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Title:  Die Cutting Operator

Requisition ID:  3785-159
Location: 

Newton, IA, US, 50208

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade: 

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

Required Skills

Required Skills:

  • 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

Required Experience

  • 1-3 years running a BOBST Die Cutter is strongly preferred


Nearest Major Market: Des Moines

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