Title:  Machine Operator

Requisition ID:  18497-159

Shelbyville, IL, US, 62565

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

Machine Operator:

  • $1500 Retention Bonus for New Hires and Qualifying Rehires
  • Starting Wages $19.05
  • $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


Maintain operation of paper cup machines producing paper cups or tubs. Duties include: cleaning machines and surroundings, starting and stopping finishers, loading blanks on to finishers and loading bottom stock on to finishers.

Here’s What You Will Be Doing:

  • Starting/stopping machines,
  • Cleaning of the machine and department surroundings,
  • Loading paper stock,
  • Working in a safe manner,
  • Quality inspections
  • Operating various machines (set up, change over, maintain) to produce paper blanks, cups or plastic lids
  • Assist in other areas or perform other duties, as assigned.

Required Skills:

  • High School Diploma or GED (Preferred)
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and detail orientation.
  • Ability to perform the essential physical functions of the position, with or without accommodation.

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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