours shifts Monday through to Thursday and in return you will receive a competitive salary.

Your role will include effective planning in conjunction with fellow team members to ensure the uptime of business assets, by maintaining equipment through regular PPM’s and efficient repairs, to always ensure continuity of production.

 

Duties as our Manufacturing Engineer will also include:

  • Ensure on site equipment and machinery is maintained to a planned schedule to facilitate continuity of production.
  • Attend breakdowns as necessary, facilitating repairs to ensure continuity of production is a priority.
  • Continuously develop working methods in order to maximise service levels
  • Maintain high level of Health and Safety Standards.
  • Comply with all legal, safety and environmental requirements.

 

You will be working in a Commercial Printers which house a variety of machinery, from Goss Web and Heidelberg Sheetfed Printing Presses to large format Guillotines, Folders and Stitching Lines.

 

Our Manufacturing Engineer will ideally have the following skills and knowledge:

 

  • Be a time serviced engineer with the relevant qualifications to support at least a 80/20 Mechanical/Electrical split.
  • Have operated in a Manufacturing environment.
  • Have sound problem solving approach to technical faults/breakdowns.
  • Have a high level of attention to detail.
  • Can work within time constraints where necessary.
  • Can work under pressure at times of critical breakdowns.
  • Have a ‘Can Do’ attitude.

 

Benefits include:

 

  • 27 Days Holiday (Pro rata if you work shifts)
  • Employee of the Quarter with monetary reward
  • Loyalty and Long Service Recognition Scheme
  • Uniform Provision (where applicable)
  • Eye Test Contribution
  • Confidential Employee Assistance Program
  • Access to Discounted Medical Insurance Cash Plan
  • Life Assurance
  • Canteen Facilities

 

If you think you are the right candidate for our Manufacturing Engineering role then please send your CV, along with your salary expectations, to Kettering.HR@goinspire.co.uk  – don’t miss out, we’d love to hear from you!

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Print Technician Apprenticeship

Here at Go Inspire Eclipse we currently have 2 new apprenticeships available: Press Technician and Post-Press Technician. This is a fantastic opportunity to train as a Print Technician with a well-established business.

 

Who are we?

 

GI Eclipse are one of the UK’s leading sheet-fed, web and web inline printers we offer competitive prices across a wide range of printed products for public, private and third-sector clients, specialising in medium to high-volume, often complex jobs that demand intelligent solutions and meticulous attention to detail.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

 

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, the qualification obtained will be a Level 3 Print Technician Apprenticeship Standard. The apprentice will be given sufficient time to undertake their “Off-the-Job” requirement of the apprenticeship.

 

Throughout your time as an apprentice, you will be supported by both Go Inspire and the BPIF. You will be assigned a training coordinator to ensure that you have the best training available. Training requirements will be discussed at the point of employment to suit your individual needs and business needs. Most training and studying will be site-based.

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will gain an understanding of the following:

  • The printing industry and its markets
  • How the business operates including its culture, values, processes and how you fit in
  • Technical knowledge and print industry practices, processes and the materials used to carry out the occupation effectively, e.g., practices can include maintenance and continuous improvement; processes include printing, quality assurance and colour management
  • Pre-press, press and post-press processes and equipment and the commercial impact of their role e.g., ensuring that printed material is presented to post-press in perfect condition
  • Customers’ expectations in terms of order specification and timescales
  • Quality expectations and how they are managed
  • How best to solve problems and implement practical solutions in a timely manner

Our benefits include:

  • 27 Days Holiday (Pro rata if you work shifts)
  • Employee of the Quarter with monetary reward
  • Loyalty and Long Service Recognition Scheme
  • Uniform Provision (where applicable)
  • Eye Test Contribution
  • Confidential Employee Assistance Program
  • Access to Discounted Medical Insurance Cash Plan
  • Life Assurance
  • Canteen Facilities
  • Refer a Friend Scheme
  • Thank You Days – when the pizza or sweet treats are on us!

 

 

If you think you are the right candidate then please send your CV to Kettering.HR@goinspire.co.uk today – don’t miss out, we’d love to hear from you!

 

Go Inspire are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and are committed to creating a diverse work environment. We aim to select the best available person for every vacancy, regardless of sex, race, color, religion, ethnic origin, age, disability or sexual orientation.

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Junior Creative Designer

 

Due to our continued growth here at Go Inspire Connect we have an exciting opportunity for a Junior Creative Designer to join our team based in Kettering, Northamptonshire. Working within a small, friendly team your main responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Work up chosen concepts to full and final artwork liaising with the creative designer and account manager where applicable.
  • Develop creative for on-line campaigns that will run alongside printed campaigns.
  • Check customer supplied artwork is fit for purpose prior to it being sent to suppliers.
  • Develop promotional material for the team to support client meetings, presentations, events and campaigns.
  • Assist creative designer at concept stage to develop new pack themes, formats and identify any social or design trends that could help uplift a pack.
  • Responsible for the Go Inspire – Connect teams use of eye tracking software and archiving creative reports.

