Title:  Cutting Operator Assistant

Requisition ID:  3312
Location: 

Marietta, GA, US, 30066

Department:  Hourly Plant & Mill (Except Maintenance Roles)
Travel:  No Travel Required

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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.

 

A World of Difference. Made Possible.

 

Primary Responsibilities and Skills:

 

  • Ensure information is communicated between shifts
  • Ensure Company Safety, Quality and Production standards are met
  • Maintenance duties include stooping under machinery, entering confined spaces and climbing ladders.
  • Ability to follow directions and work well in a team environment.
  • Ability to interpret and translate designs and documentation.
  • Thorough understanding of or the ability to quickly learn production equipment.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to troubleshoot, adjust, and debug to finalize majority of machine lines required in house or at the customers facility.
  • Thorough attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Thorough understanding of technical written (and verbal)
  • Basic computer and data entry skills.
  • Understanding of and the ability to abide by applicable OSHA and environmental regulations.
  • Visual color discrimination, the ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of colors.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision.
  • Good attendance
  • Strong leadership abilities

 

BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE:

  • Manufacturing experience preferred

 

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have excellent attendance, be able to work independently and be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

High School Diploma preferred, technical school education, or equivalent.

Heavy mechanical/operator level skills in a manufacturing environment.

Two years of related manufacturing focus experience in a converting facility or similar type preferred.

Must have knowledge of mechanical and pneumatic components.

Trained knowledge in mechanical assembly standards, engineering standards, or other applicable procedures and parts flow.

Experience working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

 

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

WORK SCHEDULE:

Frequent overtime is required.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Sitting, walking or standing, depending on changing job assignment, for extended periods.
  • Awkward and/or repetitive movements.
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Use of various hand and electrical tools and equipment.
  • Work in areas of fluctuating temperature.
  • Flexibility to work any shift.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts.  The employee is regularly exposed to dust, fumes, heat, cold, vibration, toxic conditions, and potential work hazards.

 

Personal Protective Equipment (hearing protection, safety glasses, safety shoes, gloves) is required.  Other PPE may be required for specific tasks,

 

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 Poster, EEO is the Law.


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