Die Cutter Operator - Charlotte, NC

Charlotte / North Carolina / United States

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Die Cutter Operator - Charlotte, NC

2750 Whitehall Park Dr
Charlotte, North Carolina, 28273
United States

The Opportunity:

The Die Cutter Operator is responsible for running any Die Cutter safely, producing conforming cartons at a high rate of speed to achieve production standards with minimal waste. Must complete all hourly checks and maintain quality consistent with cGMP practices and specifications. Must complete all production and process control documentation. Must relieve crew members for breaks, lunches and communicate with crew members to solve any problems that may arise quickly. Must complete make readies on all gluers efficiently, and complete all key areas of the Start Up

Checklist prior to sign-off and start-up.What You Will Do:

Determine machine speed and know approximate production at all times.

Exceed minimum production standardsKnow approximately how much more cartons to press (run) and how many more cases are needed to complete an order

Check and understand all detection systems, electronic counters as well as sensors

Able to make machine adjustments in order to maintain machine at safety, quality and production standardsPromote teamwork within crew to minimize machine downtime

Check for scrap and quality defects on flat stock; continuously check for quality defects of the finished productMust strive to find ways to reduce variability in manufacturing processes to increase qualityMust do hourly quality checks and record results

Be willing to try new methods and engage in a problem solving cultureBe sure work area is kept clean at all times- identifies items in the work area that are no longer used and alerts leadership. Finds ways to label and create visual markings to make tools/parts easy to find and returnUse and wear all protective gear as required (ear plugs, safety shoes, safety glasses, gloves, hair nets)Make Ready:

Set up all gluers to precise measurements and alignments within allotted time for next production runPerform other duties as assigned by manager, supervisor, lead person

What You Need To Succeed:

Physical Ability:Lift up to 25 lbs. regularly, up to 50 lbs intermittently and up to 75 lbs rarely.

Stand up to 12 hours per day.Bend, twist, climb, squat, kneel occasionally throughout the shift.

Uses hands for simple and power grasping, as well as push, pull and fine manipulation.Work at and/or below shoulder level.  

Education and Skills:

High school diploma or equivalent

A minimum of five years of operator experience

Good leadership and communication skillsThe ability to operate all finishing equipment with proficiency

The ability to train machine tenders on gluers, auto packers and related equipmentGood organizational and planning skills

Strong safety orientation-role model for safe behavior

Teamwork skills If you have the skillset and desire to be successful in this role, please submit your application. We want to hear from you!

What we offer:
Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence
Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities
An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential



WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans. 

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