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Title:  Production Helper

Requisition ID:  11315-159

Tuscaloosa, AL, US, 35401

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade: 

POSITION SCOPE:  This position must be able to read schedule and set up machine and unwind station for each production run. Manage poly resin waste (poly pans) process. Bundles waste paper. Follow directions from operator and works in a safe, productive and quality manner. Ensures completion of all required paperwork. Must have mechanical aptitude.



  • Follows safety policies and procedures
  • Prepares rolls for cutover processes to ensure machine productivity
  • Participates in the set up of the machine
  • Monitors machine during production
  • Follows directives from operator
  • Flexible to work rotating 8 – 12 hr shifts
  • Performs general housekeeping in designated or other assigned areas
  • Ability to take information from schedule and apply to production requirements
  • Support facility in meeting departmental goals in safety, productivity, quality and continuous improvement.
  • Ability to identify problems, determine root cause and assist with resolution.
  • Ability to drive PIV
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Problem solving skills
  • Works well in a team environment



  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Computer knowledge
  • Must be able to work rotating shifts
  • Frequent strenuous/physical effort (lifting, moving heavy objects, etc.)
  • Be able to work in an environment with conditions involving noise, heat, etc.
  • Previous manufacturing experience preferred
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Paper, laminating and extrusion experience a plus

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 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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