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Senior Die Cutter Operator

Crawfordsville, Indiana
Job Type
14 Jul 2022
Senior Die Cutter Operator - Day Shift (6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)

Crawfordsville, IN

How can you make a difference at your job and can have the opportunity to grow?

Join the Crawfordsville Spartech Team!

Crawford Industries, now a part of Spartech, LLC has an opening for a Senior Die Cutter on our team in Crawfordsville, IN. The Crawfordsville operation of the organization specializes in extruding and converting flat plastic sheet. Plastic sheet may have graphics added and the die cut into license plates, the lamp shade used in veterinary clinics, signage, file folders, 3-ring binders, covers for school date books, for example. We reuse our scrap plastic whenever possible to create our environmentally friendly products. Come join our Die Cut team as they cut material to help create all kinds of products for our customers.

General Summary and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Sets up and operates die cutters using proper die materials and reviewing the process sheet and die drawing for each job to confirm that the set up and materials will yield the product required. Assisting management in getting products through the Die Cut department.

Key Responsibilities to include:
  • Trains new operators.
  • Prepares for production runs.
  • Updates the production schedule.
  • Uses computer to find where jobs are in the process and locating incoming material.
  • Prioritizes jobs for the department to meet ship dates.
  • Keeps die cutting supplies and inventory at acceptable levels.
  • Signs buys cards and requisitions for supplies.
  • Works closely with Manufacturing Services to correct problems on job travelers.
  • Identifies and removed the webbing generated within the department.
  • Maintains staging area.
  • Completes and reports all quality information required by the companys HIP program.
  • Maintains dies through proper handling, storage, and recognition of when a die needs major repair.
  • Makes minor repairs to dies.
  • Accurately reports all direct and indirect activities.
  • Follows all safety and plant rules
  • Maintains good housekeeping

Required Skills/Experience:

Required Skills/Experience:
  • High School diploma or experience demonstrating equivalent skills and abilities.
  • Three (3) years die cutting experience or previous manufacturing experience
  • Leadership skills
  • Computer skills
  • Basic math skills
  • Able to read and use a tape measure and micrometer
  • Able to use a hand truck to move materials
  • Able to stand for extended periods of time
This position reports to the Plant Manager.


We offer competitive salary, incentives, and benefit programs.
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision
  • Life & Short/Long-term Disability
  • Dependent and Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Holiday Pay
  • 401k with Company Match.
  • Monthly productivity bonuses.
  • Potential for bi-monthly attendance bonuses.
  • Annual quality bonus.
  • Eligible for vacation after 6 months.
  • During your training period your performance will occasionally be reviewed with the possibility of wage increases.
Spartech LLC, headquartered in Maryland Heights, Missouri is a leading manufacturing organization in the Custom Sheet & Roll Stock and Packaging industries with numerous locations throughout the United States. We have a broad customer base with extensive product offerings. Many of our materials are used in products you might see every day for example if you start your morning with a yogurt or your child eats a single serving peanut butteryou may have already seen some of our materials. More unique uses of our materials can be seen in Military or security applications, for example, with bullet proof materials. From routine daily-life to life-saving applicationswe make a difference. Our broad scope of products and services keep our environment interesting and challenging with a culture focused on success.

Spartech, LLC provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. Spartech will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.

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  • Job Reference: 658156462-2
  • Date Posted: 14 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Spartech
  • Location: Crawfordsville, Indiana
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent