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Die Cut Machine Operator


Summary: Responsible for all activities associated with running the rotary die cutters including setup, operation, cleanup and recommending improvements to operations.

Duties and Responsibilities: Set-up print and die cut sections of die cutters in accordance with proper setup techniques. Ensure all bolts on cutting dies are in place and tightly secured. Inspect anilox rolls for damage, before and after each run. Inspect all dies before and after run to ensure that any necessary repairs are made before the next run. Monitor box quality, including, but not limited to loose liner, warp, correct size and print. maximize the utilization of equipment by operating the machinery at available capacity and speed. Train and assist First Helper and Bundlers with job duties on the machine. Cross train on other machines. Complete necessary reports in an accurate and timely manner, including but not limited to, production data, machine operational status, safety data and quality data. Turn in maintenance work orders to supervision for needed repairs. Adhere to production schedules and make recommendations for optimizing the schedule to meet cost, quality and service goals. Comply with all company policies and procedures, including safety and maintaining good housekeeping. Additional duties may be assigned by management.

Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or GED

mathematical Skills: Able to read a tape measure with speed and accuracy. Able to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, measurement, volume and rate. Able to apply concepts of high school math.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk and hear. the employee is occasionally required to life up to or near 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Pratt Industries provides equal employment (and affirmative action) opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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