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Title:  Web Offset Press Operator

Requisition ID:  12204-159

Perry, GA, US, 31069

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

Position Summary:  To monitor all aspect of the printing process.


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

  • Complies with all company and department safety, quality, productivity and security procedures.
  • Ensures accuracy and compliance of operator documentation involving all aspects of the assigned machines.  This includes production reports, specification verification, quality requirements, machine logbooks and checklists.
  • Monitors and adjusts print register and side to side alignment.
  • Monitors special work assignments of team members as introduced by department manager and supervisors.
  • Leads activities of crew and provides job instruction and training for all employees.
  • Communicates all machine and department issues effectively to department manager and supervisors and presents data-based solutions in keeping with Continuous Improvement Objectives.
  • Monitors carton and print quality.  Uses AVT system to monitor quality of carton.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by department manager.
  • Will assist in "breaking out" Unwind, and Ink Tech as needed.
  • Follow quality procedures to include: ink density, Delta e and color.
  • Understands and monitors the 5S system and takes full ownership of working environment.
  • Sets up AVT system on all job changes.
  • Change out modules.
  • Leads make-ready activities.
  • Change doctor blades and seals.
  • Monitors line speed.
  • Lays out print deck to graphic lay down sequence and prepares press accordingly.
  • Monitors ink blade pressure and leaks.
  • Troubleshoots all printing and press related issues.  Notifies other resources as necessary in a timely manner to minimize press downtime.
  • Culls waste material, bad product bands scrap waste pallets and transfers them.
  • Fills out Flint envelops for all ink related problems.
  • Completes preventative maintenance on equipment to include: oiling, greasing and cleaning.
  • Records preventative maintenance activities into SAP.

Required Skills

  • Must be willing to accept training and feedback as needed (for compliance with job requirements).
  • Ability to communicate effectively in order to establish a strong working relationship with all team members.
  • Must be able to visually identify quality issues.

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.

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