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Title:  Inspector, Continuous Improvement II

Requisition ID:  7348-159
Location: 

Battle Creek, MI, US, 49017

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade:  85

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

  • Responsible for testing and visual inspection of the final product as it comes off of the two paper machines.
  • Responsible for notifying the appropriate people when the product is out of specification.
  • Responsible for calibrating test equipment at beginning of shift in compliance with ISO 9001 standards.
  • Responsible for verifying online scanner gauges and make notifications if out of tolerance.
  • Responsible for entering test data and machine downtime into a computer system timely and accurately.
  • Help perform vacation relief for other Quality Inspectors as needed.
  • Ability to work all three shifts, 1st, 2nd and/or 3rd.  Mill is 24 hour, 7 day/week operation.
  • Responsible for compliance with and support of all facility safety and housekeeping policies and procedures including CERT behavior based safety program.
  • Must continually work to promote the orderliness and cleanliness of their work area in support of companywide standards.
  • Must be supportive of GPI’s Mission, Vision and Core Values (Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships, and Teamwork).

Required Skills

  • Ability to prioritize and perform a variety of tests in a quick and efficient manner.
  • Ability to recognize various defects and make decisions on whether or not to downgrade in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrate basic computer skills for entering test data into a database.
  • The incumbent must demonstrate good verbal communication skills.
  • The incumbent must exhibit ability and a desire to make reasoned decisions on actions to be taken, based upon his/her knowledge and experience, with less than complete information on the current situation.
  • Must be available to work any shift and days.

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.


Nearest Major Market: Battle Creek
Nearest Secondary Market: Kalamazoo

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