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Title:  Lab Technician

Requisition ID:  10680-159

Louisville, CO, US, 80027

Category:  Research and Development
Travel:  No Travel Required

With supervision, the R&D Pilot Line Technician is responsible for processing pilot line manufacturing trials in a safe and timely manner with extremely high quality. Technician is also responsible for reviewing trial requests for accuracy and documenting all results of trials.


1) Reviews trial requests for accuracy, offers suggestions of modifications where needed.


2) Sets up equipment to execute trial requests. (Including but not limited to: Cutting area, Printing press, Extruder, Geometric Line, Straight line gluer, Window machine)


3) Documents all trial request results.


4) Identifies potential equipment needs and maintains pilot line equipment as necessary, including powered industrial vehicles.


5) Receives incoming materials/ships outgoing samples/pallets and maintains inventory control.


6) Participates in all safety related training activities, including SDS review and tracking documentation.

Required Skills

Qualified candidate will have at a minimum a High School diploma or equivalent (GED).  Candidate must be comfortable working with and around customers.


Ability to lift up to 40-50 lbs. Ability to work safely and effectively on/around large manufacturing equipment.  Communicates and works effectively and safely around sometimes dangerous chemicals and chemical environments.

Required Experience

10 years of experience operating and maintaining manufacturing equipment used in the packaging converting industry (printing presses, laminators, die-cutters/sheeters, folder/gluers).

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.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Denver

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