Title:  Finishing Helper

Requisition ID:  2384

Fort Smith, AR, US, 72923

Department:  Manufacturing & Operations
Travel:  No Travel Required

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.


Finishing Helper


Graphic Packaging International, Inc., headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, is a leading provider of packaging solutions for a wide variety of products to food, beverage and other consumer products companies.  The Company is one of the largest producers of folding cartons and holds a leading market position in coated-unbleached Kraft board and coated-recycled board.  One of its facilities is currently seeking an experienced Finishing Helper for the Fort Smith, AR plant that is part of the Consumer Products Division


Finishing Helper (General Labor for Production)

Shift is 12-hour nights - 6:45 pm to 7 am - rotating 4 nights on and 4 nights off

Shift includes weekends, holidays and frequent overtime required.

We are a Tobacco Free Facility inside and outside for 12-hour shift. 


Position Purpose

Participates in overall product outcome associated with Gluers.

Interprets and documents standards related to product performance and quality.

Assists in the maintenance and set up of equipment for customer product.


Job Functions

Must be able to operate and be familiar with the Gluer requirements.

Must be become familiar with technical aspects of Gluer and be able to troubleshoot if needed.

Must be able to assist with CI sorting.

Must be or become familiar with SAP and PEAK.

Must be able to work towards achieving Finishing Dept. goals.

Mechanical skills are a plus.

Performs other organizational duties as required.

Must take direction from Shift Supervisor and Finishing Operator.

Must complete skill validation requirements for the Finishing Helper job.

Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs.

Requires bending, pulling, walking.



Job Specifications

Previous manufacturing experience preferred but not required.

Skills - Mechanical, communication.

Computer literate.

Able to use SAP and PEAK systems.

Abilities- Good attendance, guide teams and processes, and ability to work alone. 



 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, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, handicap, or disability, marital status, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster.

Nearest Major Market: Fort Smith