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Title:  Sheeter Operator

Requisition ID:  19370-159

Kingston Springs, TN, US, 37082

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

Entry Level position.  3-2-2-3 shift.  Every other weekend off!  

$1,500 sign on bonus 

Full benefits, including excellent 401(k)


POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for supporting the printing department by providing accurate quality and quantity of board stock for production jobs. Sheeter is responsible for moving large paper reams on an occasional basis.

   JOB FUNCTIONS: Job functions include, but are not limited to the following: 

  • Reviews material requisitions and produces sheets according to specifications such as caliper, roll width and board grade requested.
  • Inspect incoming raw material board for shipping damage and wet stock and report damage to Department Manager.
  • Adjust cutting blade as necessary to produce a clean cut, ream cut jobs as needed and operator the core-cutter.
  • Perform quality checks and maintain documentation, including completion of production and hourly management reports.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on equipment and be able to diagnose, trouble shoot equipment by early detection and sound of machine while in operation.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment.
  • Complies with all company and department safety, quality, productivity, and security procedures.
  • Ensures total quality of the job while in operation, performs quality checks and accurate documentation.
  • Maintains the machine and area in accordance with the standard operation procedures.
  • May be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned.

Required Skills

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals and follow instructions.
  • Ability to inspect roll stock for defects in grain of paper stock and/or damage to the rolls.
  • Ability to measure tolerances and adhere to job specifications.
  • Ability to operate a pallet jack to move material.
  • Highly motivated, self-starter with strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to frequently lift or carry 10 to 25 pounds.
  • Ability to regularly stand and use hands to fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. Frequently required to reach with hands and arms and occasionally required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Must be able to work 12-hour shifts on alternate days with rotating weekends off.
  • Must be flexible; able to work other shifts, overtime and weekends when needed.

Required Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent GED preferred
  • Work experience in manufacturing environment
  • Previous experience as an operator working with high-speed equipment (preferred)
  • SAP experience (preferred)

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

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 Poster, EEO is the Law.

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