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Title:  Machine Operator (Gluer Operator) - $22.86 - $30.34 ** $2,000 Bonus!

Requisition ID:  15676-159
Location: 

Elk Grove Village, IL, US, 60007

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

Finishing Operator - $22.86 Starting Rate!

Have you ever wondered who produced the box you 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?

Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK) is 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.

Join us and make a difference! Our team of essential workers are a key component in ensuring a stable food supply. We are looking for a Finishing Operator that is able to work any shift, overtime, call-ins, and holidays. Great candidates are self-starters that work well in a team setting to drive results for business operations. 

JOB SUMMARY: The person who occupies this position is to adjust finishing equipment in order to process a flat carton order and oversee its production (complex glue experience a plus).

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

  • Operator is responsible for adjusting glue machinery to fit particular style of carton being processed.
  • Once production begins, operator is responsible for maintaining machinery at optimum speed. When malfunctions occur, operator is to be able to detect cause and make appropriate adjustments as quickly as possible.
  • Operator is responsible for members of crew working on gluer machinery. Is fully responsible in ensuring team members are working efficiently and safely. The operator is also responsible to train feeder/catcher trainees as necessary.
  • Must assume duties of the feeder or catcher when those persons are on breaks (see job description for Feeder/Catcher). The Operator performs activities of Feeder/Catcher approximately 2 hours per day.
  • Responsible for performing maintenance duties on gluer machinery; greasing, oiling, blowing off machinery, glue pot maintenance, bearing and belt replacement and cleaning parts.
  • Is to maintain written and electronic (SAP) records of quality and production. Operator goes through hourly statistical measurements (carton alignment, edge caliper, opening force, glue length, etc. . . .). 
  • Responsible for making labels per customer specs.
  • Ability and Positive attitude to teach and help fellow operators to trouble shoot all problems when called upon to do so.

BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE / SKILLS:

  • Manufacturing experience preferred
  • Mechanical/technical aptitude
  • Entry Level Computer skills
  • All requirements for Finishing Operator in addition to the ability to set up and trouble shoot Leary, Mactron, Alpina and Pafra glue systems.
  • Set up and run all Hot Melt units and trouble shoot as needed.
  • Set up and run labelaire machines per customer specs.
  • Have the ability to setup and run the Alpina, Speed Queen, Domino, Window machine, and Pick and Place on the Domino.
  • Feeder/Catcher experience preferred. Mechanical experience is helpful (automotive, small engine repair, etc.)
  • Finishing machine, allen wrench, screwdriver and other related tools needed for make ready. SAP and PEAK systems.

 

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.

 

 


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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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