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Title:  Sheeter Operator

Requisition ID:  18757-159

Chicago, IL, US, 60624

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

Title:  Machine Operator (Sheeter Operator) - Starting Pay - $23.71 $2,000 Sign on Bonus!

Requisition ID:  

Location:  Chicago, IL, US, 60624

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing

Travel:  No Travel Required

Job Title: Sheeter Operator

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Department: Sheeting

Job Code:

Reports to: Printing Manager

Level/Grade: Depends on experience

Type of position: Full-time

 FLSA: Hourly



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.

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

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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