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Title:  Entry Level Production Laborer

Requisition ID:  15267-159

Augusta, GA, US, 30906

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

JOB SUMMARY: Production Workers are responsible for the operation of various mill production equipment, general housekeeping tasks, reading tape measures / gauges and other test equipment, following directions, ensuring quality, and monitoring the process to produce quality products. This position is responsible for making equipment adjustments, cleaning the equipment/ facility, and performing other designated tasks in a safe and efficient manner in accordance to the standard operating procedures (SOP). They understand and align business operations and their assigned department as he/she executes their role to exceed customer expectations and align with GPI business, cultural, financial, and operational objectives.


JOB FUNCTIONS: Job functions include but are not limited to the following.

  • Maintain a safe work environment for yourself and other associates
  • Notify supervisor, maintenance, or quality immediately when a problem occurs with the equipment as well as follow all company rules and procedures
  • Assists crew members with housekeeping and general production tasks
  • Operates Forklift and/or Bobcat to retrieve supplies and move product
  • Monitor and make adjustment to the equipment, including visual checks jams and other malfunctions
  • Notify supervisor, maintenance, or quality immediately when a problem occurs with the equipment as well as follow all company rules and procedures
  • Maintains all documentation of daily and monthly rounds in accordance with the current SOP’s
  • Communicate with operators, prior/next shift, of pertinent quality and production concerns.


The above job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.



  • 1 Year Manufacturing experience



  • High School Diploma / GED



  • Schedules are up to 12-hour shifts on alternate days with rotating weekends off.  However, employees must have the ability to work alternate schedules and overtime that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so.
    • 4 straight days of “day” shift (6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.) 7 days off
    • 4 straight days of “night” shift (6:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m.) 3 days off
    • 3 straight days of “day” shift (6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.) 1 day off
    • 3 straight days of “night” shift (6:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m.) 3 days off
    • Employees will be required to change shifts and work off days if necessary.  
  • Work overtime on a regular basis and with last minute notification
  • Work holidays and/or weekends on a regular basis



  • Sitting or standing, depending on changing job assignment, for extended periods.
  • Awkward and/or repetitive movements.
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Use of various hand and electrical tools and equipment.
  • Work in areas of fluctuating temperature.
  • Wear required personal protective equipment (hard hat, earplugs, steel-toed boots, safety glasses at a minimum)
  • Ability to operate or work in industrial conditions - may be warm/hot, dusty/dirty, around hazardous chemicals, noise, heavy machinery, or elevated working surfaces (with proper safety training and safety protection)
  • Frequent walking, bending, stooping, crouching, reaching, grasping, and climbing.
  • Ability to move wrists, hands, and/or fingers to turn valves and make adjustments to equipment.
  • Ability to climb ladders and work in high places.

Required Experience

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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