Title:  PreMake Ready

Requisition ID:  4530

Perry, GA, US, 31069

Department:  Hourly Plant & Mill (Except Maintenance Roles)
Travel:  No Travel Required

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.


A World of Difference. Made Possible.


Pre-Make Ready (Beckart)

This position’s duties include cleaning cylinders and other ink transferring equipment to support the Printing Presses as the internal customer. Additional responsibilities also include operating and maintaining the Beckart waste water treatment system within Local, State and Federal environmental compliance for treated water release. Assisting the Flexo Plate Room and cross training to a minimal level is also required.


Primary Responsibilities are, but not limited to the following:

  • Daily support of all presses through review of printing schedules.
  • Assist in area process improvement activities; identify and complete assigned projects while maintaining 5 S requirements for the area.
  • Accurately inventory, clean, measure and maintain Anilox supplies along with operation of the Flexowash equipment.
  • Produce daily batches through the Beckart system within specification.
  • Support and cross train across the Flexo Plate Room task.
  • Training associates in the operational and test procedures.
  • Non-conforming material (both supplier and plant generated) analysis & opportunity improvement
  • Manage test equipment maintenance and calibration activities
  • Participates on shift safety committees and conducts STOP audits as required.
  • Maintain good housekeeping and safety practices in the area.
  • Insures all equipment and tools are maintained and serviced when needed through SAP notifications.
  • Assures all SOP’s are accurate and followed accordingly.
  • Must be able to work any shift and work overtime with short notice.


An individual in this position must be able to learn and demonstrate the following skills:

  • Good organization skills.
  • Able to multi-task with ease.
  • Ability to support internal customer (Printing Presses)


Job Requirements:

  • Manufacturing experience.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Work experience in manufacturing environment
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong mathematical skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Highly motivated, self-starter


Essential Job Functions include the following:

  • 12 Hour Shift
  • 3-2-2-3 Schedule
  • Physical demands
    • Constant bending and stooping
  • Working environment
    • Must be able to work in an environment that is dusty, noisy, hot and humid. 

Applications will only be considered with resume.


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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.

Nearest Major Market: Warner Robins
Nearest Secondary Market: Macon