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Title:  Material Handler (Printing Press) - Starting Pay - $17.79 $2,000 BONUS!

Requisition ID:  16041-159
Location: 

Elk Grove Village, IL, US, 60007

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

Job Title:

Material Handler

Location:

Elk Grove Village, Illinois

Department:

Printing

Job Code:

 

Reports to:

Printing Manager

Level/Grade

 

Type of position:

X    Full-time

  Part-time

 

FLSA:

     Salaried - Exempt

  Salaried -  Nonexempt

   Hourly

POSITION PURPOSE

  • The person who occupies this position is responsible for transporting materials to and from the new Heidelberg presses within the printing department.
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    JOB FUNCTIONS

    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.

    • Responsible for retrieving loaded pallets of paperboard from sheeting area and transporting them (by use of forklift) to the new Heidelberg presses within the printing area. Must ensure all loads delivered to the press meet load quality expectations. Jeep Driver spends approximately 95% of working shift on forklift.
    • If load quality is not met, employee will aerate loads to achieve acceptable load quality
    • Responsible for emptying rag containers, filling solvent containers, removing garbage and other general duties associated with the operations of the printing department.
    • Responsible for performing daily preventive maintenance duties on forklift. Material Handler must go through check list (check water and oil level, air blow engine, check brake, etc...) on daily basis. Jeep Driver is also responsible for refilling empty propane tanks.
    • Responsible for learning the printing dynamics within the new Heidelberg press and learn to be a Second Press Operator. This position will be responsible to cover the Second Press Operator during breaks and lunches.
    • Responsible for operating and conducting preventive maintenance on Aerator as scheduled.
    JOB SPECIFICATIONS

  • Physical and visual activities that are commonly associated* with the performance of the functions of this job:
    • Position is associated with walking, lifting (propane tanks, cases of cartons, etc...), carrying (propane tanks), and sitting (in forklift).
    • Printing experience required.
  • Physical demands commonly associated* with the performance of the functions of this job:
    • Person must have physical coordination to operate forklift. Person is operating forklift approximately 95% of working shift.
    • Material Handler is continually getting on and off forklift (getting off lift to start wrapping machine; getting on lift to move materials, etc...) throughout working shift.
    • Handler must be able to lift propane tank (weighing approximately 50 - 60 lbs.) and carry tank to area to be filled. This activity is performed approximately every work shift.
  • Inside Conditions, extremes of heat (summer), humidity, noise (from forklift and production machinery).
  • Use of Machines, Tools, Equipment, Software:
  • Must speak, read and write in English.
  • Must be able to operate forklift.
  • Must be flexible: Able to work other shifts, overtime and Saturdays when needed.
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    * “Commonly associated” is not intended to mean always or only. There may be different experiences that suggest other ways or circumstances where reasonable changes or accommodations are appropriate.

    DISCLAIMER

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this job. This job description is not an employment contract, implied or otherwise.  The employment relationship remains at-will.

    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 information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.


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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. 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 Poster, EEO is the Law.


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