Title:  Production Helper

Requisition ID:  2646

Tuscaloosa, AL, US, 35401

Department:  Hourly Plant & Mill (Except Maintenance Roles)
Travel:  Up to 25%

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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.


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


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 (https://performancemanager4.successfactors.com/Graphicpkg/SF_eeo_is_the_law_federal_poster.pdf) to view the Poster, EEO is the Law.

Nearest Major Market: Tuscaloosa