Job Title:
Experienced Die Cutting Operator
PBI - Printing By Innovation Inc.
Beamsville, ON
Date Posted:
November 04, 2021
PBI – Printing By Innovation Inc. is one of Canada’s fastest growing and progressive Commercial Print & Packaging Companies providing the best customer service, quality and value. We are a top tier full-service printing company with state-of-the-art production equipment and fulfillment services. We believe that managing our processes under one roof helps to improve our overall execution and commitment to the “Customer Experience”. We are committed to “going the extra mile” ……always.

Job Summary:

We are seeking a full-time experienced Die Cutting Operator with a drive for excellence in quality and has the ability to thrive in a fast pace environment. The Die Cutting Operator is responsible for all activities associated with the MK Easy Matrix 106 including setup, operation, inspection, cleanup and recommending improvements to operations. This individual must have above average mechanical and mathematical abilities to troubleshoot jobs and resolve equipment/print related issues.

Major Responsibilities:

•Responsible for the setup of die cutter according to necessary specifications, instructions and diagrams

•Interprets job docket information, including instructions, planning specifications, layouts, proofs, etc.

•Reads and understands job docket instructions in order to set up and operate the die cutter to achieve maximum quality throughout the job process

•Observe machine operations and monitor in process quality checks including warp material, visual defects, and make necessary adjustments

•Inspect finished product to ensure quality specifications are being adhered to and customer expectations are being met

•Maximize the utilization of equipment by operating the machinery at available capacity and speed

•Inspects rules, stripping boards and dies for damage, before and after each run

•Maintain general knowledge and understanding of die cutting processes and equipment; must know the proper rules such as cut, crease and perforation and their characteristics as far as thickness and hardness

•Execute make readies within standard time constraints and free of damage to tooling or equipment

•Demonstrate an understanding of how dies are made, know nicking patterns, how rubbering works, and different rubbers available to maximize efficiency in the operation of the machine

•Must follow all applicable procedures and make recommendations for system improvements as identified

•Troubleshoot common issues related to downtime or quality issues when die cutting

•Performs preventative maintenance duties on die cutter as necessary

•Perform safety inspections on equipment

•Recommends equipment repairs and the ordering of parts and supplies as needed

•Assists with the stripping of waste from non-blanked die cut sheets

•Organize and maintain library of dies

•This position also offers and requires the ability to work overtime when needed on short notice

•Maintain a safe work environment

Qualifications & Requirements:

•Three to five years related die cutting experience

•Good working knowledge of the Bindery Department and its role within the company

•Ability to set up and operator bindery equipment independently

•Excellent mechanical problem-solving ability

•Ability to apply various mathematical concepts; calculate figures and amounts, such as percentages, measurement, volume and rate

•Ability to work well independently and as part of a team

•Ability to follow oral and written instructions

•Preferred lift and pallet truck certifications

•Must wear safety boots/shoes

Physical Demands:

•Lift, carry, push and pull items up to 50 pounds

•Repetitive tasks, manual dexterity, and attention to detail

•Standing, walking and bending for prolonged period of time for up to 8 hours or more a day

•Noise level is usually moderate to loud.

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At PBI – Printing By Innovation Inc., we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live, including those with disabilities. We are committed to providing accommodations throughout the hiring process. Please let us know in advance if you require any accommodations.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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