Machine Operator (Die Cutting)

Job Location

Neenah, WI US


2255 Brooks Ave (Neenah), WI 54956

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
The Die Cutter Operator is responsible for all aspects of setting up, operating, inspecting and maintaining a die cutter machine in order to produce quality product safely and efficiently.
Key Duties And Responsibilities
  • Demonstrate commitment to safety and perform job duties in accordance with company safety policies and procedures
  • Demonstrate commitment to quality and perform job duties in adherence to GMP guidelines
  • Be aware of responsibilities and accountability as clearly defined for key staff involved with product safety, legality, and quality systems
  • Understand job ticket information to determine quantity, special work instructions, and any other special customer requirements
  • Determine the best manufacturing method to produce product efficiently and effectively
  • Set up die cutter & tooling and operate die cutter
  • Be able to assist other operators on 2 person make readies
  • Maintain accurate counts (load and total counts)
  • Be able to run baler and change bales as needed
  • Set up and make ready of die cut, score, stripping, & blanking tooling if required
  • Maintain supplies for department
  • Pull stock for job -- wind and jog stock if needed
  • Operate powered pallet equipment
  • Maintain high efficiency according to established rates during operation of the assigned equipment
  • Maintain quality of product produced by monitoring die cutting and creasing and stripping of waste
  • 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 press and surrounding area
  • Understand department communication systems, schedules, time/attendance system and job reporting requirements
  • Work throughout die cutting department running equipment as needed
  • Actively participate in lean manufacturing initiatives
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management/supervisors
Education / Certifications
Education Required
Education Desired
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Skills & Experience
Knowledge, Skills, Or Abilities Desired
  • Safety sensitive position – ability to work in a constant state of alertness and a safe manner
  • Ability to work overtime and weekends as required based upon the needs of the business
  • Ability to work on a rotating shift as needed
  • Ability to effectively work in teams
  • Ability to work in a production-based environment with moving equipment and people
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with a wide variety of roles
  • 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 work day standing
  • Ability to repetitively bend, crouch and lift
Travel Requirements
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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Join us and become part of the power behind possible.

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.