Title:  Feeder Packer

Requisition ID:  21918-159

St. Paul, MN, US, 55107

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

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

(Direct Hire ONLY)

Feeder Packer Wage: Starting at $21.13/hour, Automatic raises up to $23.48/hour. Unionized facility with great career potential, including promotions to $30 /hour!

Feeder Packer Schedule: 7am - 3pm Monday - Friday OR 3pm - 11pm Monday - Friday ($0.75/hour shift differential)
When Overtime is required: 3am - 3pm for day shift, 3pm - 3am for 2nd 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.


Required Skills

Feeder Packer Education: High school diploma or GED preferred.

Judgment and maturity – Average degree of both required

Feeder Packer Physical/Mental Requirements

Frequent/strenuous physical effort (lifting, moving heavy objects, etc.) required.

Frequently exposed to conditions involving noise, fumes, and hazardous chemicals

Must be able to work overtime as required.

See Physical Demand & Job Analysis for more detailed information.

Feeder Packer Job Location

St. Paul, Minnesota, United States

Position Type


Feeder Packer Salary Grade

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $21.13 to $24.23 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance



  • 5x8
  • 8-hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime


Supplemental pay types:

  • Signing bonus


Work Location: In person

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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