Job Title: Printed Folded Cartons Cut/Crease Manager

Salary: Basic salary £35-50k

Location: East of England

Reference: J3409

An award-winning supplier of high-quality packaging has a new opening within its production team. They are looking for a die cutting machine expert with 3 years’ plus hands-on experience to take on the role of Printed Folded Cartons Cut/Crease Manager. This is a fantastic chance for a production and performance driven individual to join a forward-thinking organisation which offers opportunities to drive technological advances.

The objective of this managerial role is to lead, direct and control our client’s high performance die cutting department.  We are looking for someone with expert machinery knowledge to maximise departmental output and progress, and the organisation skills to co-ordinate with other processes in the production of high quality cartons.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage throughput
  • Monitor make ready time, run speeds, quality output
  • Continuing improvement within the department
  • Managing the staff in the department
  • Control/reduce costs – including overtime
  • On going training for staff in department
  • Monitoring staff in the department
  • Maintenance of machines
  • Up to date knowledge of our client’s policies and procedures for managing staff


  • Folding cartons
  • Die cutting
  • Creasing
  • Blanking
  • Dies
  • Embossing
  • Debossing
  • Man-management
  • Hot foil stamping – desirable

We are looking for a self-starter who can work effectively using own initiative and with proven capability to systematically problem solve in complete and dynamic solutions. This managerial position requires a great people person and skilled communicator with the ability to direct and coach a team and a confidence in giving feedback to director level.

Candidates must show a real passion for the packaging industry, and have an interest in new technologies with a view to potential implementation for departmental progression.

It important that the candidate who comes on board shares our client’s vision and values; believes in no compromise over excellence; and has a desire to continue to move the department forward.

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