Pre Make Ready Operator - Cut and Crease

Job Description

Pre Make Ready Operator - Cut and Crease

LOCATION; Nottingham

SALARY; UP TO £35,000 (Depending on experience)

3 x 12hours shifts / week

Company: Packaging Graphics company in the spirits, healthcare, confectionery, beauty, media, and consumer brands industry. Established in 2005, work circa 7000 employees and has presence globally in three continents.

Overview; To support the Cut Crease department; preparing tooling and storing of all the components within the PMR department.


  • Monitor the Planning System Application to organise the tooling for the Cut Crease machines
  • Prepare the tooling for the Cut Crease machine
  • Make up stripping pin frames
  • Keep the die location and data base up to date
  • Remove tooling from the machine chase changer
  • Lock next set of tooling into chase changer and prepare stripper/blanker
  • Replace tooling into the storage rack
  • Order replacement tooling via Nottingham CAD
  • File away new tooling on arrival
  • Communicate any die errors to the manager
  • General Housekeeping of the department
  • Assist the Cut Crease Operators with their role where necessary


  • Ability to work flexibly as part of a team
  • Ability to maintain hygiene and procedural standards required in our industry
  • Previous experience of working with machines (ideally in a printing, pharmaceuticals or food environment)
  • Quality conscious
  • A good working knowledge of a Cut Crease environment
  • Experienced in Die cutting and Die making processes
  • Sound Organisation and Communication skills
  • Must be IT competent
  • The ability to follow instructions and follows standard working practices
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines and work under pressure
  • Must have Good Time Keeping

TO APPLY please email your full CV details and portfolio to us and we will be in touch. All applications are strictly confidential and your details will not be shared with any organisation without your express permission and consent.

Key words; cut and crease / packaging / slitting / die cutting / print finishing