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Title:  Feeder - Printing

Requisition ID:  7329-159
Location: 

Staunton, VA, US, 24401

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade: 

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.

FEEDERS - PRINTING

Our Staunton, VA facility to looking for a Feeders for our Printing department. This position will be responsible for assisting the Pressman in operating and maintaining the printing press efficiently, safely and accurately.

Primary Responsibilities are, but not limited to the following:

  • Ability to read and interpret job jacket information on upcoming jobs on production schedule.
  • Responsible for locating sheeted board and comparing label on skid with job jacked to ensure correct material.
  • Operates pallet jack to move skids from raw material warehouse to press room.
  • Loads skids of sheeted board on press conveyer and maintains conveyer during entire production run.
  • Responds to Pressman with any special request during press make ready, monitors press feed during press runs.
  • Responsible for filling all press chemicals, loading inks, putting away inks when done with job and refilling process inks on press shelf when needed.
  • Understand the importance of environmental responsibilities and proper disposal of press waste.
  • Responsible for ensuring all used rags are disposed of in rag bin and that the lid remain closed
  • Removes any full AQ/Fountain solution flush water drums from press to Non-Hazardous waste staging area.
  • Ensures that any new drum used to collect waste at the press are properly labeled
  • Responsible for cleaning ink knives, cleaning ink fountains, cleaning water buckets, cleaning any coater spills, cleaning washer blades and keeping the press area in a clean state, as well as emptying all garbage bins in press area.
  • Responsible for picking up used rags and gloves in press area, changing rag bag when full and maintaining stack of clean rags for use on the press.
  • Assists the pressman in any maintenance of the press.
  • Follows all company safety requirements
  • Comply with all company rules and regulations
  • Performs other duties as required to achieve the overall goals and objectives of the Company.

An individual in this position must be able to learn and demonstrate the following skills;

  • Operate hand jack and electric pallet jack
  • Operate forklift truck
  • Operate aerator
  • Understand Job Jacket information
  • Complete necessary paperwork
  • Demonstrate a level of mechanical aptitude necessary to be successful in the position

Essential Job Functions include the following:

Physical Requirements:

  • Occasionally (1-10% of the time) lift up to10 pounds
  • Frequently (11-33% of the time) lift up to 50 pounds
  • Frequently (34-66% of the time) standing and walking
  • Occasionally (1-33% of the time) bending, climbing, reaching above the shoulder and at waist or lower, stretching, twisting, carrying (up to 35 pounds), kneeling, grasping (up to 40 pounds) fingering and crouching
  • Frequently (34-66% of the time) squatting, pushing (force up to 70 pounds), pulling ( using jerking motion to remove cores), walking,
  • Continuously (67% of the time) standing
  • Not at all (0% of the time) sitting or crawling
  • Visual depth perception needed
  • Must be able to wear the proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), which includes; safety glasses, steel toed-shoes, ear plugs and cut resistant gloves. Per our quality standards, you must also wear a hair-net

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • At one year of professional working experience, preferred in a manufacturing environment
  • Skills: Mechanical
  • Position works normally 8-hour shifts, 5 days a week; overtime during the week and weekends may be required based on production needs and vacation coverage

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


Required Skills

Essential Job Functions include the following:

Physical Requirements:

  • Occasionally (1-10% of the time) lift up to10 pounds
  • Frequently (11-33% of the time) lift up to 50 pounds
  • Frequently (34-66% of the time) standing and walking
  • Occasionally (1-33% of the time) bending, climbing, reaching above the shoulder and at waist or lower, stretching, twisting, carrying (up to 35 pounds), kneeling, grasping (up to 40 pounds) fingering and crouching
  • Frequently (34-66% of the time) squatting, pushing (force up to 70 pounds), pulling ( using jerking motion to remove cores), walking,
  • Continuously (67% of the time) standing
  • Not at all (0% of the time) sitting or crawling
  • Visual depth perception needed
  • Must be able to wear the proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), which includes; safety glasses, steel toed-shoes, ear plugs and cut resistant gloves. Per our quality standards, you must also wear a hair-net

 

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • At one year of professional working experience, preferred in a manufacturing environment
  • Skills: Mechanical
  • Position works normally 8-hour shifts, 5 days a week; overtime during the week and weekends may be required based on production needs and vacation coverage

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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