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CPI Card Group 1st Shift Machine Operator in Littleton , Colorado

Sets up and operate the Punch Press machine. This operation cuts out sheets into card form. The operation supplies the stamping processes with cards for further operation.

Punch Press Operator Level I

  • Reads and interprets the shop floor router and workmanship manual as well as applicable specifications.

  • Understands the location and function of all emergency stops on the machine.

  • Sets up the Punch Press machine to punch in accordance with the specifications on the Proof and Finishing Ticket.

  • Records all measurements of one card from each cavity in the applicable space on the Finishing Ticket after punch is set up to spec.

  • Performs a First Article Inspection and obtains third party verification.

  • Utilizes a caliper to check and maintain positioning throughout the run.

  • Maintains a clean and orderly work environment.

  • Logs time properly in the ERP system.

  • Ensures the job is balanced in blind audit system, rectifying any discrepancies prior to releasing the batch to the next process.

  • Performs advanced troubleshooting when quality or mechanical issues arise.

  • Able to perform adjustments to maintain position.

  • Punch Press Operator Level II (Completes all Punch Press Operator Level I responsibilities plus):

  • Ensure all punch setups are completed within CPI specification.

  • Complete all FAI verifications.

  • Follow sampling plan for QA checks on the punch machines. Stop machine for punch related defects and flag any defects for subsequent work centers.

  • Isolate non-conforming material using the NCMR procedure ensuring that all product is clearly marked and all hold paperwork filled out completely. Dispositions should be included on NCMR paperwork

  • Fill out all paperwork completely and accurately.

  • Ability to perform 100% of the punch set up procedure using the Mulbauher inspection machine.

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The candidate must have basic skills required to operate technical machinery. They must be able to use a caliper and other hand tools.

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Must have the ability to read and comprehend simple instructions (written and verbal), ability to write simple report, ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization.

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals, ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form, ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand up to 10 hours a shift and use hands and fingers to handle or feel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move 10 pound sleeves of cards. They will be required to move roll around carts which may weigh up to 100 pounds. Good vision required for this job and this includes close vision and color vision.

In executing some functions of the job, the employee is required to reach above and away from their body and bend, twist, and/or squat. While performing this job, the employee will execute repetitive motions with their arms and hands.

Company Overview:

CPI Card Group® is a payment technology company and leading provider of credit, debit and prepaid solutions delivered physically, digitally and on-demand. CPI helps our customers foster connections and build their brands through innovative and reliable solutions, including financial payment cards, personalization and fulfillment, and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) instant issuance. CPI has more than 20 years of experience in the payments market and is a trusted partner to financial institutions and payments services providers. Serving customers from locations throughout the United States, CPI has a large network of high security facilities, each of which is certified by one or more of the payment brands: Visa, Mastercard®, American Express and Discover®. Learn more at

The health and safety of our employees continues to be a top priority at CPI Card Group as we face the challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Across our production and fulfillment facilities we have implemented procedures such as enhanced cleaning, daily temperature checks, social distancing measures, and required face masks for all individuals onsite in our facilities. We also continue to monitor federal, state and local health and safety guidelines and requirements to adjust our procedures as necessary. These are just a few examples of our commitment to the safety and health of our workplaces.

What we have to Offer:

Competitive pay rates, set schedules, financially sound company with growth opportunities

Solid benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability, Life Insurance, Accident Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, FSA, HSA, Vacation and Holiday Pay, Tuition Reimbursement and 401K options with employer % match.

CPI is an EEO Employer. A complete background including drug screen is contingent upon hire.

External Job Title: 1st Shift Machine Operator

ID: 2020-5465

External Company URL:

Street: 10368 W Centennial Rd

Shift: US - Weekday days