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Title:  Finishing Helper

Requisition ID:  10447-159

Portland, OR, US, 97217

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade: 

We currently have immediate openings for a career-minded individual to join our team as a Finishing Helper. This is a great opportunity to start a career with a company invested in your success. The position will be active in developing a culture of an incident-free workplace, continuous improvement, and results-orientated success. The plant is a 24/7 operation. Successful applicants must be available to work all shifts and overtime.


Job requirements:

  • 18 years or older
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Able and willing to work all days and shifts, including weekends, holidays, and mandatory overtime
  • Able to work 8 or 12 hours as required plus overtime
  • Able to work days, swing, or night shift based on seniority
  • Able to work weekends 
  • Able to work holidays as needed
  • Pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check
  • Pass post-offer physical
  • Manufacture packaging materials with a high-speed web process
  • Hand pack products for shipment
  • Maintain consistent quality
  • Perform basic assembly
  • Perform repetitive tasks in an assembly setting
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Use standing fork truck to place pallets onto warehouse train for pickup


Skills that would be a plus:

  • Experience with Flexo printing or paper converting
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment


Hourly Rate:

  • $17.16/hour


Shift Differential:

12-hour shift schedule

  • $0.40/hour Day shift
  • $0.90/hour Nights


8-hour shift schedule

  • $0.30/hour Swing shift
  • $0.40/hour Nights


12-Hour Shift Schedule part of the year and 8 Hour Shift Schedule part of the year:


12-hour shift schedule


  • Days 6:30 am to 6:30 pm shift pattern of 2-2-3
  • Nights 6:30 pm to 6:30 pm shift pattern of 4-3-3-4


8-hour shift schedule:

  • Days 6:30 am to 2:30 pm
  • Swing 2:30 pm to 10:30 pm
  • Nights 10:30 pm to 6:30 pm



  • AWPPW (Association of Western Pulp and Paper Workers)



  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Other: 401(k), Life Insurance/AD&D/A&S, Employee Assistance Program, Gym Membership Discount, Pet Insurance, Home & Auto Insurance Programs, Purchasing Power, Aflac, Lifelock Identity Protection, and Hyatt Legal Services. Tobacco Cessation and Employee Assistance/Referral Program, Safety Shoe, and Safety Prescription-Eyewear benefits are also available. 


We are looking for people to help grow our culture to create an incident-free workplace, using standard work practices to drive out waste and continuously improve equipment reliability all aimed at reducing costs to support our business viability. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.


All qualified applicants will be screened via a testing process. Post-offer, all candidates must pass a drug screen, physical and criminal background check.


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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