Newell Brands Flat Knife Cutter Operator in Clarksville, Tennessee

Position Title: Flat Knife Cutter Operator

Location: Clarksville, TN

Reports to: Folding Supervisor

Job Summary:

This operator is responsible for the setup of the machine in accordance with the SOP, implementing adjustments, procedures and knowing the capabilities and limitations of the equipment in order to achieve the required productions goals of the department. Set-up and operation of the cutter include computer-assisted positioning by performing the necessary calculations (decimals, metric units) to understand the dimensional requirements of the work. An essential part of the job includes knowing the different kinds of paper, sizes, weight and colors. This position also involves preventive maintenance and troubleshooting of machine. Attention to detail is required to meet customer expectations and productivity and quality standards. The incumbent must also be willing to move about the Bindery and/or Folding departments and run other equipment on an as needed basis.


  • High School degree or GED preferred.

  • Experience with Polar Cutter, Flat Knife or related equipment a plus.

  • Good verbal communication skills.

  • Must have basic computer skills.

  • Must successfully complete advanced machine training within department.

  • Must be a team player with demonstrated decision making ability.

  • Able to give and follow written and verbal instructions.

  • Ability to read a ruler and follow measurements.

  • Must be able to stand through 8 or 12 hour shifts.

  • Willing to work flexible hours and overtime with short notice.

  • Must be able to properly lift 10 to 50 lbs. to shoulder height.

  • Must have excellent attendance.

Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Jostens, Marmot, Rawlings, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, Waddington and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play.

Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.