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Title:  Press Operator

Requisition ID:  15492-159

Gordonsville, TN, US, 38563

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

Set up and operate Hamilton and Komori printing presses and related peripheral / supporting equipment for the purpose of manufacturing folded and glued cartons.


  • Set and maintain color and machine capability production standards.
  • Perform tasks associated with the preparation, operation, housekeeping and minor maintenance of the press and printing work area.
  • Inspects completed work to detect defects and verify conformance to work order specifications, and adjust machinery as necessary to correct variations
  • Perform tasks associated with the movement of raw, in process and finished material. Use material handling machinery, tools as required.
  • Keeps daily time and materials usage reports and records information in SAP and PEAK
  • Performs Preventative Maintenance tasks associated with production.
  • Disassembles machines to maintain, repair, or replace broken or worn parts, using hand tools
  • Perform housekeeping duties
  • Ability to work eight to twelve-hour shifts, including overtime
  • Press Operator; Operates and troubleshoots printing press equipment
  • Press Operator; Clears jams, preps machine, including preparing make ready equipment to meet customer specifications,
  • Press Operator; Adjusts machine controls to correct variations and verifies quality of finished product to look for defects in print quality, such as register, print-to-cut, and other such defects as cut scores, bent flaps and curl.
  • Shares an obligation to protect and strengthen Graphic Packaging International’s good reputation in our relationships with customers, employees, suppliers, competitors, investors, and governmental agencies, and to act consistently with our core values: Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships, and Teamwork

    • High School Diploma, GED
    • Basic computer skills, data entry

    Visual Color Discrimination, the ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of colors




    Required Experience

    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

    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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