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Title:  Feeder Catcher

Requisition ID:  12051-159
Location: 

Auburn, IN, US, 46706

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

The catcher position is responsible for assuming all duties performed by feeder (feed flat cartons into gluing/paneling machines), catcher (remove product from press and pack into cases) and sorter (quality checks on cartons).  This person rotates between these positions throughout working shift. They understand and align business operations and Finishing Department as he/she executes their role to exceed customer expectations and align with GPI business, cultural, financial and operational objectives.  The job functions include but are not limited to the following: 

Feeder:

  • Feeder has responsibility that glue machinery is continually being fed with proper carton. Feeder takes stacks of cartons from loaded pallet and places them into feeder of machine.
  • Responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of area (remove stray cartons, sweep up, etc...). Performed during make ready.
  •  Responsibility that appropriate carton is being fed.  Done by checking for variances in box number and collator marks.
  • Responsibility to feed only quality cartons.  Feeder is to fan through stacks of cartons being fed and check that they have proper color, register and are void of unnecessary markings.
  •  Feeder is to observe for machine malfunctions and stop glue machine when problems arise.  Feeder uses mirror to detect malfunctions.  Feeder is also to be aware of signals from operator or catcher to stop and start machine.

Catcher:

  • Removes the finished folded cartons from the press and packs them into cases.
  • Responsibility that appropriate carton is being packed: Done by checking item and job number on carton with job label being used.
  • Responsibility that only quality products are packed.  Catcher is to check that cartons have proper color, register and are void of unnecessary markings.

Required Skills

  • Self-sufficient work ethic.
  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment.
  • Attention to detail.
    • Frequent/strenuous physical effort (lifting, moving heavy objects, etc.) required.
    • Must be able to push, pull, and carry up to 40 pounds.
    • Must be able to lift a 20-pound air hammer on a consistent basis.
    • Frequently exposed to conditions involving noise, fumes, and hazardous chemicals.
    • Must be able to work in areas of fluctuating temperatures.
    • Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
    • Flexibility to work any shift: Day, Night, & Weekend
    • Must be able to work overtime as required.
    • Required PPE: Steel Toe Shoes/Safety Glasses/Ear Protection/Gloves

Required Experience

  • High School Diploma preferred.
  • 1-2 years’ experience working in fast pace manufacturing environment preferred.






At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child's cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! We're one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world's most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference.

With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry's best to reward the talented people who make our company successful.

If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we'd love to hear from you. Learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.


Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster.


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