Die Programmer

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Die Programmer



Reports to: Prepress Manager



Job Description


Responsible for all aspects of design of Layouts, and Dies for Labels, Inserts/Outserts and Folding Cartons. Following customer specifications and all 3C Packaging guidelines and procedures. This position is a full time 2nd shift position after 4-6 weeks training on 1st shift.
Main duties will be Die designer for Labels, Inserts and Cartons. Responsible for ordering all dies and components and working closely with vendors. Also backup to Structural designers when needed.
Willingness to learn structural design skills
Job Requirements


Must be experienced in using Cad design software – Impact Version 2014 preferred
Extensive knowledge of Die making, Die cutting and gluing
Ability to use Plotter or sample making equipment
Strong Understanding of diemaking – able to be creative with designs
Creative and Troubleshooting skills a positive
Strong proofing capabilities – “attention to detail”
Work closely with customers and sales, graphics, die making, die cutting, and finishing departments.
Ability to follow GMPs and all 3c Packaging procedures
Areas of Responsibility


Design new Die layouts and all components and tooling required. Should be familiar with blanking tools.
Order Dies and all components for all departments
Creation of production vinyl’s for printing and die cutting
Design coating blanket for use in printing (cut in die shop)
Maintains database of dies and samples
Complete all required 3c Packaging Forms

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