Die Cutting Operator

West Midlands

Job summary

Future Recruitment Ltd
Finishing, Packaging
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job




Salary £28-32K (Depending on Experience) + Company Pension Scheme

Hours of Work - 7am till 4pm (Monday to Friday)

Our client is a manufacturer and supplier of corrugated packaging and tapes/adhesives industry. They serve a diverse range of customers across various sectors. They are dedicated to providing their clients with high quality sustainable packaging solutions.

They are currently looking for an experienced Die Cutting Operator to join the team. You will be operating and setting a Baysek Die Cutter with multiple sets and changes during the day.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure quality product is produced first time and as per customer specification
  • Read job cards and drawings to ensure the product is made as per customer specification
  • Carry out QC checks throughout production run to ensure the product conforms to customer specification
  • Troubleshooting faults during production runs and adjust set accordingly to keep production flowing
  • Manage and store dies in an orderly fashion
  • Manage and store tools in a safe place
  • Manage consumables needed for machine operation to ensure they have sufficient stock of consumables for new orders
  • Maintain a clean, tidy, organised working area
  • Recording production data accurately live on the system
  • Must be familiar with lean, 5S principles
  • General housekeeping of machine and area
  • Carry out routine planned preventative maintenance on machine
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives to optimise production processes and reduce waste using lean manufacturing principles, 5S, six sigma


  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in machine operating within the packaging industry
  • In-depth knowledge of corrugated cases, die cut tools, substrates, FEFCO styles
  • Strong leadership skills with a proven ability to motivate and manage a diverse team
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making capabilities, especially in high-pressure situations
  • Sound understanding of health and safety regulations, ensuring compliance at all times
  • Exceptional organisational and time-management skills to handle multiple tasks effectively
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, to interact with team members, management, customers and suppliers
  • Must be target driven with the desire to meet and exceed targets
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in machine operating (die-cut) within the packaging industry
  • Familiarity with Lean or Six Sigma methodologies for process improvement

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