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Title:  Finishing (Gluer) Operator

Requisition ID:  9869-159
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.

 

FINISHING (GLUER) OPERATOR

Our Staunton, VA facility is looking for a Finishing Operator to support our Finishing Department. This position is responsible for set up and maintaining folder/gluer equipment and processes to produce folding cartons.

Primary Responsibilities are, but not limited to the following:

  • Set up and maintain the folder/gluer to produce folding cartons
  • Locate and load proper stock in preparation for operation
  • Prepares make-ready feeder, prefold, glue system, final fold, delivery, pack station and inspection system
  • Operates folder/gluer in accordance with customer specifications and current standard operating procedures
  • Ensures total quality of the job while in operation
  • Maintains the machine and area in accordance with the standard operation procedures
  • Demonstrates competency in all basic folds: straight-line, lock-bottom, inner partition, etc.
  • Complete all job logs as required
  • Performs other job duties as assigned
  • Follow all company safety requirements
  • Comply with all company rules and regulations

 

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

  • Ability to read and follow instructions
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals
  • Ability to perform basic arithmetic operations
  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve gluer problems
  • Mechanical aptitude

 

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, squatting, reaching above the shoulder, stretching, twisting, pushing, pulling, carrying, walking, kneeling, stooping, and fingering
    • Push/Pull force of 50 pounds
  • Frequently (34-66% of the time) reach at waist or lower and grasp
  • Continuously (67% of the time) standing
  • Not at all (0% of the time) sitting or crawling
  • 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 OR At least three years of professional working experience, preferred in a manufacturing environment, preferred folding carton manufacturing experience
  • Skills: Mechanical
  • Position will either work a 12-hour shift (day or night) which follows a 3-2-2-3 day schedule OR a 10-hour day shift that works 5-days per week; overtime during the week and weekends may be required based on production needs and vacation coverage

 

Preferred Characteristics:

  • At least five years of manufacturing environment, preferred folding carton manufacturing experience and in a position as a gluer (finishing) operator

 

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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