Die Cutter Operator - Waco - job 957875


Date: 07/22/2021

City: Waco, Texas

Employment type: Full-time

Die Cutter Operator

Global success hasn’t changed our tight-knit feel – we’ve simply grown into a larger, more diverse family. We have thousands of jobs around the globe and encourage all of our associates to chase their dreams without having to find them in another company – it truly is a special place.

While reporting to the department supervisor, you will:

  • Be responsible for setting-up and running DC5 and/or DC6 Die Cutters
  • Move and wrap pallets, stage rolls, keep department supplied with necessary materials, cut cores, empty trash and trim bins, reclaim rolls on re-winder, and pack rolls with proper labels, boxes and pallets.
  • Ensure samples are collected for QA/Customer Service as requested on the work order.
  • Move finished goods to the Wrapping staging area.
  • Review scheduling list, prepare required materials to properly execute production of production orders.
  • Keep recyclables, cores, cardboard, etc. segregated and stored in an orderly fashion.
  • Work independently and managing multiple tasks simultaneously is needed
  • Collaborate closely with other departments and teams
  • Maintain a safe, clean and organized work area.
  • Perform all duties as designated by supervisor/manager.
  • Perform all duties in support of Sonoco’s quality and safety policies.
  • Help out other departments as needed
  • Wear proper PPE

This position is in our Flexibles plant in beautiful Waco, Texas. We produce packaging for large name brand cookies and candies. Click to learn more about these products.


  • Hands on machine set-up and run experience as Die Cutter Assistant
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds, often carrying up to 30 pounds.
  • Must be able to read ruler and measure in inches (to 1/16”), centimeters and millimeters.
  • The position requires repetitive finger, hand, and wrist movement as well as bending, twisting, and reaching.
  • Stand for 8-12hrs per shift.
  • Have the ability to read and understand manufacturing instructions.
  • Proper use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

We care about the health and wellness of you and your family. That is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package that makes it easier to manage your health and provide financial security for you and your family.

Apply today and help us get stronger!

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any legally protected characteristic.

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