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Title:  Cutting Opeartor

Requisition ID:  9729-159

Charlotte, NC, US, 28273

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

MISSION / SUMMARY: Responsible for preparing and running cutting equipment efficiently, while producing a quality product.


JOB FUNCTIONS: Job functions include but are not limited to the following.

  • Understand and comply with plant and cutting department rules, regulations, and procedures
  • Identify and operate cutting feeder, feed table, front lays, stripping unit, blanking unit, trim removal section, scanner, and control panel
  • Prepare make ready, break down and set up stripping units, blanking units, and female grid
  • Identify quality issues including cracked scores, skip crease, glue assist, nicks, blanker damage, and rough cuts
  • Handle and prioritize multiple tasks, read cutting schedule, read status of current jobs
  • Accurately complete all paperwork
  • Use computer to find information on upcoming jobs, lookup tooling locations, input production data
  • Must be able to work overtime
  • Responsible for understanding and adhering to all GMP, safety, food safety, SQF, HACCP and food defense procedures (Training will be provided)
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills



  • 2 or more years’ experience operating die cutting equipment
  • SAP experience preferred


  • High school degree or GED


  • Mon - Fri 8 hr shift with occasional overtime
  • Must be willing to work any shift 1st, 2nd or 3rd shift


  • Standing for extended periods of time up to 12-hours.
  • Occasional Lifting up to 20 lbs.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices
  • Use of various office hand and electrical tools or equipment

Required Experience



 At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child's cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! We're one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world's most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference. 

With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry's best to reward the talented people who make our company successful. 

If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we'd love to hear from you. Learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference. 


Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster

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