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Title:  Finishing Operator-Basket Packer

Requisition ID:  10533-159
Location: 

Perry, GA, US, 31069

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade: 

Job Description:

 

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. 

 

 

Position Summary:

  • Operate and maintain a basket case packer. The primary work schedule for the operator is a 12 hour rotating shift.   

 

Job Function: Job functions include, but are not limited to the following:

 

  • Understands that SAFETY comes first and is directly related to productivity.
  • Must be willing to participate in incident reviews, notifies leads / converting manager / supervisors of safety problems and enters notification/s into SAP system.
  • Complies with all company and department safety, training, quality, productivity and security procedures.
  • Ensures accuracy in recording of operator documentation involving all aspects of the assigned machine.  This includes production reports, specification verification, quality requirements (written and database), machine logbooks, checklists and SAP.
  • Monitor for inefficient operation and makes minor adjustments as necessary and/or notifies and assists (as needed) the gluer operator in resolution of such issues.
  • Understands glue monitoring and control systems on the case packer (including some minor gluer machine controls).
  • Understands and participates in the Standard Work system and takes full ownership of working environment.
  • Will show up for work 15 minutes prior to shift start time (6:45 AM/PM) to participate in shift meeting, unless otherwise directed by supervisor or converting manager.
  • Responsible for communicating through the gluer operator/leads / manager / supervisor to printing / cutting operators regarding quality issues with the printed and/or cut material.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor or converting manager.
  • Will assist in "breaking out" operators as needed. Understands and monitors the quality of product being produced and maintains per requirements.
  • Participates in lean manufacturing teams and contributes to the overall process improvement in a cross functional basis.
  • Ability to enter information into SAP, parts logs and utilize ei3 system.
  • Must be willing to complete all training required / pass task evaluations / document training / maintain certification
  • Understands company core values and participates in culture team / company-community projects / LEAN events.
  • Understands and adheres to Graphic Packaging International's Core Values of Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships and Teamwork.

Required Skills

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong mathematical skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Highly motivated, self-starter

 

 

  • High school diploma or equivalent GED Preferred
  • Work experience in manufacturing environment

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 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