Die Cutter Operator - Mebane, NC

Mebane / North Carolina / United States

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Die Cutter Operator - Mebane, NC

7411 Oakwood St Extension, PO Box 408
Mebane, North Carolina, 27302
United States

The Opportunity:

We have an opening for a Die Cutter to join our team at WestRock/MPS Mebane Folding.  We are a fast-growing operation with a solid client base and opportunity. The responsibilities for the Die Cutter are as follows:


Maintain safe work habits and a safe working environment in the Die Cutting area.


Assure that Standard Operating Procedures are followed through all processes of make ready, quality deliverables and general maintenance on the Die Cutting Machine.


Serve as the leader of the team assigned to the set-up, operation and daily maintenance of the Die Cutter Machine.


Oversee the operation of all components of the Die Cutting Machine, from feeding through delivery.


Perform fine-tune adjustments during the course of production


Work directly with leads, Supervisor, Department Manager on approvals and quality checks.


Utilize communication skills with operators, Leads and supervision regarding the control of operation and quality of product on the Die Cutting Machine


Maintain & control all documentation pertaining to the set-up, operation, quality control and maintenance of the Die Cutting machine


Review work orders, blueprints, specifications, or job samples to determine components, settings, and adjustments for cutting and slicing machines.


Maintain excellent Housekeeping in the Die Cutting area


Mentor, monitor and direct all helpers assigned to the Die Cutting Machine.



What You Need to Succeed:


High School Diploma/GED and Basic Computer Skills


Ability to setup a Die Cutter to cut various types of layouts


Ability to build spot sheet to cut various types of layouts at high speed


Ability to setup stripping unit and blankers to obtain maximum amount of stripping at high speed


Mechanical aptitude, attention to detail and excellent communication skills are a must.


Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems


Ability to determine causes of operating errors and decide how to handle it


Ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine to exact positions


Ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.


Ability to setup machine to obtain maximum speed for layout


Additional hours above regular scheduled shift may be possible to cover for absences or vacation days and to meet production needs


See fine detail in printed product along with checking for color accuracy


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

A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.





WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.  Please note:  For non-U.S. jobs please delete this footer.


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