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Title:  Die Cutting Assistant

Requisition ID:  19234-159

Marietta, GA, US, 30066

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required


Feeder/Helper under the direction of the Lead Operator and/or Operator, assists in operation of die cutters including press makeready, running, load and unload, maintenance, safety, housekeeping, quality control, production, stripping of waste from product, packaging of goods and baling of waste. Apply QMS principles and techniques effectively.




  1. Follow instruction and schedule of production as directed by Lead Operator and/or supervisor.
  2. Assist in press makereadies when possible becoming proficient to perform in absence of Operator or Lead Operator.
  3. Load paper or board stock from transport skid to machine feed platform. Unload finished skids from machine.
  4. Attend machine during operation to ensure continuous production of acceptable quality of work. Refer all problems or questions to Operator or Lead Operator.
  5. Strip trim waste from product.
  6. Remove trim waste to baler and/or bale waste as required.
  7. Perform other related duties as directed by Operator and/or supervisor.




Lifting and Carrying – required continuously throughout the work day at an average pace.

Items lifted/carried – machine parts, die chase, pallets.


Maximum weight lifted/carried                             - 51 - 100 lbs.

Maximum weight lifted/carried frequently         - 51 - 50 lbs.

Maximum weight lifted/carried continuously     - 21 - 50 lbs.



Pushing and Pulling – required continuously throughout the work day at an average pace.

Items pushed/pulled – pallets of stock utilizing a hand jack.


Maximum weight pushed/pulled                              - 51 - 100 lbs. of force

Maximum weight pushed/pulled frequently          -51 - 100 lbs. of force

Maximum weight pushed/pulled continuously      -51 - 100 lbs. of force



* Occasional  - up to 1/3 of normal work day

   Frequent     - 1/3 to 2/3 of normal work day

   Continuous – 2/3 to a full work day




Activity &  Duration


Walking  - frequently  about on foot

Climbing - occasional  up and down ladders, stairs and ramps.

Stooping - frequently   bending downward and forward by bending the spine at the waist.

Crouching - frequently  bending downward and forward by bending legs and spine.


Activity & Duration – Left and Right Hand


Simple reach upward – occasionally  reaching up within normal range.

Extended reach upward – occasional reaching up exceeding normal range.

Simple reach outward – frequent reaching out within normal range.

Extended reach outward – occasional reaching out exceeding normal range.

Simple grasp – frequent grasping without pressure (no fingering).

Firm grasp – frequent grasping with pressure (no fingering).

Fingering – frequent manipulating objects with fingers only.

Machine hand controls – frequently  using handles, knobs, or levers.






Activity & Duration


Far vision – Frequent required to see object clearly beyond 20 feet.

Near vision – Frequent required to see objects clearly within 20 inches.

Depth Perception – Frequent required to judge distances and relationships between objects


Field vision – Frequent required to see an area up and down or left and right with eyes fixed on

            one point.

Color vision – Frequent required to identify and distinguish color.

Hearing – Frequent required to perceive the nature of sounds by ear.

Talking – Frequent required to express ideas through the spoken word.

Feeling – Frequent perceiving attributes of objects – size, shape, texture.




  1. Read, write, add, subtract, multiply and divide- understand implied instructions.




  1. Special precautions necessary to prevent lost-time accidents to others.
  2. Read, understand, and follow all safety rules and practices. Report hazards, unsafe conditions, and unsafe actions.


ATTENDANCE REQUIRMENTS:    Regular attendance is required.




  1. Fair working conditions exist due to the manufacturing processes, but only one or two continuously present – dirt, lint, odors, heat.


Because of the changes which may occur in manufacturing processes, methods, or because of quality and productivity requirements, management reserves the right to add to, alter or change the duties and responsibilities of the job.

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

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.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta