Cutter Operator- Louisville, KY - copy

Louisville / Kentucky / United States

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Cutter Operator- Louisville, KY - copy

1703 South Brook St
Louisville, Kentucky, 40208
United States

GENERAL PURPOSE:  Responsible for setting up and operating straight cutting
equipment (Perfecta, Polar etc.).    .

Sets up and operates straight cutting equipment.       
Observes and monitors machine operations to detect malfunctions and to determine whether
adjustments are needed.      
Performs troubleshooting and preventive maintenance tasks as needed including minor
Levels the cutting by using different thickness spotting tapes and packing.
Reviews and follows the job ticket.
Performs all
assigned work effectively and on schedule.
Accurately follows
Performs quality
check and in process inspections, looking for quality issues and ensuring
product conforms to quality standards.
make-ready and cutting standards.
Follows all
standard operating procedures relevant to the job, position and department. 
Follows established policies, work instructions and safety and
environmental guidelines.
non-compliance documentation as necessary.
Keeps work area
neat and clean.
Trains co-workers
to set up, operate and use equipment as directed.
Performs other job
duties as assigned.

operating Polar and Perfecta or similar straight cutting equipment required.
Must have the ability to read
and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance
instructions and procedure manuals.
Must have basic computer
skills: (data entry).
Must have the ability to
perform basic arithmetic including additions, subtraction, multiplication
simple fraction conversion to decimal and division.
Must have the ability to read a
ruler; must pass ruler test.

Must pass basic reading test.

Must pass color vision test.

Must pass color hue test.

Demonstrates ability to use
samples and materials, such as vinyl’s, spinjets and approved samples, to
verify job accuracy and quality

Must possess the following
competencies: accuracy, reliability, decision making, time management and

be able to maintain good attendance.

be willing to work overtime as needed; significant overtime may be required
during busy periods.

be able to perform all essential functions of this job with or without
reasonable accommodations.

WestRock is an equal opportunity employer.



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