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Title:  Finishing Feeder-Packer

Requisition ID:  6816-159

Irvine, CA, US, 92606

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade:  82

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.

Finishing - Feeder-Packer

  • The Feeder/Packer is responsible for feeding or packing cartons, palletizing cases and following directives of the Leadership and do so in a safe manner.
  • Responsible for feeding handfuls of cartons and inspecting quality before placing stacks in the gluer feed.
  • Responsible for erecting corrugated cases, packing cartons, inspecting for quality and following specified packing instructions.
  • Responsible for palletizing cases to the specified work instructions and pallet diagrams.
  • Responsible to review and confirm incoming material matches all specification called out in the production order to include incoming batch tags, corrugated, pads, cello, label or any other special materials.
  • Responsible for reporting any discrepancies immediately to crew, department leadership or QC.
  • Responsible for operating electric Pallet Jacks safely to move WIP or finished pallets.
  • The Palletizer will need to lift and place cases on pallets keeping the palletizing loop clear.
  • Responsible to Re-stock materials for the following crews, which include but not limited to, making lids, corrugated stocked and also keeping the tables stocked up with tape.
  • Responsible to correctly tag out leftover material (corrugated/pads/cello) to be restocked in the warehouse.
  • Responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the area (remove stray cartons, sweep up, etc.) performed during make ready of following a production run.
  • The Feeder/Packer will help with troubleshooting when issues arise.
  • Support and Develop Lean initiatives (5s, TPM, Daily Management).

Required Skills

  • Duties require standing (except breaks and lunch) with little lower body movement throughout working shift for 8 to 12 hours.
  • Visual acuity at short distances. Needed to detect variances in job numbers, register and bleeder marks.
  • Color vision needed to detect inappropriate color of product.
  • Good eye/hand coordination to keep speed with the pace of the machine.
  • Able to lift 25-35 lb. boxes continuously and 50 lbs. occasionally to cover Palletizer position.
  • Occasional climbing, stooping, bending and overhead reaching.
  • Fine hand manipulation.
  • Grasping and gripping.

Required Experience

  • This is an entry level position. The employee who occupies this position is responsible for any/all duties assigned by management irrespective of whether such duties are specifically included in this list.
  • Knowledge-H.S. Education or equivalent preferred, computer literate.
  • Skills-Mechanical, communication.
  • Abilities-Good attendance, guide teams/processes, ability to work alone.

The above job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

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.  Please apply at www.graphicpkg.com

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

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