Title:  Cup Packer

Requisition ID:  2715
Location: 

Pittston, PA, US, 18640

Department:  Hourly Plant & Mill (Except Maintenance Roles)
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.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

 

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

 

 

KEY FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Operate and pack cups from a cup packaging machine.

 

Check for quality of the product and ensures the product is packed into the proper corrugation.

 

Start cup-packaging machine and observes the operation to detect faulty bag sealing, proper lane sequencing,

and conveyor operation.

 

Remove sleeved cups from the machine and packs them into the proper corrugation.

 

Ensure the corrugation is properly labeled for the product that is coming from the cup-forming machine.

 

Inspect the cups for quality.

 

Notify the Operator/Lead Packer of any defects.

 

Ensure that all bags are properly sealed, prior to packing in the corrugation.

 

Check stack height of the sleeves.

 

Inspect contents of the sleeves to verify size, quantity, color, and brand of product.

 

Practice good housekeeping.

 

Keep area clean at all times.

 

Mount and threads the poly rolls through the machines.

 

Perform other duties as assigned by supervision.

 

 

 

Follow all safety rules, regulations, and policies.

 

 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

 

Less than high school. No prior experience necessary.

 

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

reach with hands and arms.

 

Good hand -eye coordination is essential.

 

Required to climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

 

Regularly push or pull cart up to 180 pounds.

 

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

 

Occasionally exposed to fumes, or dust.

 

Work near moving mechanical parts.

 

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

 

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

 

Write simple correspondence.

 

Effectively present information in one-on-one and small groups situations.

 

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 decimals.


Nearest Major Market: Scranton
Nearest Secondary Market: Wilkes Barre