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Title:  Case Erector - 7:00 pm to 7:00 am, 12 hour shift

Requisition ID:  7922-159

Hamel, MN, US, 55340

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade: 

Supports Productions operations by operating case erector equipment and creating secondary packaging.    This position also requires the use of case forming equipment to form, tape and deliver secondary packaging to the glue lines as needed.    Occasional need for manual case erection may be required.   Operator utilizes assigned equipment and materials as required to complete assigned duties in a safe and efficient manner and ensuring that production and quality levels meet established standards.

Required Skills

  1. Observes company safety rules and complies with safety practices.
  2. Build cases and secondary packaging based production demands using assigned equipment.
  3. Troubleshoot and escalate issues as they occur
  4. Research and update files, dies and material as needed
  5. Operates assigned equipment in a safe and efficient manner and is responsible for shift production.
  6. Has good working knowledge of computer-controlled equipment.
  7. Notifies management of potential problems and offers solutions to same.
  8. Displays work habits that set example for peers.
  9. Trains new employees in proper operating procedure.
  10. Performs general housekeeping functions in assigned areas.
  11. Responsible for compliance with all facility food safety, food defense, and quality policies and procedures including product safety (GMPs)/Sanitation policies and procedures. Employee must continually work to promote the orderliness and cleanliness of their work area in support of AIB/5S and other company standards.
  12. Must be supportive of GPI’s Mission, Vision, and Core Values (Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships, and Teamwork).
  13. Must be supportive and involved in GPI efforts for LEAN, 5S, Six Sigma and other Continuous Improvement programs and processes.
  14. Performs all other duties as assigned.
  15. Strives to clearly understand customer requirements and delivers results to meet or exceed customer expectations.
  16. Ability and responsibility to stop any process that is not meeting safety requirements.
  17. Ability and responsibility to stop any process that is not meeting customer quality requirements.



  • High School Diploma/Equivalent preferred
  • Proficiency in machine plant operation through continuous training and development

Physical/Mental Requirements

Frequent/strenuous physical effort (e.g., lifting, moving heavy objects, etc.) required.  Conditions frequently involve noise, fumes, and hazardous chemicals.

Graphic Packaging International is on a 7-day continuous operation.  Must be able to work overtime as required.

See Physical Demand & Job Analysis for more detailed information.

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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