Title:  Feeder-Packer

Requisition ID:  19649-159

Memphis, TN, US, 38104

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required



 To pack folded and glued cartons or flat packed cartons according to the packing specification provided in the Finishing job bag.  To periodically visually inspect handfuls of glued cartons for Printing, Cutting or Gluing defects and report those defects to the machine Operator.  Feed folder/gluer as instructed and visually inspected for any quality defects.  Apply ISO and SQF principles and techniques effectively. 




  1. Pack cartons into the specified corrugated and labeled cases per the packing specification. 
  1. Inspect cartons for defects and report defects to the machine operator. 
  1. Place a tag at the beginning of the compression belt at a machine stop. 
  1. To remove any glued and tagged cartons at a machine stop. 
  1. To ensure the area around the glue machine is cleared of all cartons once a job is completed and the cartons taken to the bins or baler. 
  1. Assist in labeling cases. 
  1. Make sure the case count is correct to the specification. 
  1. Initial each case packed with their initials. 
  1. Ensures that the layer and divider boards used are correct to the specification. 
  1. Feed folder/gluer as required 
  1. Perform other related duties as directed by the Plant Manager. 




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

Items lifted/carried – boxes – some in strained positions. 


Maximum weight lifted/carried                             - 5 - 40 lbs. 

Maximum weight lifted/carried frequently         - 5 - 40 lbs. 

Maximum weight lifted/carried frequently          - 5 - 40 lbs. 


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


Maximum weight pushed/pulled                              - 5 - 40 lbs. of force 

Maximum weight pushed/pulled frequently           -5 - 40 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 - occasionally  up and down ladders, stairs and ramps. 

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

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

Kneeling - occasionally  bending knees or coming to rest on knees. 

Crawling - occasionally  moving about on hands and knees. 


Activity & Duration – Left and Right Hand 


Simple reach upward – occasionally  reaching up within normal range. 

Simple reach outward – frequent reaching out within normal range. 

Extended reach outward – frequent 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. 

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

Talking – Frequent required to express ideas through the spoken word (English) 









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






  1. Reasonable care needed to prevent minor injuries to others. 
  1. 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, 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 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 Poster, EEO is the Law.

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