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Die Cutting Operator 10/8/2017

Graphic Packaging Newton, IA

Newton, IA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Job Summary:

Perform manual and machine operator tasks related to the set-up, maintenance and operations of the Bobst Die Cutter. Responsible for the safety of crew, quantitative and qualitative die cutter performance.

Job Duties/ Responsibilities:

* Make-ready, adjust and run job as efficiently as possible to meet safety and productivity standards.

* Examine job order to determine quantity to be cut, stock specifications and special die cutting instructions

* Examine cutting dies for visual defects and apply correcting solution to repair minor defects

* Make necessary adjustments to ensure quality

* Ensure information is communicated between shifts

* Ensure Company Safety, Quality and Production standards are met

* Perform proper and required maintenance as well as cleaning of Die Cutter

* Maintenance duties include stooping under machinery, entering confined spaces and climbing ladders.

* Must input information into computer for proper tracking of inventory and waste.

* Occasional bending, reaching, twisting and stooping

* Occasional squatting and kneeling for cleaning and clearing jams

* In depth knowledge of the mechanics and capabilities of die cutting press

* Strong Mechanical aptitude/skills

* Requires experience running, troubleshooting and quality control

* Ability to work under minimal supervision, understand technical written (and verbal) instructions, set-up the die cutter, and carry out instructions

* Strong computer skills required

* Strong math skills required

* Ability to accurately distinguish color variation

* Must be able to work other shifts if needed and perform overtime work as required

* Ability to talk with customers, in person, on a daily basis explaining the technical operation of the Die Cutting process and leaving the customer with a positive professional impression (Customer visits)

* Good Verbal and written communication skills

* Frequent lifting, bending and turning (up to 75 pounds

* High School Diploma/GED is a requirement

* 1-3 years running a Bobst Die Cutter is preferred