Title:  Feeder-Catcher

Requisition ID:  2245
Location: 

Elgin, IL, US, 60123

Department:  Manufacturing & Operations
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 FUNCTIONS: Job functions include, but are not limited to the following.

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. 

 

Feeder:

  • Feeder has responsibility that glue machinery is continually being fed with proper carton.  Feeder takes stacks of cartons from loaded pallet and places them into feeder of machine.
  • Responsibility that appropriate carton is being fed.  Done by checking for variances in box number and collator marks.
  • Responsibility to feed only quality cartons.  Feeder is to fan through stacks of cartons being fed and check that they have proper color, register and are void of unnecessary markings.
  • Feeder is to observe for machine malfunctions and stop glue machine when problems arise.  Feeder uses mirror to detect malfunctions.  Feeder is also to be aware of signals from operator or catcher to stop and start machine.
  • Responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of area (remove stray cartons, sweep up, etc...).  Performed during make ready.

 

Catcher:

  • Removes the finished folded cartons from the press and packs them into cases.
  • Responsibility that appropriate carton is being packed: Done by checking item and job number on carton with job label being used.
  • Responsibility that only quality products are packed.  Catcher is to check that cartons have proper color, register and are void of unnecessary markings.
  • Responsibility that proper count of cartons are packed into case.  Catcher is to hand count the first case of each different product being packed.
  • Packed cartons are to be pushed on rollers through taping machine
  •  Responsible for maintenance of area.  Performed during make ready.

 

BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE / SKILLS:

  • Experience:  None (entry-level).

 

EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

 

SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Schedules are up to 8 or 12-hour shifts Monday- Thursday.  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.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Sitting or standing, depending on changing job assignment, for extended periods.
  • Awkward and/or repetitive movements.
  • Routine Lifting up to 35 lbs.
  • Occasional Lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Push/pull pallet jack with up to 50 lb. load.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Use of various hand and electrical tools and equipment.
  • Work in areas of fluctuating temperature.


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.


Nearest Major Market: Elgin
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago