Title:  Sheeter Operator

Requisition ID:  3115

Carol Stream, IL, US, 60188

Department:  Hourly Plant & Mill (Except Maintenance Roles)
Travel:  No Travel Required

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At Graphic Packaging International, we produce the paper cup that held your coffee this morning, the basket that transported those bottles of craft beer you enjoyed last weekend, and the microwave tray that heated your gourmet meal last night. 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 products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are collaborative, diverse, innovative individuals who create inspired packaging while giving back to our communities. 


With over 25,000 employees working in more than 130 locations worldwide, we strive to be environmentally responsible 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.


A World of Difference. Made Possible.


***$2,000 Signing Bonus***


We are a Foodservice folding carton manufacturing operation seeking candidates to join our Carol Stream, IL team. We’re recruiting for multiple positions so be sure you review all of our job postings. This job posting is for a Sheeter Operator with a pay of 27.14 /hour plus shift differential and progressive pay increases. We continually encourage our employees to advance their careers through on the job training and job progression through our strong promotion from within program. Many of our roles are skilled trade positions and our employees build successful careers in the Printing & Packaging industry with an earning potential to 35.67/ hour plus shift differential. We offer a wide array of benefits including, but not limited to, Paid Vacation & Holidays, optional Health, Dental, and Life Insurance, including health spending accounts and a progressive healthy lifestyle program, as well as 401-K with a company matching component and standard supplemental company contributions. Employees may voluntarily elect Pet Insurance, Home & Auto Insurance Programs, Purchasing Power, Tuition Reimbursement, Aflac, Lifelock Identity Protection, and Hyatt Legal Services. Tabaco Cessation and Employee Assistance/Referral Program, Uniform Service, Safety Shoe, and Safety Prescription-Eyewear benefits are also available.



The following is a list of specific duties which are considered the essential functions of this job.  The list is not exhaustive, as all positions at the company are dynamic.  The employee who occupies this position is expected to assume any/all duties assigned by management irrespective of whether such duties are specifically included in this list.

 Work within and adhere to GPI’s core values of Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships and Teamwork.

  • Provides accurate quality and quantity of board stock for production job in 12-hour shift.
  • Review’s material requisitions and produces sheets according to specifications such as caliper, roll width and board grade requested.
  • Inspect incoming raw material board for shipping damage and wet stock and report to Department Manager.
  • Responsible to adjust cutting blades das necessary to produce clean cut, ream cut jobs as needed, and operate core cutter to perform quality checks.
  • Able to diagnose, trouble shoot equipment by early detection and sound of machine while in operation.
  • Responsible to replace new paper reams and performs quality inspections.
  • Responsible for entering rolls into production report as well as reconciling sheeted material, to insure proper inventory control.
  • Responsible for checks for proper size, job number, customer name, stock type and caliper.
  • Responsible for all make readies, change overs, back side printing on equipment.
  • Responsible for housekeeping, maintenance, work orders, belt replacement etc.
  • Must be able to obtain fork truck certification.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Machines, Tools, and Equipment
  • Basic computer knowledge, powered hand truck.



  • Schedules are up to 8 or 12-hour shifts on alternate days with rotating weekends off.
  • Must be flexible: Able to work other shifts, overtime and weekends when needed.


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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 Poster, EEO is the Law.

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