Die Cutting Operator - BOBST
At a glance
Location: US-IL-Chicago Map
Posted: 11/17/2019
Closing: 12/16/2019
Degree: High School
Type: Full-Time
Experience: At least 3 year(s)
Job description

As an industry leader in paperboard products, seeks experienced BOBST Die Cutting Operators 1st or 2nd shifts to join our thriving team in Chicago, IL. This position requires a candidate that is able to work in a fast-paced environment and is looking to learn and grow with our company. We maintain a stellar reputation in the industry and are enjoying rapid growth. This is the right role to invest your talents as you will have ample opportunity to learn new skills and advance to new opportunities. To the Die Cutting Operator, we offer:

  • Full-time position with overtime based upon need
  • Medical, prescription and dental benefits with employee contribution
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Vacation time
  • Opportunity for personal and professional growth


  • Review and follow directions on job jacket per job run.
  • Establish make-ready on press and set guides and feeder.
  • Perform all necessary quality checks at set intervals.
  • Sort non-conforming and clarify any unclear procedures or specifications prior to creating die cutters.
  • Sort bad product and log waste count.
  • Maintain scrap baskets and replace when necessary.
  • Responsible for performing score bend ratio tests.
  • Create work-in-process tags when necessary.
  • Setup and verify bar code verifiers as required.
  • Complete required productions reports, log necessary information on job jackets and other required documentation.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on equipment per work instructions.
  • Utilize the trouble light to inspect for metal shavings as required in work instructions.
  • Communicate required information to co-workers and manager.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment at all times.
  • Assist in training of new employees.
  • Follow safety rules and regulations.
  • Follow department and company policies and procedures.
  • Report all food safety and quality problems to the Department Lead, Manager or Quality Team.
  • May be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.
Job requirements


  • Experience running large format die cutter - BOBST 142 or 162 CER preferred, but other BOBST experience will be considered
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Previous experience working with a BOBST die cutter.
  • Basic mechanical skills required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good problem solving skills.
  • Ability to use basic measurement tools.
  • Ability to track production and complete required paperwork.
Die Cutting Operator - BOBST