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Title:  Load Turner

Requisition ID:  13020-159

Hamel, MN, US, 55340

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

The position is and entry level position and is intended to be used for “flex” purposes to allow maximum support for operational need.  Employee can be assigned to a variety of tasks within the parameters of the union contract at the Production Supervisor’s discretion.  .

Direct supervision given, with specific and detailed instructions provided.

Required Skills

Wage: Starting at $18.96 base $0.50 Shift Differential , Top Base rate at 1 year: $21.75 

Hours: Monday- Friday 9:00 pm-5:00 am


  1. Performs general housekeeping functions in assigned areas.
  2. Assists in safe and efficient operation of assigned equipment.
  3. Turns Palletized WIP and Raw Material as needed for Die Cutters
  4. When turning loads - Removing defective sheets from loads and ensuring material is marked compliant with diagrams
  5. When turning loads - Assist Press operations with the removal and replacement of dies/plates and strippers.
  6. When turning loads - Ensure waste carts are emptied.
  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).


  • Education: High school diploma or GED required. 
  • 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.


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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