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Title:  Ink Mixer - Printing (Night Shift)

Requisition ID:  19071-159

Shelbyville, IL, US, 62565

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

Ink Mixer - Printing:

  • $1500 Retention Bonus for New Hires and Qualifying Rehires
  • Starting At $18.94/Hour Plus an Extra $1/Hour Shift Differential for Night Shift
  • No Mandatory Overtime on Scheduled 48 Hour Work Weeks
  • Benefits Start on the 1st Of the Month Following Your Start Date

Job Summary:
Ensure use of high-quality ink with the right color, passing the PMs color matching book. Duties also include ensuring enough ink is prepared and properly sequenced and staged to ensure completion of scheduled jobs; mixing inks; and proper staging of inks on the press, and storage of inks.

Description of Job Tasks:

  • Perform all duties in a safe and orderly manner.
  • Actively engaged, involved, and current in SWO process; Participate in safety meetings and safety tours.
  • Ensure production of products consistent with established food safety, sanitation and quality standards.
  • Mix ink.
  • Proof ink (correct, strengthen or rebuild drums with work-off ink).
  • Correct ink toning problems on the press.
  • Copy colors from print releases.
  • Stage jobs in staging area.
  • Properly store ink, weighing it on the dispenser scales.
  • Help reschedule board.
  • As shipments of drums are delivered, receive it to the dispenser computer.
  • Change out the dispenser ink drums when they are empty.
  • Ensure work areas are maintained in a clean and orderly manner.
  • Once qualified, instruct and train other operators.
  • Manage workload as necessary to ensure production requirements are met.
  • Complete shut-down and start-up procedure, as necessary.
  • Communicate with oncoming shift to ensure continuity of production, quality and safety.
  • Fulfill overtime requirements necessary to ensure production requirements are met.
  • Perform miscellaneous duties, as assigned.
  • Assist in other areas or perform other duties, as assigned.

Experience/Skills Required:

  • Must be 18 years’ old
  • Solid computer skills.
  • Basic math skills (decimal & metric system) including multiply/divide/fractions/volumetric measurement.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and detail orientation.
  • Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to follow verbal or written instructions.
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to perform the essential physical functions of the position, with or without accommodation. This includes: Standing and/or walking for extended periods of time, up to 12-hours; Lifting up to 50 lbs. to a height of 4 feet; Visual acuity and depth perception; Working in various temperatures & humidity levels.

Required Experience

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. 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: Decatur

Job Segment: Night, Operations