Die-Cutting Operator

Accord Carton is seeking experienced Die-Cutting Operators to work in our Alsip location.

Reporting directly to the Die-Cutting Manager, this position will be responsible for operating a die-cutting press safely and efficiently to produce excellent quality products for our customers.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Effectively completing press make-readies within required time guidelines.
  • Producing cut sheets at the appropriate cutting speeds with superior quality.
  • Quickly analyzing and correcting cutting make-ready and production problems.
  • Inspecting each cut load for quality then documenting the quality check.
  • Ensuring loads being stripped by hand do not have excessive or strong nicks.
  • Accurately recording the cut count information and tagging samples.
  • Properly tagging and moving cut loads to the finishing staging area.
  • Maintaining a neat and orderly work area around the press.
  • Assisting technicians in the die room if needed.
  • Completing operator level preventive maintenance.
  • Assisting the Bobst Technician in completing maintenance service if needed.


  • Five plus years of experience as a Die-Cutting Operator.
  • Experience analyzing and correcting cutting make-ready and production problems.
  • Knowledge in the operation of a Bobst 104 or 142 ER blanking press.
  • Skills in various cutting and creasing styles (bar/cut scores, perforations).
  • Mechanical ability to make machine adjustments and use hand tools as needed.

Accord Carton is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce.

To be considered for a role at Accord Carton, please e-mail your resume to Scott in HR at sring@accordcarton.com