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Title:  Die Cutter Operator

Requisition ID:  15519-159

Marietta, GA, US, 30066

Category:  Product Development
Travel:  No Travel Required

ob functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Proficient in the operation and troubleshooting of the Unwinder, Splicer, Festoon and all associated controls and equipment for rotary cutter.
  • Assist as needed in troubleshooting other cutters in the area.
  • Performs preventative maintenance of area equipment and maintains proper working condition.
  • Maintains company documentation that is accurate, complete and legible.
  • Ability to perform Changeovers in accordance with SOP's.
  • Assist with roller replacements and adjustments.
  • Must know the correct web path necessary to web the cutter.
  • Ensures accuracy in recording of operator documentation involving all aspects of the assigned machine. This includes production reports, specification verification, quality requirements, machine logbooks and checklists.
  • Understands and participates in the 5S system and takes full ownership of working environment.
  • Complies with all company and department safety, quality, productivity and security procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor or department manager.
  • Will assist in "breaking out" operators as needed.
  • Understands and monitors the quality of product being produced and maintains per requirements.
  • Frequent bending and stooping
  • Frequent lifting and carrying cores and lap waste up to 50 lbs.
  • Occasional squatting and kneeling for cleaning and clearing jams
  • Must wear safety shoes, safety glasses and ear protection.
  • Must be able to work in an environment that is dusty, noisy, hot and humid.      
  • Constant standing


Required Skills:

  • Strong mathematical skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Highly motivated, self-starter
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.

Required Skills

Required Experience:


  • High school diploma or equivalent GED Preferred
  • Work experience in manufacturing environment
  • Physical Demands
    • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to move in a pushing and pulling motion when helping change loads; frequently required to climb on and off the press platform; continuously required to work above ground on top of the press; frequently required to bend, crouch, stoop, kneel, and twist. Frequently required to use eye, hand and foot coordination when making load change. Hand coordination is required of both hands for simple grasping.
    • The employee must not be colorblind
    • The employee is frequently required to lift under 10 pounds and between 40-45 pounds.
    • Frequent/strenuous physical effort (lifting, moving heavy objects, etc.) required.
    • Must be able to push, pull, and carry up to 40 pounds.


  • Work Environment
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The employee is regularly exposed to dust, fumes, vibration, toxic conditions, powder spray, heat, cold, and potential work hazards from the dryers.
    • The noise level in the work environment is loud.
    • Personal Protective Equipment is required. This includes; steel toe shoes, safety glasses, ear protections, and gloves.  Other PPE may be required for specific tasks.


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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