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Title:  Graphics Coordinator

Requisition ID:  10939-159

Lumberton, NC, US, 28358

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade:  85

OPPORTUNITY:  We are a folding carton manufacturing operation seeking managerial candidates to join our team as a Graphics Coordinator.  We offer a wide array of benefits including, but not limited to, Paid Vacation & Holidays, optional Health, Dental, and Life Insurance, health spending accounts as well as 401-K with matching funds. Employees may voluntarily elect Pet Insurance, Home & Auto Insurance Programs, Purchasing Power, Tuition Reimbursement, AFLAC, Lifelock Identity Protection, and Hyatt Legal Services. Tobacco Cessation and Employee Assistance/Referral Program, Uniform Service, Safety Shoe, and Safety Prescription-Eyewear benefits are also available.   



To handle receiving, inspection and shipment of all production materials for GPI customers, under minimal supervision. To communicate with sales service, suppliers and the plants to meet the graphic specifications required by the customers. Position will provide assistance for department technical functions and maintain documentation. Maintain established/new vendor and or customer contacts.


Key Position Responsibilities: include but are not limited to the following:


  • Receive, analyze and ship production materials based on GPI needs and specifications
  • Communicate directly with suppliers to secure approved prepress materials


  • Communicate directly with all departments within the company to pass along production materials and written information necessary for the understanding of those materials
  • Maintain and update all corporate and department material databases
  • Perform job assembly and production and process Work Orders as they are made available
  • Processing of Graphics Requests as necessary
  • Maintain plant production schedules, communicate with production control
  • Strong computer foundation with the ability to manipulate digital graphic files
  • Good understanding of digital proofing, digital plate production and reading of CAD files
  • Follow up with suppliers and GPI plants working towards continuous improvement and updating of materials as needs arise
  • Filing, cleaning and general maintenance of all department equipment
  • Perform periodic after-hours cell phone support as required
  • Actively participate in roles vital to daily technical operations in the department
  • Research new product releases and contribute to implementation and training
  • Work with Sales, customers and vendors to ensure advanced projects proceed as expected
  • Create and publish documentation related to successful completion of implemented projects


Key Position Requirements:


Computer literacy with understanding of graphic production processes. A Bachelor’s Degree or Associates Degree with minimum 2 years work related experience and/or technical education is desired for this position. Must have strong organizational, writing and verbal communication skills with a strong attention to detail. 


Physical/Mental Requirements:


Must have the ability to lift and carry packages and graphic arts supplies. Must have good color vision. Must be able to work with little supervision, make decisions and expedite necessary actions to maintain workflows. Must be able to respond to company needs after scheduled hours in support of production.





  • Action Oriented / Drive for Results
  • Customer Focus
  • Functional / Technical Skills
  • Planning and Priority Setting
  • Problem Solving
  • Composure
  • Decision Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Timely Decision Making
  • Approachability
  • Managerial Courage
  • Written Communication
  • Ethics and Values
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Process Management



Required Experience

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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