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Title:  Finishing Operator - 20036578

Requisition ID:  17719 - 159

Staunton, VA, US, 24401

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required


Our Staunton, VA facility is looking for a 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

Required Skills

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, 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

Required Experience

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. Learn more about us at

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 Poster, EEO is the Law.

Nearest Major Market: Charlottesville
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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