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Title:  General Plant Utility

Requisition ID:  16923-159
Location: 

Solon, OH, US, 44139

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

OPPORTUNITY: We are a folding carton manufacturing operation seeking candidates to join our Finishing Department as an General Plant Utility  We offer outstanding opportunities for our employees to advance their careers through on the job training and job progression.  These are skilled trade positions where our employees build successful careers in the Printing & Packaging industry.  We offer a wide array of benefits including, but not limited to, Paid Vacation & Holidays, optional Health, Dental, and Life Insurance, health spending accounts as well as 401-K with matching funds. Employees may voluntarily elect Pet Insurance, Home & Auto Insurance Programs, Purchasing Power, Tuition Reimbursement, AFLAC, Lifelock Identity Protection, and Hyatt Legal Services. Tobacco Cessation and Employee Assistance/Referral Program, Safety Shoe, and Safety Prescription-Eyewear benefits are also available.   

 

GENERAL PLANT UTILITY JOB SUMMARY:  Feed and catch  carton/pack cartons on a gluing machine at a pace that keeps up with the required speed of the machine. Perform/supporting duties for the purpose of manufacturing folded and glued cartons Keeps work area and general facility in clean and orderly condition, and helps the facility maintain high level of SQF standards.

 

Primary Responsibilities are, but not limited to the following:

Instructions: This portion should include Principal Duties and Responsibilities for a position.  Include only those current duties and responsibilities that account for 5% or more of the work.

  • Works on gluer machine feeding & catching cartons.
  • Weighs scrap and runs scrap baler room.
  • Sorts cartons for defects.
  • Assists operator on gluer.
  • Keeps daily time and materials usage reports and records information in SAP and PEAK.
  • Performs Preventative Maintenance.
  • Monitors the Housekeeping standards in the break room actively managing the Cleanliness of the storage shelves and items stored in the refrigerators discarding abandoned food products.
  • Assist temporary employees with understanding task assignments while Reinforcing SQF standards and Graphic Packaging Internationals core values.
  • Perform housekeeping duties.
  • Operates forklift (Powered Industrial Trucks).
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Supervisor and Manager.
  • Shares an obligation to protect and strengthen Graphic Packaging International’s good reputation in our relationships with customers, employees, suppliers, competitors, investors, and governmental agencies, and to act consistently with our core values: Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships, and Teamwork.

 

BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE:

  • S. diploma or equivalent required
  • Manufacturing experience required
  • Basic computer skills, data entry required
  • Visual Color Discrimination and ability to match or detect colors and shades of colors required
  • SQF compliance experience preferred

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have excellent attendance, be able to work independently and be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

MECHANICAL SKILLS:

Good mechanical aptitude skills needed

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma or equivalent

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. 

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

 

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

Company issued Fork Truck Operator’s license.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

 

WORK SCHEDULE:

Employees are required to work 12-hour shifts including weekends.

Occasional overtime is required.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Prolonged standing for extended periods.

Awkward and/or repetitive movements.

Lifting up to 50 lbs.

Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.

Work in areas of fluctuating temperature.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts.  The employee is regularly exposed to dust, fumes, heat, cold, vibration, toxic conditions, and potential work hazards.

 

            The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

 

Personal Protective Equipment (hearing protection, safety glasses, safety shoes, hairnet) is required.  Other PPE may be required for specific tasks,

 

The above job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

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.  Please apply at www.graphicpkg.com


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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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