Title:  Technician, Quality Control

Requisition ID:  3022
Location: 

Chicago, IL, US, 60624

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.

 

JOB SUMMARY: The person who occupies this position will primarily be responsible for determining the acceptable quality levels in the Printing, Cutting, and Finishing departments through auditing, sampling and observation. They understand and align business operations and Quality Department as he/she executes their role to exceed customer expectations and align with GPI business, cultural, financial and operational objectives.

 

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

  • Conducts audits on each piece of machinery in the printing, cutting and finishing departments using the quality assurance check list.
  • Sets up Spectrophotometer daily and other tests on an as needed basis.
  • Pulls quality customer samples from production floor or warehouse daily.
  • Makes Customer sample books when needed.
  • Performs various office work, including filing and logging of information and statistics.

 

BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE / SKILLS:

  • Manufacturing experience preferred
  • Knowledge of various carton defects and their causes. Knowledgeable in mathematics. A self-starter capable of working on and completing multiple tasks.  PC skills required.
  • Experience with carton processing.  Prior QC experience or exposure helpful.
  • Knowledge of customer specifications.
  • Ability to communicate comfortably and effectively with upper management and customers. 
  • Strong organizational, time management, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English. Must have the ability to create and decipher charts and graphs.

 

EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  •  Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English. Clear and professional written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of various carton defects and their causes a plus.
  • Ability to perform intermediate/advance computer skills (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Access); SAP knowledge a plus

 

SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Schedules are up to 8 or 12-hour shifts 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.
  • Some Departments/Jobs may run a M-F 8-hour Shift Schedule.
  • Must be willing and able to work overtime.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Sitting or standing, depending on changing job assignment, for extended periods.
  • Awkward and/or repetitive movements.
  • Physical and visual activities that are commonly associated* with the performance of the functions of this job:
    • Position is associated with walking (back and forth from QC office to presses), standing (making inspections), handling (sorting cartons, operating test machinery), and visual acuity at short distances (to observe carton for defects).
  • Physical demands commonly associated* with the performance of the functions of this job:
    • Technician’s vision must be acute at short distances (20 inches or less) in order to inspect for quality of flat cartons.  Color vision is required to detect variances in color of product.
  • Inside conditions: Extremes of heat (seasonal), humidity (seasonal), noise (from production machinery), paper dust.

 

GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL, LLC 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, sex, age, religion, natural origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, handicap, or disability, marital status, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

 

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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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