Title:  Folding Gluing Machine Operator

Requisition ID:  2703

Stone Mountain, GA, US, 30083

Department:  Hourly Plant & Mill (Except Maintenance Roles)
Travel:  No Travel Required


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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.

A World of Difference. Made Possible.


Job Functions

  • Responsible for the operation of the assigned gluing machine and running quality cartons at or above target run speed while minimizing waste and downtime.
  • Leads the crew assigned to the machine and oversees the operations and adjustments needed of the machine.
  • Obtains and reviews the job ticket for product specifications prior to running job and makes adjustments as needed.
  • Inspects quality of finished product and makes adjustments as necessary to ensure quality product.
  • Responsible for leading changeovers (make readies) in an efficient manor to meet production needs and minimize downtime.
  • Responsible for start and stop of the machine if the machine is to be unattended or if maintenance or adjustments require to do so.
  • Assists with packing cases of finished goods if required to support crew.


Required Skills


  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Must be flexible; willing to work other shifts, overtime and weekends
  • Standing, walking, lifting (up to 50 lbs.) carrying (up to 50 lbs.), pushing, pulling, reaching, handling, visual acuity (Near and Far).
  • Stack of carton typically weighing up to 35lbs pounds taken from press at waist level and packed in box.
  • Possess a strong work ethic
  • Desire to work additional hours (overtime).

Required Experience


  • Two years or more of recent manufacturing or machine operator work experience.
  • Prior work operating folding gluing machine (Bobst) strongly preferred
  • Prior experience leading and completing changeovers
  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Mechanical/technical aptitude
  • Entry Level Computer skills


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.

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