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Title:  Die Cutting Operator

Requisition ID:  20091-159

Kingston Springs, TN, US, 37082

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

Position Title:                  Cutting Operator / Cutting Department               

Organizational Unit:         Large Sheet Format

Reports to:                      Cutting Supervisor

Location:                         Kingston Springs, TN

Date:                              02-10-2023


Job Description:

Bobst 130ERII Die Cutting OperatorNight shift, 7p-7a        3-2-2-3 shiftEvery other weekend off!  

$1,500 sign on bonus and Full benefits available the 1st month after hire date!


POSITION SUMMARY: Working safely, setting up and running 130ERII Bobst. Perform PM’s. Complete production related paperwork. Knowledge of Pre-make ready procedures.

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

  • Complies with all company and department safety, quality, productivity, and security procedures
  • Ensures total quality of the job while in operation and performs quality checks at set intervals
  • Maintains the machine and area in accordance with the standard operation procedures
  • Sorts non-conforming and clarifies any unclear procedures
  • Sorts bad product and logs waste count
  • Creates work-in-process tags when necessary
  • Setup and verify bar code verifiers as required
  • Completes required productions reports, logs necessary information on job jackets and other required documentation
  • Performs preventative maintenance on equipment per work instruction
  • Performs quality audits by visual inspection including reading job specifications, labels, and job file jackets
  • Schedules are 12-hour, night shift 7p-7a
  • Must be flexible; able to work other shifts, overtime covering vacations, call outs.
  • May be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned
  • Reviews and follows directions on job jacket per job run
  • Establishes make-ready on press and sets guides and feeder
  • Performs housekeeping duties to maintain a clean and safe work environment

Required Skills

  • High school diploma or equivalent GED
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals and follow written and verbal instructions
  • Highly motivated, self-starter with strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as problem solving ability
  • Ability to occasionally lift or carry up to 40 pounds and occasionally required to push up to 80 pounds
  • Ability to regularly stand and use hands to fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. Frequently required to reach with hands and arms and occasionally required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Ability to use basic measurement tools

Preferred Experience:

  •  Bobst cutter operator

Required Experience

At Graphic Packaging International, we produce the paper cup that held your coffee this morning, the basket that transported those bottles of craft beer you enjoyed last weekend, and the microwave tray that heated your gourmet meal last night. 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 products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are collaborative, diverse, innovative individuals who create inspired packaging while giving back to our communities. With over 25,000 employees working in more than 130 locations worldwide, we strive to be environmentally responsible 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

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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 Poster, EEO is the Law.

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