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Title:  Production Assistant - Packer - Gresham - Swing

Requisition ID:  19239-159
Location: 

Gresham, OR, US, 97230

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
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. Learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference. 

 

Production Assistant

 

MISSION / SUMMARY:

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.

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

  • The Assistant responsibilities can include feeding, packing, labeling, palletizing, operation of the banding/wrapping equipment and operation of Packsize equipment.
  • Lift handfuls of material and placing in the feeder of the equipment.
  • Pack cartons into cases directly behind gluers or directly after stripping
  • Inspect cartons - ONLY Quality Products are to be packed!
  • Strip individual cartons off die cut loads
  • Off bear cartons off cut loads into separate copies or die positions
  • Prepare cases, layer boards, and labels for jobs
  • Check job ticket or spec book for appropriate pallet configuration
  • Stack cartons according to spec on pallet. Confirm that labels are correct and facing out, as applicable, on all finishing pallets. Also making sure corrugated is all lined up and matches in appearance.
  • Stretch wrap complete pallets and send to shipping
  • Scan finished goods and input data into computer
  • Re-stock materials for the following crews, which include but not limited to, making lids, corrugated stocked and also keeping the tables stocked up with tape
  • 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

BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE / EDUCATION:

 

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

 

SCHEDULE DEMANDS:

 

  • Must be able to work 8 hour shifts plus overtime as required.
  • Employee must be willing to work alternate schedules occasionally; that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Standing: 34-66% of time
  • Walking: 34-66% of time
  • Pushing/Pulling: Frequently with a force of 15 lbs. Occasionally with a force of 30-40 lbs.
  • Lifting: Frequently with a force of 15 lbs. Occasionally with a force of 30-40 lbs.
  • Frequent stair climbing, kneeling, crouching, balance, forward bending/standing, right and left hand coordination.
  • Occasional right and left hand grip, elevated work, repetitive squat, repetitive reaching, step ladder climbing, rotation sitting.
  • Wear PPE when required:  Safety shoes, safety glasses, hearing protection etc.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Use of various office equipment.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL, LLC 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


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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 Poster, EEO is the Law.


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