Title:  Feeder-Packer (Manufacturing / Production)

Requisition ID:  4480

St Paul, MN, US, 55107

Department:  Hourly Plant & Mill (Except Maintenance Roles)
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.


***Eligible for $1,500 Hiring Bonus***


(Direct Hire ONLY)

Feeder Packer Wage: Starting at $21.13/hour, Automatic raises up to $24.12/hour. Join a welcoming, tenured staff at a facility with great career potential, including promotional opportunities to $30+/hour!

Feeder Packer Schedule: 7 am - 3 pm Monday – Friday, or 3 pm - 11 pm Monday - Friday

When Overtime is required: 3 am - 3 pm for first shift, 3 pm - 3 am for second shift


JOB TITLE: Feeder Packer




The Feeder Packer places cartons into the production machine feed and removes cartons from machine, inspects/pack cartons, performs quality checks, and completes documentation. The Feeder Packer is an entry-level manufacturing position.

Finishing Feeder Job Functions

· Feeds flat stock, cut cartons into production machine to ensure they are glued and formed properly.

· Manages production machine stops by safely clearing jams, and system errors, notifies leads, manufacturing supervisors and maintenance as needed to ensure minimal down time.

· Works Flat packing & rework as needed

· Assists Glue Machine Operator in any way needed to keep production machine running

· Documents maintenance report, log sheet, manufacturing QA checks and production

Catches and inspects cartons coming off production machine to ensure they are glued and formed properly.

Checks for defects by pulling stacks of cartons off machine, dropping stack on table, fanning out the stack and tapping.

Packs off product into case and tapes completed box closed per manufacturing specification.

Palletizes as needed.

Flat packing & rework.

Checks level of glue on carton throughout shift and informs Glue Machine Operator/Feeder of any problems.

Assists Glue Machine Operator and Feeder in any way needed to keep machine running.

· Provides relief for breaks as needed

· Keeps production area and machine clean throughout shift

· Responsible for understanding and adhering to all GMP, manufacturing, safety, food safety, SQF, HACCP and food defense procedures (training will be provided)

· Any other reasonable request from management

The above description/summary may be amended, revised, or supplemented as the Company deems necessary in order to maintain safe, efficient, and continuous manufacturing operation.



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: Minneapolis