Title:  Lead - Inline Operator - 3rd shift

Requisition ID:  21670-159

New Albany, IN, US, 47150

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

Inline Operator

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 are 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 seventy 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 would love to hear from you. Learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.

 Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.

 SUMMARY:  Leads and supports team members. Also, as a team lead you will perform manual and machine operator tasks related to the set-up, maintenance, and operations of a Web Press Flexographic Printer with Die Cutter.


JOB FUNCTIONS: Job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Continually promotes and demonstrates safe work behaviors. Reinforces safety procedures during training and team meetings providing training if needed.
  • Make-ready, adjust and run job as efficiently as possible to meet safety and productivity standards.
  • Prep rolls for machine, keep ink full in machine, make adjustments to web feed as needed.
  • Examine job order to determine quantity to be cut, stock specifications and special die cutting instructions.
  • Examine cutting dies for visual defects and apply correcting solution to repair minor defects.
  • Make necessary adjustments to ensure quality.
  • Ensure information is communicated between shifts.
  • Ensure Company Safety, Quality and Production standards are met.
  • Perform proper and required maintenance as well as cleaning of Inline machines.
  • Must input information into computer for proper tracking of inventory and waste.
  • Occasional squatting and kneeling for cleaning and clearing jams.
  • Leads and supports employee process improvement teams to conduct problem solving to driving down to root cause solutions.
  • Leads and supports employee process improvement teams to develop, present, and drive through problem solutions.
  • Validates training for each position prior to promotion.
  • Performs tower maintenance duties.
  • Operates equipment as required.
  • Completes shift reporting as directed.


Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated based on 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.


Required Skills

  • Basic computer skills, data entry
  • Ability to lead team members in a safe and productive way.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision, understand technical written (and verbal) instructions, set- up the die cutter, and carry out instructions.
  • Skills – Mechanical, technical, communication
  • Abilities – good attendance, able to motivate other team members and participate in teams and processes.
  • Must be able to work third shift 11:00 pm to 7:00 am
  • Must be able to lift at least 35 lbs.
  • Must be able to push/pull 45 lbs.



Nearest Major Market: Louisville

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