Title:  Feeder-Packer

Requisition ID:  3835

Sioux Falls, SD, US, 57104

Department:  Manufacturing & Operations
Travel:  No Travel Required

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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.


A World of Difference. Made Possible.


Position Summary

  • The feeder is a production worker that takes printed blanks / flat cartons and neatly places them into the machine to be formed and glued. The packer is a production worker that pulls cartons / product that has been formed and glued by the machine in a predetermined machine count, they inspect the newly made cartons, place them in a predetermined customer packaging and get them ready for shipping. 


Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Housekeeping in their work area.
  • Verification of materials running on load.
  • Feed according to operator instructions.
  • Fan every handful checking for defects while feeding machine.
  • Maintain constant communication with crew.
  • Watch and listen for jam-ups.
  • Follow returns materials procedure.
  • Check new corrugated for correct pack.
  • Remove jams and restart machine based on operator instructions.
  • Clean glue pots, machinery etc. when necessary.
  • Inspect cartons and pack according to specifications.
  • Must be able to pack at a speed which keeps up with the machine.
  • Must be able to pick up at least 75 cartons at a time.
  • Inform operator of any problems.
  • Must be able and willing to follow instructions.
  • Must be able to move materials according to established safety instructions.
  • Cannot be afraid to ask questions.
  • Have a positive attitude toward your work and the people around you.
  • Other duties as apparent or assigned. (Such as moving to different machines)


Organizational Relationships

  • Must be able and willing to create and maintain a good working relationship with all Bell Inc. employees – be a part of the team.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to read, understand and follow job jacket instructions.
  • Knowledge of location and use of all safety devices in area.
  • Must be coordinated to perform job safely and quickly.



Education and Experience

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English.
  • Must have basic math skills.


Working Conditions

  • Must be able to tolerate repetitious work.
  • Must be able to lift and handle at least 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to keep up with machine speeds.
  • Must be able to be on your feet for long periods of time 8 and 12 hours shifts.
  • Must not be colorblind.
  • Must be able and willing, when requested, to work any shift and overtime.


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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: Sioux Falls