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Title:  Operator (Finishing Folder/Gluer)

Requisition ID:  13713-159
Location: 

Norwalk, OH, US, 44857

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

The Folder/Gluer Operator is responsible for overseeing the set-up and operations of the Folder/Gluer in the finishing department. This includes general and preventative maintenance on machines, make-ready, running, wash-up, safety, quality assurance, production, housekeeping, and coordination of work and training of operators, feeders, and packers. Ideal candidate will be proficient in Straight Line, Auto-Bottoms and/or 4/corner Tray set-ups.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Operate and maintain the machinery in a proper and efficient manner to achieve acceptable quality.
  2. Set-up and adjust all machinery.
  3. Perform general and preventative maintenance on all machines.
  4. Train operators and feeders and packers in the operation and maintenance of machinery.
  5. Assist maintenance mechanic in repairs of the equipment.
  6. Coordinate and assist in carrying out instructions of daily schedules to complete all work in a timely manner.
  7. Maintain accurate records of material used or spoiled. Assist operators in maintaining this data.
  8. Participate in any tasks necessary to allow for continuous operation of the process.
  9. Follow all Plant Safety rules and maintain a safe working environment.
  10. Monitor the level of quality in the products being produced.
  11. Other job duties as assigned.
  12. Must be willing to work overtime as needed.

 Additional Responsibilities:

  1. Collect Statistical Process Control (SPC) Data as required.
  2. Participate in Continuous Process Improvement Activities as required.

Required Skills

Basic math, reading and writing skills are required to perform this job. Mechanical aptitude is required.  Good verbal communications required to effectively relay information.  Must be willing to work in a fast paced, team oriented environment.


Required Experience

Manufacturing experience required, preferably in finishing or a related industry.




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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Nearest Secondary Market: Mansfield

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