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Title:  Finishing Operator

Requisition ID:  19154-159

Omaha, NE, US, 68137

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

JOB SUMMARY: The Finishing Operator supports the team to deliver results in Safety, Quality, and Productivity for the Finishing Department.


  • Overall responsiblity for the safety, quality, and productivity of Finishing department.
  • Observes company safety rules and complies with safety practices.
  • Ensures that product quality, production efficiencies, and scrap rates meet or exceed established standards.
  • Actively supports and uses quality control procedures (including SAP) that are in place.
  • Notifies management of potential problems and offers solutions to same.
  • Prepares accurate production, inventory, and material usage reports.
  • Ensures paperwork is filled out correctly
  • Displays work habits that set example for peers
  • Trains new employees in proper operating procedures
  • Performs general housekeeping functions in assigned areas
  • Responsible for compliance with all facility food safety, food defense, and quality policies and procedures including product safety (GMPs)/Sanitation policies and procedures. Employee must continually work to promote the orderliness and cleanliness of their work area in support of AIB/5S and other company standards.          
  • Must be supportive of GPI’s Mission, Vision, and Core Values (Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Responsibility, and Teamwork).
  • Must be supportive and involved in GPI efforts for LEAN, 5S, Six Sigma and other Continuous Improvement programs and processes
  • Strives to clearly understand customer requirements and delivers results to meet or exceed customer expectations
  • Ability and responsibility to stop any process that is not meeting safety requirements
  • Performs all other duties as assigned

Required Skills


• Manufacturing experience preferred
• Mechanical/technical aptitude
• Entry Level Computer skills 

Required Experience

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: • Sitting or standing, depending on changing job assignment, for extended periods. • Awkward and/or repetitive movements. • Routine Lifting up to 20 lbs. • Occasional Lifting up to 50 lbs. • Standing, walking, lifting (up to 50 lbs.) carrying (up to 50 lbs.), pushing, pulling, reaching, handling, visual acuity (Near and Far). • Inside conditions, extremes of heat (up to 100 degrees in the summer), humidity, noise (from production machinery; must wear hearing protection in the Finishing area). • Must be able to speak, read and write English. Working knowledge of finishing machine (gluer). Mechanical aptitude. • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices. • Use of various hand and electrical tools and equipment.

SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS: • Schedules are up to 8 or 12-hour shifts on alternate days with rotating weekends off. However, employees must have the ability to work alternate schedules and overtime that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so. • Some Departments/Jobs may run a M-F 8-hour Shift Schedule. • Must be willing and able to work overtime.

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

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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Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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