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Title:  Packer (1st, 2nd & 3rd shifts) NEW RATES UP TO $17.00 hour!!!

Requisition ID:  13970-159

Pittston, PA, US, 18640

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required


Operate and pack cups and/or Lids from a packaging machine.

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

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

 and conveyor operation.

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

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

 Inspect the prduct 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 Skills

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

 Occasionally push or pull a pallet jack with 1000 pounds 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 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.

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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