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Title:  Machine Operator

Requisition ID:  11910-159

Shelbyville, IL, US, 62565

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


We help feed the world!  Our packaging helps transport and distribute food and beverages around the globe.

We are environmentally conscience.  We convert over a million tons of waste paper into new packaging every year!  We strive toward renewable energy.  Company-wide, 62% of our energy is from renewable resources.  Each year we plant thousands of trees and continually promote environmental awareness.

We love our community!  Each year we donate time and money to local organizations.  We promote our children’s education and activities.  We strive to help those in need.

…and we need you to help make it all happen!


Here’s What You Will Be Doing While Helping to Feed the World:


  • Starting a career with a strong, stable and growing company
  • Making that money! Above average wages!  Up to $18.22/hour!
  • Working in a clean and safe environment
  • Operating various machines, producing paper cups
  • Working 12 hour shifts (4 crews – 2 day crews, 2 night crews) in a clean & safe environment
  • Learning valuable trade skills while preparing for a comfortable retirement
  • Applying your current knowledge and skills to help GPI remain an industry leader

Required Skills

Why You Would Be Perfect for This Job:

  • You want to make a difference and be an essential worker!
  • You want to make a good salary and provide for your family!
  • You like learning new things and working in a fast paced environment!
  • You’re an awesome team player,18 years old or older, with a great work ethic!
  • You know your way around hand tools and have at least 1-year factory experience!
  • You’ve earned a high school diploma OR your GED!!



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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