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Title:  Sheeter Helper Utility

Requisition ID:  16237-159

Strugis, MI, US, 49091

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

OPPORTUNITY: We are a folding carton manufacturing operation seeking candidates to join our Sturgis, MI team. We’re recruiting for multiple positions so be sure you review all of our job postings.  This job posting is for a Sheeter Helper Utility.


PAY RATE: $16.69 /HR

PLUS, SHIFT PREMIUM: $0.15 – 0.25/HR



Monday – Friday, 8 hour shifts. This is a 2nd or 3rd Shift position. Candidate will receive training on 1st shift.  Must be willing and able to work weekends and overtime as required.



Our employee’s health and quality of life are important to us.  That’s why we offer a benefits program that supports and protects them, their families, and their future.

GPI pays the full cost of certain “basic” benefits, including:

  • Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)
  • Short Term Disability

 Optional benefits include:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401(k) plan
  • Vacation and Holiday Pay 

Job Summary:

Position is intended to assist the Sheeter Operators in their duties to allow increased efficiencies on the machines.  The employee will perform the auxiliary duties related to the Goodstrong Sheeters as well as carry out many other responsibilities within the operation.  The vast majority of the job duties will be done on the floor, and there will be one Sheeter Helper/Utility person working between the two machines.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Get rolls for Sheeters and load the roll stands.
  2. Pull sheeted loads from delivery and stage in an organized manner.
  3. Band and wrap sheeted loads being sent to outside customers.
  4. Split cores, stack core plugs, unwrap rolls, and perform other required duties.
  5. Unload roll trucks as necessary.
  6. Operate the baler used when slitting rolls.
  7. Clean department as needed.
  8. Participate in any tasks necessary to allow for continuous operation of the process.
  9. Capable of lifting in excess of 75 lbs.
  10. Capable of safely operating roll lift trucks.
  11. Follow all Plant Safety rules and maintain a safe working environment.
  12. Monitor the level of quality in the products being produced.


Additional Responsibilities:

  1. Collect Statistical Process Control (SPC) Data as required.
  2. Participate in Continuous Process Improvement Activities as required.
  3. Follow all guidelines related to the AIB certification.



Basic math, reading writing and computer data entry skills are required to perform this job.  The ability to accurately read a tape measure to within 1/32” is a critical qualification.  Lift truck license is required for this classification.



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

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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