Backup Diecut Machine Operator

Job Location

Neenah, WI US

Job Category

Manufacturing & Production


Menasha Corporation is all about possibilities. Our two businesses, Menasha Packaging and ORBIS Corporation, are leaders in their industries, providing corrugated and plastic packaging products and related services to major global companies.

Our employees make the difference, proving that great ideas, collaboration and quality turn possibilities into success. Working at Menasha Corporation means that your insights provide cutting-edge solutions for our customers. If you like to make things happen and are passionate about what you do, you’re going to want to be here.

Join us and become part of the power behind possible.

Shift Requirements

About The Opportunity
Position Summary
Support the diecutting operation by prepping dieboards and staging materials needed for production. Provide backup to Diecutter Operator when needed.
Key Duties And Responsibilities
  • Demonstrates commitment to safety and performs job duties in accordance with company safety policies and procedures
  • Understand job ticket information to determine quantity, special work instructions, and any other special customer requirements
  • Check in new dies; pull dies and inspect for worn rules; make sure enough counters are available for next run; file dies away after usage
  • Prep dies; cut matrix, check rubber and nicks, add stripping pins to male stripping boards, check foam on male stripping boards - add if needed
  • Ensure stock is in staging area for upcoming jobs; wind and jog stock if needed
  • Pull art files for upcoming jobs as needed
  • Pull spot make ready sheets for upcoming jobs
  • Supply and empty broke bins as needed
  • Help with the baler as needed
  • Be able to operate powered pallet equipment
  • Assist with make readies
  • Track supplies and communicate with supervisor when reaching low levels
  • Keep work area neat and clean - empty garbage, & rag bins
  • Fill solvent bottles and keep all MSDS labels current and accurate
  • Keep Area Manager aware of need for replacement tooling and any problems with dies
  • Keep diecutters running during breaks. (start training with operator by 6 months in helper position)
  • Become certified as back-up operator. (complete by 12 months in helper position) 442, 443, 444, 445, 446
  • Act as Operator during vacations, leave of absences, etc., on all shifts as needed
  • Maintain high efficiency according to established rates during operation of the assigned equipment
  • Troubleshoot and make decisions regarding the quality of finished product
  • Complete required quality inspections and paperwork
  • Work with peers and other departments to improve quality and performance
  • Play an active role in the maintenance and cleanliness of the assigned area die cutters and surrounding area
  • Understand department communication systems, schedules, time/attendance system and job reporting requirements
  • Actively participates in Lean manufacturing initiatives
Education / Certifications
Education Required
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Education Desired
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Skills & Experience
Work Experience Required
Previous diecutting and/or machine operating experience preferred
Knowledge, Skills, Or Abilities Desired
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to accurately perform basic math
Additional Requirements
Physical Requirements
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. to shoulder height
  • Ability to spend 90% of time standing
  • Ability to repetitively bend, crouch and lift
About Menasha Packaging Join Menasha Packaging where we are all about the power behind possible! Menasha is the industry’s largest independent, retail-focused corrugated packaging, display, and merchandising solutions provider. We design, print, and produce customized packaging, high-end graphic displays, merchandising material, and e-commerce packaging, and we provide pack-out, fulfillment and supply chain services to retailers and leading global consumer packaged goods companies.  

Menasha Packaging, along with ORBIS Corporation, a reusable plastic packaging and supply chain services provider, are companies of Menasha Corporation, one of America’s oldest private, family-owned manufacturing companies. With a history of innovation spanning more than 170 years, Menasha Corporation is headquartered in Neenah, Wis., and has 100 locations in North America and Europe.

You can check out Menasha Corporation’s culture of focusing on employees, operating responsibly, and serving customers in our online Corporate Social Responsibility Report:

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Menasha Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers.  All qualified applicants will be provided with equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or genetic information.