Title:  Press Helper

Requisition ID:  22065-159

Hamel, MN, US, 55340

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

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.


  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

Required Skills

  1. Must be supportive of GPI’s Mission, Vision, and Core Values (Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships, and Teamwork).
  2. Must be supportive and involved in GPI efforts for LEAN, 5S, Six Sigma and other Continuous Improvement programs and processes.
  3. Performs all other duties as assigned.
  4. Strives to clearly understand customer requirements and delivers results to meet or exceed customer expectations.
  5. 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.

Required Experience

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.

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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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