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Title:  Graphic Technology Specialist

Requisition ID:  12758-159

Clemson, SC, US

Category:  Marketing
Travel:  Negligible

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.



The Graphic Technology Specialist assists in selection, development, implementation, documentation and maintenance of production systems necessary for a prepress workflow. This includes, but is not limited to, internal and external communication, workflow databases and servers, proofing hardware and software, color management, workstation and server configuration, and new hardware and software evaluation. Will also work on special projects (research, training, tutorials, job simplification and automation, etc.) with other employees, customers and Clemson personnel on a regular basis, under the direction of the Graphic Technology Manager.

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.
  • Maintenance and troubleshooting of server software and hardware
  • Maintenance and troubleshooting of prepress workstation software and hardware
  • Database maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Conduct daily and archival data backups
  • Perform prepress software installations, upgrades and troubleshooting
  • Maintain documentation of new and current production systems
  • Project Based duties:
    • Develop systems to accommodate new areas of prepress business
    • Develop database-driven, automated prepress production systems
    • Evaluate and implement new prepress production hardware and software
    • Develop training modules in regards to new technology
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • 1-2 years relevant work experience



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



  • Working knowledge of both Mac OS/Linux and Windows operation systems (including server systems)
  • Web interface development and design – HTML, CSS, Javascript
  • Proficient in a high-level programming language, specifically Python
  • Proficient with SQL databases, specifically PostgreSQL
  • Familiarity with JDF (Job Definition Format)



  • 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.




  • 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.



  • Integrity & Trust
  • Action Oriented
  • Problem Solving



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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Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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