Cut Operator


Cut Operator

About the Company

Direct Edge Media is a fast paced and quickly growing printing company specializing in digital, offset and large format printing for enterprise, agency and trade printers. If you are looking for an opportunity to work in an environment that values your professional skills, Direct Edge Media has a career path for you. We are currently seeking experienced and professional full-time candidates to join our team.

Job Summary

We are seeking an experienced digital cutting table operator (Zund, Kongsberg or Gerber) for second shift (2 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.) and third shift (10 p.m. – 6:30 a.m.)  in our Large Format department. The operator will be responsible for the day to day production of cutting and maintenance of the cutting table.

Job Responsibilities

  • Read and understand job tickets and apply the information to ensure material is produced according to specifications
  • Perform quality checks according to established procedures to ensure high quality of production
  • Monitor machine efficiency and speed to ensure production levels meet or exceed standards and to make appropriate adjustments accordingly.
  • Work in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with company policies and procedures and accountable for the overall safety and cleanliness of equipment and area
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Key Skills

  • Ability to set up and operate a digital cutting table such as the Zund, Kongsberg or Gerber
  • Working knowledge of digital, offset, and large format printing processes
  • A strong attention to detail and focus on quality
  • Ability to work independently and with minimum supervision
  • Able to multitask well, remain organized, and handle many projects at one time
  • Hard-working, assertive, and the ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Mechanically inclined and production oriented
  • Ability to communicate effectively with other employees in the organization
  • Ability to react quickly and make continuous adjustments to provide top quality products
  • Must be able to read a tape measure and basic computer skills
  • Able to stand for long periods of time and must be able to lift and carry a minimum of 40 pounds
  • Ability to work overtime and weekends when needed


  • Minimum of 1-2 years of digital cutting or printing industry experience
  • High School Diploma