Title:  Aerator Operator

Requisition ID:  4588

Irvine, CA, US, 92606

Department:  Manufacturing & Operations
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.


A World of Difference. Made Possible.



Participates in overall production outcomes associated with die cutting department

Works in Printing WIP area to facilitate the movement and transferring of WIP product through the Cutting Department.

Maintain and organize the production floor

Gain knowledge to prepare for next level position in die cutting or other department within the facility


  • Aerate all pallets of product produced by press department or other materials as requested.
  • Utilize SAP ZSCH to maintain and organize production floor
  • Stage product for die cutting departments
  • Assist PMR and Separating departments when needed
  • Assist die cutting department with transferring of tooling during make ready.
  • Cover breaks on die cutting equipment once trained
  • Generally assist throughout department when needed
  • Help to maintain SQF compliance of facility
  • Clean, lubricate and maintain Aerator
  • All other duties as assigned



Knowledge-H.S. Education or equivalent.  Computer literate, miscellaneous helper qualified.


Skills-Mechanical, technical, communication


Abilities-Good attendance, able to motivate other team members and participate in teams and processes



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls.  The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms.  The employee is frequently required to walk or climb.


The employee is frequently required to lift or carry 10 to 35 pounds and occasionally required to lift or carry 36 to 50 pounds.  Weights above this require team lifting.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts.  The employee is regularly exposed to dust, heat, cold, vibration, and potential work hazards.


The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


Personal Protective Equipment is required.


Salary Min:   [[23.63]]

Salary Mid:   

Salary Max:  [[24.42]]


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.

Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles