Title:  Press Operator (Night Shift 12 Hour Continuous Ops)

Requisition ID:  728
Location: 

Pineville, NC, US, 28134

Department:  Manufacturing & Operations
Travel:  No Travel Required

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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.

 

PRINTING PRESS OPERATOR JOB SUMMARY:   To lead the press crew in the everyday operation of the press, to ensure that we get make-readies and runs in the most efficient manner possible to achieve top quality production. They understand and align business operations and the Department as he/she executes their role to exceed customer expectations and align with GPI business, cultural, financial and operational objectives.

 

Primary Responsibilities are, but not limited to the following:

  • Train new crew members
  • Make sure production order is checked for quality.
  • Check internal register.
  • Maintain and check color using densitometer.
  • Side guide and sheet checked for register jump.
  • Make sure die numbers, copy, and code numbers are checked.
  • Ensure recordkeeping.
  • Make sure all materials from previous job are removed before beginning new run.
  • Notify supervisor of any problems with press, ink, board, plates, or personnel
  • Other duties assigned.

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have excellent attendance, be able to work independently and be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

 

COLOR MANAGEMENT

Must be able to identify color.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

 

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

RCRA TRAINING:

Must complete RCRA Training to be able to properly handle any hazardous waste made within the printing process.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

 

WORK SCHEDULE:

Employees are required to work 12-hour (2-2-3) schedules including weekends.

Occasional overtime is required to include 10 – 12-hour shifts)

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to move in a pushing and pulling motion when helping change loads; frequently required to climb on and off the press platform; continuously required to work above ground on top of the press; frequently required to bend, crouch, stoop, kneel, and twist while washing blankets, and checking wheels; required to crawl when setting wheels; occasionally required to reach when replacing wheels; and frequently required to use eye, hand and foot coordination  when making load change.  Hand coordination is required of both hands for simple grasping.          

The employee must not be colorblind.

 

The employee is frequently required to lift under 10 pounds and between 50 to 75 pounds.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable

accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.                                 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts.  The employee is regularly exposed to dust, fumes, vibration, toxic conditions, powder spray, heat, cold, and potential work hazards from the dryers.

 

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

 

Personal Protective Equipment (hearing protection, safety glasses, safety shoes, hairnet) is required.  Other PPE may be required for specific tasks,


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