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Title:  Sheeter Operator

Requisition ID:  5158-159

Charlotte, NC, US, 28273

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child’s cereal from this morning, the microwavable 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 benefit 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


Inspired Packaging.  A World of Difference.


MISSION / SUMMARY: Responsible for preparing and running sheeting equipment safely and efficiently, while producing a quality product.


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

·         Operates the Sheeter to cut roll stock to required sheet size

·         Set up machine from roll stand to delivery

·         Ensure that correct sheet length is logged in and verified by floor helper or another operator prior to start-up

·         Remove cut loads from machine and place in staging/sheeted WIP area

·         Challenge run speed throughout the shift and during each job change

·         Run machine at or above standard average speed

·         Empty waste bins and keep machine area clean

·         Ensure that paper is not piled under the knife blade at the end of shift

·         Ensure that all daily management boards, dashboards, housekeeping and 5S check lists are completed accordingly for your shift

·         Ensure that appropriate contact relief is made and machine hand-off occurs during shift changes

·         Adjusts machines and ensures that all mechanical parts are running smoothly

·         Fixes and cleans all machines (Preventive maintenance and other general repairs)

·         Responsible for understanding and adhering to all GMP, safety, food safety, SQF, HACCP and food defense procedures (training will be provided)

·         Any other reasonable request from management 



·         6 months previous experience as a Sheeter Operator 

·         Ability to operate roll clamp truck and associated lift trucks



·         High school degree or GED

·         Math and computer skills



·         General schedule is an 8- or 12-hour shift, however, employee must be willing to work alternate schedules occasionally; that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so

·         Overtime required



·         Standing for extended periods of time up to 12-hours.

·         Occasional Lifting up to 20 lbs.

·         Reading computer screen or other electronic devices

·         Use of various office hand and electrical tools or equipment


We are a folding carton manufacturing operation seeking candidates to join our Sheeting Department as a Sheeter Operator.   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, Aflac, LifeLock Identity Protection, and Hyatt Legal Services. Tobacco Cessation, Employee Assistance, Uniform Service, Safety Shoe, and Safety Prescription-Eyewear benefits are also available.   


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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