Die Cutter Operator

Position Description:

We are looking for an individual to join our team with a background in operating machinery. Ideally this person will have prior experience operating a Die Cutter.

Why Work for Us?

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and 401k with company match
  • Culture and engagement committee
  • Unique family-owned culture
  • Wellness program
  • Room for growth and development

Primary Responsibilities:    

  • Perform cutting make-readies.
  • Ability to lift repeatedly between 50-70lbs (pallets and plates).
  • Ability to stand, bend, lift for duration of 12-hour shift.
  • Attention to detail (visual inspections).
  • Perform scanner checks and run the 142 CER.
  • Perform maintenance on Die Cutter/Bobst 142.
  • Ability to operate WIP system and manage inventory.
  • Willingness to maintain equipment and workstation during and after every shift.
  • Reliable with a work ethic, and positive attitude.
  • Ability to operate computer software associated with machinery (ERP system).
  • Ability to use a hand truck.
  • Lock up dies, rubber dies.
  • Ability to use a tape measure and make measurements

Mathematical Ability:

Able to use basic math to Add / Subtract / Multiply / Divide

Communication Skills/Requirements:

Must be able to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with management, peers, and other employees.  Have active listening skills, attention to details, and follow-through.  Have a strong customer focus.  Required to identify areas of need, while defining problems, and identifying potential options and solutions to meet and exceed customer expectations.  Must demonstrate tact, professionalism, teamwork, flexibility, attention to detail, an organized approach to work with a positive attitude.

Reasoning Ability:

Majority of tasks require some judgment.  Needs to define problems, draw valid conclusions.  Must exhibit solid attention to detail.  Must be able to perform multiple tasks and work under pressure in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.  Normal level of concentration is required for accuracy.

Reports to:

Cutting Department Manager


All duties to be performed in compliance with the company guidelines, and safety policy.

MUST WEAR Ear plug hearing protection, safety glasses, and face mask in Designated Areas.

MUST WEAR Hair Net when handling direct food contact packaging.


No experience necessary.  Manufacturing experience is a plus.


High School Diploma or GED required

Company Overview:

Zumbiel Packaging is a fourth-generation family-owned business that has been in the printing business for over 170 years. We are a printing company offering a wide range of products from beverage to consumer, and one of the leading in the industry. This is a company that offers the opportunity for a career and a unique culture with our family-owned atmosphere.

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Must be authorized to work in the United States

Zumbiel Packaging provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.