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Polar Cutter Operator in Napa, CA at Multi-Color U.S.

Date Posted: 10/3/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The position of Cutter Operator requires a person who is good with numbers. Must be knowledgeable on label sizes. Attention to detail and must check the accuracy/quality of cutting on all jobs and if any issues arise they must inform their manager immediately.

Cutter Operators are responsible for set-up, adjustments and safe operation of cutting equipment to prepare labels to be inspected, packed, and meet customer specifications.

Key Responsibilities

  • View production report to determine priority jobs and set workload for the day.
  • Align prepared press sheets inside cutter to select cutting program to follow.
  • Create a cutting program to achieve cut labels that are consistently the correct size.
  • Follow cutting program cutting from biggest to smallest.
  • Monitor cutting machine during each cut to ensure adherence to specifications and make adjustments as needed to maintain correct label specifications and operating speed.
  • Troubleshoot machine problems, resolve if possible, notifying Supervisor/Manager.
  • Change cutting blades as needed.
  • Keep a clean well-organized work environment, maintaining 5S standards.
  • Record in Radius data collection, production and operational data, such as amount of materials processed.
  • Report any and all workplace hazards to management immediately.
  • Ensure all equipment, tools, and work station are in good working order and are free of any safety hazards.


Job Requirements


  • Ability to measure and count accurately. Attention to detail
  • Knowledge of cutting programs on machine.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers.
  • Ability to multi task with changing priorities.
  • Ability to recognize safety issues & corrective action.
  • Must be able to stand through 8 or 12-hour shifts.
  • Willing to work flexible hours and overtime with short notice.
  • Must be able to properly lift 10 to 50 lbs. to chest height.
  • Must have excellent attendance.
  • Must be a team player with demonstrated decision-making ability.


Minimum 2 years’ experience on programable Polar or Heidelberg cutting machines wanted but not required. Training will be available.





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