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Title:  Flexo Press Helper

Requisition ID:  14476-159

Hamel, MN, US, 55340

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

***Eligible for $2,000 Hiring Bonus***
(Direct Hire ONLY)

 JOB TITLE: Flexo Press Helper


WORK SCHEDULE: 12 Hour Shift - 7am-7pm (Monday morning - Thursday night)



Flexo Press Helpers clean press parts and pumps assist with job changes and general housekeeping.


The position is an entry level position and is intended to be used for “flex” purposes to allow maximum training and development.  Employee can be assigned to a variety of tasks within the parameters of the union contract at the Production Supervisor’s discretion.  This position should have special emphasis on ensuring a focus on training on all equipment within the department.

Direct supervision given, with specific and detailed instructions provided.

Required Skills

Job Functions

Instructions: This portion should include Principal Duties and Responsibilities for a position.  Include only those current duties and responsibilities that account for 5% or more of the work.


  1. Observes company safety rules and complies with safety practices.
  2. Performs general housekeeping functions in assigned areas.
  3. Assists in press operations in safe and efficient manner
  4. Follows direction of department leadership and /or Press operators and 2nd Press operators as needed to support production needs
  5. Backs up Press Helper as required
  6. Learns all aspects of press operations
  7. Ensures that product quality, production efficiencies, and scrap rates meet or exceed established standards.
  8. Responsible for compliance with all facility production and product safety standards to include food safety, food defense, and quality policies.
  9. Support machine operations as assigned by department leadership
  10. Must be supportive of GPI’s Mission, Vision, and Core Values (Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships, and Teamwork).
  11. Must be supportive and involved in GPI efforts for LEAN, 5S, Six Sigma and other Continuous Improvement programs and processes.
  12. Performs all other duties as assigned.
  13. Strives to clearly understand customer requirements and delivers results to meet or exceed customer expectations.
  14. Ability and responsibility to stop any process that is not meeting food safety requirements.

Ability and responsibility to stop any process that is not meeting customer quality requirements.


The above description/summary may be amended, revised, or supplemented as the Company deems necessary in order to maintain safe, efficient, and continuous operation.

Education:  High school diploma or GED preferred.

Judgment and maturity – Average degree of both required

Physical/Mental Requirements

Frequent/strenuous physical effort (lifting, moving heavy objects, etc.) required.

Frequently exposed to conditions involving noise, fumes, and hazardous chemicals

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

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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