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Title:  Machine Operator

Requisition ID:  14124-159

Shelbyville, IL, US, 62565

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required




If you are looking for an excellent career with great benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k and more) and an opportunity to make a global impact, Graphic Packaging International is looking for you! Our locally owned company has been in business for over 100 years, and we are one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world’s most recognized brands and we are looking for people to be part of our team!

 Here’s What You Will Be Doing:

  • Industry Leading Wages $17.82/Hour, plus Extra $1/Hour Shift Differential for Night Shift!!
  • Operating various machines (set up, change over, maintain) to produce paper blanks, cups or plastic lids
  • 12 Hour shifts working alternately (36) and (48) hour weeks. A/B shifts work from 7 am to 7 pm. C/D shifts work from 7 pm to 7 am.
  • Taking your career to the next level while learning valuable trade skills, preparing for a comfortable retirement
  • Working in a safe clean environment
  • Performing essential functions of the job: standing for long periods, push/pull depending on job (heavy carts ^1900 pounds – 2 man job), Lifting up to 100 lbs. to a height of 3 ft. (2-person job), twisting, turning, bending, and working in hot and cold environments

Required Skills

Why You Would Be Perfect for This Job:

  • 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 with a great work ethic
  • You’re mechanically inclined
  • You’re 18 years of age or older
  • One year of previous machine operation experience is preferred but not required!
  • No high school diploma/GED…NO PROBLEM!!
  • You want to make a difference in the World. Become a part of our Social Responsibility and Environmental Sustainability Initiatives



QUESTIONS?  CONTACT US AT 217-774-2176 ext. 245



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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