Title:  Cup Operator

Requisition ID:  20995-159

Pittston, PA, US, 18640

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.





Operate three automatic multiple operation cup forming machines that bend, punch, and roll forms to fabricate

paper cups.


Move pallets of pre cut cup forms to the cup forming machines and loads the blanks onto the machine feeder



Ensure that the correct product is being run on the machine.


Start machine, observes operation, and verifies the quality of the formed cup.


Perform quality checks on the cups through visual inspection, and tear testing. Completes the necessary



Practice good housekeeping.


Keep work area clean, including floors.


Check the oil levels and fills, using the correct oil, as necessary.


Move, preposition, and mount the bottom stock roll on the machine.


Ensure that the proper size product, and proper size bottom stock are being run on the



Brief the on coming operator on the status of the machine, product being run and any problems encountered

during the shift.


Perform other duties as assigned.


Obey all safety rules, regulations, and policies.


Required Skills

High school diploma or General Education degree (GED); one or more months related experience and/or

training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Regularly required to stand for long periods; use hands to finger, handle, or feel, objects, tools, or controls;

reach with hands and arms.


Good hand -eye coordination is essential.


Occasionally required to climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.


Must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


Regularly push or pull a pallet cart a with 1000 pounds load.


Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and normal color vision.


Work near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to extreme heat.


The noise level is usually loud.





Read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.


Write simple sentences.


Apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.


Deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.


Add, subtract, multiply, and divide, in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and


Required Experience

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. 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 Poster, EEO is the Law.

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