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Title:  Printing Operator Feeder

Requisition ID:  12230-159

Irvine, CA, US, 92606

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

To Feed Press Sheets at the feed station of a Sheetfed Offset Press with minimum trips. To ensure that the proper Ink, Coatings are being used. To properly track all paper that is consumed for a given job. To ensure that all un-used paper is return to warehouse. Feeder must also report any un-safe acts to Pressmen or Lead Pressmen on his shift. Must be able to troubleshoot any feed station or paper related issues. Must assist the Pressmen during Make-readies, Keep Press at 5S Standards. Plus other duties assigned by Pressmen or Pressroom Lead. Must be willing to learn other aspects of Press Operations.

Required Skills

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Must follow all GPI Safety Rules and Procedures
  • Must be able to achieve and maintain GPI Quality Standards
  • Must be able to Set-Up and Operate Feed Stations on all Sheetfed Presses
  • Must be able to Assist in all Make-Ready Functions.
  • Must be able to Follow Directions
  • Must be able to Train New Members in the Pressroom.
  • Must be able to work with Minimal Supervision
  • Must be able to Troubleshoot Press Feeding issues and resolve.
  • Must be willing to learn the Radius System.
  • Must keep Press Department Leads and Manager informed of needed machine repairs.
  • Must follow ALL department procedures
  • All other duties as assigned


Required Experience



High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Minimum of  3 mo. Printing Experience


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.


Must complete RCRA Training to be able to properly handle any hazardous waste made within the printing process.

Part IV – Physical Requirements


  • 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.

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.

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.

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

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