Title:  Lid Operator

Requisition ID:  3513

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.




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





Responsible for complete operations of the extruder oven, former, trim press.


Must maintain good housekeeping, quality, and safety for themselves and others on the line.


Work sheet profile.


Grind up scrap.


Gap chrome rolls and set temperatures.


Set up oven profiles and adjust heats to maintain lid specs.


Set up all blenders.


Use lock-out/tag-out procedures.


Maintain quality of lids and extended sheet.


Responsible for all production paperwork.


Perform other duties assigned by plant manager, manager, supervisor, lead operator.


Roll changes on extruders.


Responsible for feed up and shut down of formers and trim press.


Awareness and knowledge of Control Point.


Experience operating a forklift.






High school education or GED equivalent, or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Exposure to manufacturing environment; loud noise; hearing protection required at times.


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

reach with hands and arms.


Good hand and eye coordination are essential.


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


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


Regularly push or pull a pallet jack with 1000-pound load.


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.





Read and write English; Ability to understand spreadsheets, charts and technical manuals; Good phone

skills required.


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


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 number, common fractions, and



Convert units of measure.


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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.

Nearest Major Market: Scranton
Nearest Secondary Market: Wilkes Barre