 

The ideal candidate:

 

  • Has a good knowledge and experience using Adobe Software including InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Has a good knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Has the ability to solve problems, juggle multiple projects, adapt quickly and move between projects and work on urgent creative requests
  • Is a good team player and is able to take feedback and critics to ensure the highest standard of design is achieved
  • Is creative, innovative thinking is also a must

 

 

Desirable but not essential:

 

  • Previous direct mail or print experience.
  • Previous experience in customer service

 

Who are we?

 

We are a team that is passionate about our client outcomes and work tirelessly to solve modern fundraising and marketing challenges.  We work in partnership with our clients and charities to deliver and manage results-focused campaign strategies.  With data insights, imaginative creative and a strong overall strategic vision our clients rely on us to communicate with their donors, supporters and customers and drive the results they want.  The wealth of experience we have gained has led us to develop clear, comprehensive strategies for our retail and charity clients, which in turn has driven exceptional campaign results.

 

 

What we offer

 

Our people are at the core of our business which is why we offer a competitive salary plus benefits including 27 days holiday, excluding public holidays, life assurance, loyalty recognition scheme and an employee assistance scheme.

 

If you think you are the right candidate, we are looking for then please click ‘apply’– don’t miss out, we’d love to hear from you!

 

 

PLEASE NOTE: As much as we would love to respond to all applicants, due to the sheer volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to unsuccessful candidates.

If you have not heard from us within 30 days of sending your CV, unfortunately you have not been selected for the position.

 

 

Go Inspire are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and are committed to creating a diverse work environment. We aim to select the best available person for every vacancy, regardless of sex, race, color, religion, ethnic origin, age, disability or sexual orientation.

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    OUR VALUES.

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    EMPOWER

    We train, develop and empower people

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    RESPECT

    We respect and support each other

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    ACCOUNTABLE

    We take responsibility for our actions

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    TRANSPARENT

    We operate in a fun, open and cohesive environment

    OUR WORK STANDARDS.

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    PROACTIVE

    We proactively exceed expectations

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    INITIATIVE

    We give customers what they need

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    EFFICIENT

    We do this efficiently and effectively

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    INNOVATIVE

    We constantly innovate

    EMPLOYEE BENEFITS.

    Company Pension

    Helping you save towards your retirement home in the sun!

    Employee of the Quarter

    Recognising your brilliance with a monetary reward!

    Loyalty and Long Service Recognition Scheme

    Celebrating milestones in your time with the Go Inspire family!

    Uniform Provision (where applicable)

    Keeping you kitted out

    Eye Test Contribution

    Good eye health is important… claim up to £20 back on expenses

    Confidential Employee Assistance Program

    If you’re happy, we’re happy – free for all employees, supported by the BHSF

    Free Car Parking

    Because who wants to pay to park at work?

    Access to Discounted Medical Insurance Cash Plan

    Claim back the cost of your medical treatments

    26 Days Holiday (Pro rata if you work shifts)

    Downtime is important… how will you spend yours?

    30th Birthday Additional Day Holiday

    As we celebrate our 30th Birthday in 2022, take an additional day on us to enjoy, not just this year, but every year you’re a part of the Go Inspire Family.

    Life Assurance

    Because we all want security for our loved ones

    Canteen Facilities

    A place to rest and re-fuel at breakfast, lunch or dinner

    Refer a Friend Scheme with monetary reward

    Earn £1500, simply for bringing the perfect person into the Go Inspire family.

    Thank You Days

    When the pizza or sweet treats are on us!

    RECRUITMENT.

    We are always looking for talented people to join the business. Our philosophy is ‘recruit for attitude, train for skill’. All our current vacancies are advertised online and on our website. Please take a look and submit a copy of your cv if you see a role that interests you.

    If you are interested in joining us but can’t see a role that fits your experience, please email a copy of your cv and a covering letter to recruitment@goinspire.uk and we’ll keep a copy on file. We’ll then contact you if a suitable vacancy comes up.

    TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT.

    From the start of your journey with Go Inspire we look to support your development. Whether it is our company and departmental induction, ‘on the job’ training, multiskilling, leadership and management training or supporting your professional development.

    APPRENTICES AND GRADUATES.

    We link with the BPIF (British Print Industry Federation) and Leicester College to recruit apprentices and are forging links with local universities in order to recruit talented graduates. If you’re interested in joining us but can’t see a role that fits the career path you’d like to take, please email a copy of your cv and a covering letter to recruitment@goinspire.uk and we’ll keep a copy on file. We’ll then contract you if a suitable opportunity comes up.

    OUR AWARDS

    We deliver award-winning campaigns for the UK’s biggest brands

    OUR AWARDS

    We deliver award-winning campaigns for the UK’s biggest brands