Title:  Utility Packer

Requisition ID:  17114-159

Shelbyville, IL, US, 62565

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

Utility Packer:

  • $1500 Retention Bonus for New Hires and Qualifying Rehires
  • Starting At $18.53
  • Benefits Start on the 1st Of the Month Following Your Start Date


Safely ensures that plastic lids are correctly packed in KD’s (boxes) and placed on conveyor according to customer specifications and quality standards.  Duties also include: plastic lid inspection, ensuring proper count and packing of lids in poly bags and cases, preparation of KD’s (boxes), housekeeping of the pack station area, ensures automated packing tasks are completed appropriately while working in a safe manner by obeying all safety rules.


Cases, poly bags, broom, tape, KD’s, KD labels, label moistener, waste containers, stampers and stamp pad, bag taper, conveyor, grinding carts, quality check sheets, felt markers, dust pan, and lid gauge.


High School Diploma or GED preferred, but not required.


  • 1-2 years previous manufacturing experience preferred
  • Well-developed communications and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a high paced and multi-taking environment
  • Maintains positive team environment
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and highly detail oriented
  • Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision


  • Change clock number and date on stamper and then stamp KD’s
  • Count and adjust tape on trays
  • Fill out quality check sheets and perform a quality check every 3 hours
  • Mark, bag, and tape plastic lids, then place into correct case
  • Remove KD from stand
  • Open and position new KD on KD stand
  • Push full case onto the conveyor
  • Change tape on bag taper when needed
  • Grind defective lids in grinders
  • Train new Packers
  • Repack damaged cases of lids
  • Maintain a clean and orderly pack station at all times
  • Follow all safety rules and perform all duties in a safe manner
  • Notify Material Handlers when materials are required
  • Pick out defective lids
  • Gauge lids
  • Fulfill overtime requirements necessary to ensure production requirements are met as well as shutdown and start-up requirements before and after the completion of the shift Perform such other miscellaneous duties as may be assigned by the Department Supervisor from time to time

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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