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Title:  Feeder Machine Operator - Night Shift $800 Hiring Bonus

Requisition ID:  14324-159

Chicago, IL, US, 60624

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

Position Title: Feeder Operator                                                  

Reports to: Printing Manager          

Location: 555 N TRIPP AVE, Chicago, IL

Shift: 6PM- 6AM (3 or 4 days a week)

Starting Wage: $18.04   


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

  • Verifies board stock is correct and matches job tickets.
  • Maintains appropriate material at the machines for consistent production flow.
  • Completes Feeder Consumption Reports, including how many sheets are on the job orders against what was produce.
  • Reports defects/safety concerns of equipment or Quality Team.
  • Lifts/carry's 30 pound buckets for make ready process and cleans rollers.
  • Loads paper board material into machine using electrical pallet jack.
  • Feeder Operators are responsible for performing a Make Ready in preparation for a job run; such as cleaning rollers one or more of the 8 machines if required.
  • Responsible for keeping the bottom rollers cleaned this can occur about every hour per the employee.
  • Communicate required information to work-workers and manager.
  • Perform the change out which consist of changing out the ink colors on the tip rollers.
  • Remove old paint from the top roller with a paint scrapper by scooping out excess paint, and allowing the paint scrapper to glide against the roller to remove paint.
  • Supports 1st and 2nd Pressmen’s in the Printing Department; and be next in succession for openings in pressmen.   
  • May be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.


  • Manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Must be flexible: Able to work all shifts, overtime and weekends when needed.
  • Ability to read basic measurements tools such as calipers, micrometers, and tape measures.
  • Strong attention to detail.


  • May required High School Diploma or equivalent required.


  • Schedule is a 12-hour shifts (6 PM-6 AM) 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.
  • Must be willing and able to work overtime.


  • Sitting or standing, depending on changing job assignment, for extended periods.
  • Awkward and/or repetitive movements.
  • Physical demands and visual activities that are commonly associated* with the performance of the functions of this job:
    • Standing, walking, lifting (up to 30-52 lbs.), carrying (same as lifting), pushing (up to 80 lbs.), pulling (up to 50 lbs.), stooping, bending, reaching, handling, forward reach, simple grasp, ability to communicate with press members, visual acuity (far and near, color vision).
  • Machines, Tools, Equipment, Software:
    • Electric hand truck, Pallets (up to 52 lbs.), Swords (48” in length less than 10 lbs.)
  • Work in areas of fluctuating temperature.
  • Inside Conditions noise (from printing presses and forklifts), vibration, odors and dust.

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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