Title:  Production Coordinator

Requisition ID:  20756-159

Staunton, VA, US, 24401

Category:  Customer Service and Sales Support
Travel:  Negligible

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. 

Position Summary:   Supports the facility (printing/cutting/finishing) with various pre-production activities centered around the CAD.

Essential Functions:

  • Cut folding carton samples for design and customer approval.
  • Manage sample board inventory
  • Make Coating Blankets for use on printing press as requested
  • Plot spot sheets and vinyls for production
  • Prepare first run case samples for production use
  • Cut printed mockups on CAD table as requested
  • Cut new basket designs for testing on the Nick Breaker Rack
  • Perform CAD table maintenance and troubleshoot issues as needed
  • Maintain written and digital logs of items cut
  • Maintain design files through documentation and organization
  • Develop packing & palletizing specifications using TOPS
  • Maintain the library of packing specifications
  • Folding carton design to assist Structural Designers as needed
  • Work independently, establish priorities and meet deadlines
  • Manage outgoing UPS/FedEx Shipments for proofs and samples
  • Performs other job duties as assigned
  • Follows all company safety requirements
  • Comply with all company rules and regulations

Required Skills

  • Strong Organizational Skills
  • Understanding of measuring tools, measurements and tolerances
  • Ability to operate the plotter table and associated tools
  • Basic graphic design knowledge
  • Use of Microsoft Office applications

Required Experience

  • CAD program use and experience (i.e. AutoCad, Solidworks, CimPack, Artios)
  • Previous workshop/mechanical experience
  • Folding carton and beverage carrier design experience


 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

Nearest Major Market: Charlottesville
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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