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Title:  Sheeter Operator

Requisition ID:  16432-159

Omaha, NE, US, 68137

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

JOB SUMMARY: The person who occupies this position is responsible for daily operations of sheeting equipment by following the current control plan specifications and matrix requirements.


  • Job functions include but are not limited to the following.
  • The following is a list of specific duties which are considered the essential functions of this job. The list is not exhaustive, as all positions at the Company are dynamic.
  • The employee who occupies this position is expected to assume any/all duties assigned by management irrespective of whether such duties are specifically included in this list.
  • Work within and adhere to GPI's core values of Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships and Teamwork.
  • Provides accurate quality and quantity of board stock for production job in 12-hour shift.
  • Reviews material requisitions and produces sheets according to specifications such as caliper, roll width and board grade requested.
  • Inspect incoming raw material board for shipping damage and wet stock and report to Department Manager.
  • Responsible to adjust cutting blades das necessary to produce clean cut, ream cut jobs as needed, and operate core cutter to perform quality checks.
  • Able to diagnose, trouble shoot equipment by early detection and sound of machine while in operation.
  • Responsible to replace new paper reams and performs quality inspections.
  • Responsible for entering rolls into production report as well as reconciling sheeted material, to insure proper inventory control.
  • Responsible for checks for proper size, job number, customer name, stock type and caliper.
  • Responsible for all make readies, change overs, back side printing on equipment.
  • Responsible for housekeeping, maintenance, work orders, belt replacement etc.
  • Must be able to obtain fork truck certification.


  • Manufacturing experience preferred
  • Must have physical coordination to operate forklift.
  • Sheeting and/or paper board experience preferred but not required.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Knowledge of basic machinery, tools, equipment, basic computer knowledge, and fork truck experience preferred.


  • Schedules are 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.
  • Must be willing and able to work overtime.


  • Standing, walking, lifting (up to 40 lbs. without assistance and up to 100 lbs. with assistance), carrying (same as lifting), pushing (empty pallets onto sheeter), pulling (loaded pallets from sheeter), stooping, bending, reaching, handling (removing sheeted material), ability to communicate with supervisor.
  • While sheeter is running, position requires physical ability to remove pallet from sheeter with the use of a fork truck.
  • Requires physical ability to lift and carry ink buckets (up to 35 lbs.).
  • Requires lifting stacks of sheets (20-30 lbs.) from one pallet onto another.
  • Requires physical ability to frequently climb stairs.
  • Requires moving rolls up to 5000-7500 lbs. using an easy mover to assist operator.
  • Inside Conditions (sheeting area is not climate controlled) noise (from sheeting equipment), vibration, odors, dust, etc.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Work in areas of fluctuating temperature.

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 EEO is the Law Poster.

Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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