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Title:  Quality Technician (3rd shift)

Requisition ID:  18850-159

Pittston, PA, US, 18640

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

Test and inspect products at various stages of production process and compiles statistical data.  Determines and maintains quality and reliability of products by performing the checks per established guidelines.

Pull products for testing at specified stages in production process

Test product for variety of qualities such as new job setup parameters, visual inspection, destructive testing, and measurement of variables

Document quality problems through inspection records and machine adjustment notices.

Must perform both visual and physical checks on both cups and lids

Must be able to perform and use the following: stack height, Rim O.D., Rim thickness, cup height, bottom depth, caliper, moisture, dyne level, ink adhesion, rewetting, scratch resistant, poly adhesion, leak test, tilt test, color matching, basis weight, tear tests, bar code scanning

Responsible for basic data entry functions on a computer as required

Checking in new orders using check off sheets, M.O. sheets, schedules and filing away completed paperwork from completed orders

Keep accurate records of daily paperwork such as case counts, scrap reports or other essential paperwork

Do statistical process control checks and document data using S.P.C. guidelines

Disseminate color variations against approved color masters or artwork

Fill sample requests, randomly inspect all incoming materials, resin color, etc

Check with packers on each line to see if they are encountering quality problems

Assist in training new quality control technicians as required

Must be able to act as liaison between the quality control department and management

Any other duties that are assigned by supervision


Required Skills

High school education and some college and/or related experience required; Clerical and computer skills and

good verbal communication

Required to stand and walk around continuously for 12 hours

Requires near/far acuity, depth perception and color vision

Required to tear 80 paper cups at the seams and bottoms for approximately 20 minutes each hour

Pick up and empty leak tested cups for approximately 5 minutes every half-hour

Handle or feel objects, tools, or controls, reach with hands and arms 

Occasionally required to move and lift objects up to 40 pounds to shoulder level

Must be able to stoop, kneel, bend and squat.

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

skills required

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


Read a scale

Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited

standardization exists 

Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form









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

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.

Nearest Major Market: Scranton
Nearest Secondary Market: Wilkes Barre

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