Title:  CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT TECH - 2nd Shift 8 hour M - F

Requisition ID:  21301-159

Charlotte, NC, US, 28273

Category:  Quality and Continuous Improvement
Travel:  No Travel Required

OPPORTUNITY: We are a folding carton manufacturing operation seeking candidates to join our Continuous Improvement Department as a Continuous Improvement Technician.  We offer outstanding opportunities for our employees to advance their careers through on the job training and job progression.  These are skilled trade positions where our employees build successful careers in the Printing & Packaging industry.  We offer a wide array of benefits including, but not limited to, Paid Vacation & Holidays, optional Health, Dental, and Life Insurance, health spending accounts as well as 401-K with matching funds. Employees may voluntarily elect Pet Insurance, Home & Auto Insurance Programs, Purchasing Power, Tuition Reimbursement, AFLAC, Lifelock Identity Protection, and Hyatt Legal Services. Tobacco Cessation and Employee Assistance/Referral Program, Uniform Service, Safety Shoe, and Safety Prescription-Eyewear benefits are also available.   



The CI Tech completes accurate random inspections and quality testing starting with set up through the shipping process.  He or she instructs production personnel on quality policies & procedures.  They maintain accurate records of tests, inspections, and other information vital to quality control tracking.  Identifies non-standard conditions, assists in corrective action, and confirms that corrective action is implemented.  Periodically ensures that gauges and inspection equipment are in good working order and properly calibrated. He or she ensures compliance with established customer quality and production standards. They understand and align plant operations & production with the Sales Support group as he/she executes their role in the overall order fulfillment process to exceed customer expectations and align with GPI business, cultural, financial and operational objectives.



 Primary Responsibilities are, but not limited to the following:


  • Communicates with employees on proceeding and succeeding shifts to establish process stability and to ensure smooth transition between shifts.
  • Verifies the quality of product visual assessment and random inspection using specific testing tools.
  • Maintains accurate records of all tests and inspections.
  • Responsible for understanding and adhering to all GMP, safety, food safety, SQF, HACCP and food defense procedures (Training will be provided)
  • Responsible for other duties and essential tasks as they are needed.

Required Skills



To perform this job successfully, an individual must have excellent attendance, be able to work independently and 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.





Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of 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 and to draw and interpret bar graphs.




Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.



  • 5 years related trade school training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong Microsoft Office, Outlook, and internet skills required.
  • Ability to accurately read measuring devices.
  • Ability to accurately read product specifications and test procedures.
  • Ability to read and follow detailed operating procedures and quality standards.
  • Must work well independently or in groups.
  • Leadership skills and ability to interact with others.
  • Quality Control and or product inspection.
  • Testing equipment experience to include measurements, weight, and durability.
  • Auditing and or inventory.


Required Experience

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. 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 Poster, EEO is the Law.

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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