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Title:  Graphic Technician I

Requisition ID:  12839-159
Location: 

Clemson, SC, US

Category:  Marketing
Travel:  Negligible

MISSION / SUMMARY:

The Graphic Technician I will liaise regularly with customers throughout the print and production process to resolve design and production problems, and to serve as the primary customer contact with regard to any technical issues. She / He will optimize incoming advertising/design/agency work to achieve the necessary trap, color separation, die placement, and aesthetic qualities, based on a thorough understanding of our manufacturing capabilities. They understand and align business operations and Graphics 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.

  • Must work within and adhere to the company’s core values of Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships and Teamwork.
  • Ability to communicate detailed information clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to train and supervise interns and assign work priorities.
  • Ability to work independently in the absence of supervision, as well as contribute as part of a high-performance work team.
  • Establish, maintain and encourage cordial working relationships with those contacted in the course of business. Build customer dependency to promote long-term business goals.
  • Layout/design and creative skills sufficient to find balance between customer’s needs and manufacturing limitations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE:

  • 1-2 years relevant work experience

 

EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE:

  • Four-year degree preferred or;
  • Compensatory closely related work experience required in lieu of degree.

 

SKILLS:

  • Knowledge of graphics software, including but not limited to Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Esko Software.
  • Thorough understanding of our workflow and our manufacturing capabilities in order to analyze and solve complex graphic art design/production problems for all printing processes (Flexo, Litho, etc.).
  • Knowledge of fundamental color management and color theory principles relative to our print specifications (ink-paper-press-proofing interaction).
  • Must have a fundamental knowledge of proofing and familiarity with large format printers to be able to trouble shoot common problems that arise on a periodic basis.

 

 

SCHEDULE DEMANDS:

  • General schedule is an 8-hour M-F assignment, 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.
  • Occasional overnight travel to include flying, driving, riding or by rail.

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time up to 8-hours.
  • Occasional Lifting up to 20 lbs.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Use of various office hand and electrical tools or equipment.

 

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Integrity & Trust
  • Action Oriented
  • Problem Solving

 

 

GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL, INC. 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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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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