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Pusterla US, Inc. Converting Machine Operator in Oneonta, New York

Grow your manufacturing career as a Bobst Die Cutter Operator in Die-cutting with Pusterla US, Inc. Die cutters are essential in material prep, on-time production, and quality performance of our luxury and premium paperboard packaging. As a Die Cutter Operator, you will handle setting up, adjusting, and maintaining machinery, working with Quality Leads to ensure materials are in spec, and collaborating with your Operator peers for continuous improvement. Join a dynamic and growing team and see your work out in the world for brands including L'Oreal, Estee Lauder, Swiss Army, American Express, and more!<p>

Pusterla 1880 SPA is an industry-leader in paperboard manufacturing for high-end and luxury fragrance & skincare, wine & spirits, and more, serving familiar international brands as well as startups. Our family-led company is global, with 16 sites throughout Europe, Northern Africa, the UK, and the US, where employees enjoy competitive pay, health, and 401k benefits. Our dynamic production environment specializes in custom projects with recurring customers, driven by seasonal demand. Finished products are beautiful and sustainable. We are expanding and seeking dedicated individuals who work well in a team environment and in self-driven roles. / www.<p>

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.<p>

Ideal candidate:

<li> Proven mechanical aptitude and technical understanding of machine operations.

<li>Solid organizational and time management skills to meet production targets and deadlines.

<li>Proactive and self-motivated with a strong work ethic.

<li>Detail-oriented with a focus on accuracy and quality.

<li> Ability to read and interpret technical drawings, work orders, and production specifications.

<li> Adaptable and effective in a fast-paced production environment.

<li>Safety conscious and committed to maintaining a safe working environment.

<li> Strong problem-solving skills.

<li>Willingness to learn and adapt to new technologies and machinery.<p>

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

<li>Set-up die cutting machinery according to job specifications and work orders.

<li> Evaluate and prepare dies prior to production run.

<li> Install dies, adjust machine settings, and align components for different product runs.

<li> Perform changeovers and necessary adjustments.

<li> Operate, monitor and control machine during production to adhere to quality standards, production schedules, and safety protocols.

<li> Conduct routine maintenance and cleaning of machines, including lubricating parts, replacing worn components, and performing minor repairs as needed.

<li> Troubleshoot machinery issues, such as jams, misfeeds, or malfunctions, and take corrective actions to minimize downtime and maintain optimal machine performance.

<li> Collaborate with the production team to optimize machine settings, minimize waste, and improve production efficiency.

<li> Perform quality checks on finished products to ensure they meet customer specifications and quality standards.

<li> Accurately record production data, including machine performance, downtime, and materials usage.

<li> Follow safety regulations and maintain a clean and organized work area.<p>

Qualifications & Requirements

<li> High school diploma or equivalent.

<li> 2+ years working with machines, ideally in a manufacturing setting.

<li> Previous experience in printing or die cutting, or experience with machine change overs preferred but not necessary.

<li> Excellent attention to detail and comprehension of Quality specifications.

<li> Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot and resolve machine issues quickly.

<li> Strong verbal communication skills

<li> Ability to work effectively within a eam environment.

<li> Must be able to lift 50lbs.

<li> Able to stand for duration of shift.