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Title:  Baler Operator and Relief Sheeter Operator - $18.75/hour

Requisition ID:  12742-159

Gresham, OR, US, 97230

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

This is an entry level position. The employee who occupies this position is responsible for any/all duties assigned by management irrespective of whether such duties are specifically included in this list.



  • Safe operations of the tipper/shredder/baler system in the Gresham plant
  • Load bales in the mill truck
  • Housekeeping on baler
  • PM’s on baler as designated by the maintenance department
  • Band stacked sheets and load in mill truck
  • Plant support including:
  • Sheeting support for roll stock
  • Shipping support
  • Support in any other department when needed
  • Facilities cleanup including outside of plant
  • Utilize PackSize machine to make cases out of corrugate for the finishing lines.
  • Operate electric Pallet Jacks safely to move WIP or finished pallets.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the area (remove stray cartons, sweep up, etc.) performed during make-ready.
  • Conduct quality audits as required
  • Conduct sorting operations as required
  • Operate Fork Truck (training will be provided)
  • Operate Clamp Truck (training will be provided)
  • Provide back-up to the
  • sheeter operator by relieving when on breaks or going to lunch.
  • Run sheeter as required.
  • Be familiar with the sheetfed requirements
  • Review job ticket.
  • Conducts make ready as required
  • Inspect Sheets from every roll
  • Pulling defective sheets as required
  • Keep Department Managers informed of Safety, Quality or Production issues or improvement opportunities.
  • Become familiar with technical aspects of Sheeter and be able to troubleshoot
  • Work toward achieving department goals


Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge: H.S. Education or equivalent, computer literate.
  • Skills:       Mechanical, communication (ability to clearly communicate in English).
  • Abilities:       Good attendance, guide teams/processes, ability to work alone.
  • Core Values: Demonstrates qualities of our Core Values – Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships & Teamwork


Physical Requirements:

  • Duties require standing (except breaks and lunch) with little lower body movement throughout working shift for 8 to 12 hours.
  • Visual acuity at short distances. Needed to detect variances in job numbers, register and collator marks.
  • Color vision needed to detect inappropriate color of product.
  • Lifting and loading up to 20 lb. bundles of corrugate into case.
  • Able to lift 25-35 lb. boxes continuously and 50 lbs. occasionally to cover Case Sealing position.
  • Occasional climbing, stooping, bending and overhead reaching.
  • Fine hand manipulation.
  • Grasping and gripping.
  • Able to work 8 or 12 hours shifts and overtime as required.



  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Other: 401(k), Life Insurance/AD&D/STD/LTD, Employee Assistance Program, Pet Insurance, Home & Auto Insurance Programs, Purchasing Power, Aflac, Lifelock Identity Protection, and MetLife Legal Services. and Tobacco Cessation, Tuition reimbursement, Safety Shoe reimbursement, and Safety Prescription-Eyewear benefits are also available.


We are looking for people to help grow our culture to create an incident free work place, using standard work practices to drive out waste and continuously improve equipment reliability all aimed at reducing costs to support our business viability. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. All qualified applicants will be screened via a testing process. Post-offer, all candidates must pass a drug screen, physical and criminal background check.


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 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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