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Title:  Operator Assistant (Finishing)

Requisition ID:  10676-159

Phoenixville, PA, US, 19460

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

Join our growing global team as an Operator Assistant at our Phoenixville, PA plant!

In this role, you will work alongside experienced Finishing Operators working on state of the art gluing machines in a faced paced manufacturing environment!

In this position you will have the opportunity to put your skills to work and move up quickly in your skills and compensation!

Some duties include:

  • Reviewing and perform quality checks for damage and non-conforming product
  • Performing fast paced duties to ensure machines are fully loaded and properly operational
  • Performing in-Process inspections by visually inspecting cartons as they are loaded into the machine.
  • Assisting the Operator in running quality cartons to customer specifications at the fastest possible speed.
  • Visually inspecting cartons before feeding to ensure that the proper item is being fed and that there are no noticeably defective cartons being fed.
  • Performing checks for all defects, damaged cartons, and mixing. .
  • Facilitating proper positioning of cartons in the feed hopper by fanning out or pre-breaking scores as necessary to ensure that cartons are being pulled through feed properly.
  • Reporting unsafe conditions to the Operator, Department Manager, or Management Team.
  • Assisting Operators during machine down time for clean-up and resolution

Apply TODAY! We are scheduling interviews quickly and extending offers FAST!

Required Skills

  • Must be able to work in a fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Possess a consistent safety first state of mind 
  • Must be quality conscious and customer oriented.
  • Ability to perform basic manufacturing functions such as:
    • Lifting 40- 50 pounds
    • Standing 8-12 hours/day
    • Repetitive bending, lifting, pushing and pulling

Required Experience:

  • High School equivalent/GED
  • 2 - 5 years of manufacturing experience in manufacturing required.
  • Lean Manufacturing / Six Sigma continuing education preferred.

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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