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Title:  Production Assistant

Requisition ID:  3774-159
Location: 

Vancouver, WA, US, 98683

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

Graphic Packaging International, LLC, a subsidiary of Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE: GPK), is committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a leading global provider of paper-based packaging solutions for a wide variety of products for food, beverage, foodservice and other consumer products companies. We are one of the largest producers of folding cartons and hold a leading market position in solid bleached sulfate, coated unbleached kraft and coated recycled paperboard. Graphic Packaging’s customers include some of the most widely- recognized companies in the world.

We achieve our vision by delivering value to our customers, building a high-performance culture for our employees and creating superior returns for our shareholders. We strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate.  Graphic Packaging has approximately 17,000 employees working in more than 60 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefit programs that are among the best in the industry to reward the talented people who make our company successful. We invite you to review the following employment opportunity and to learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.

 

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.

 

This is an entry level position. The employee who occupies this position is responsible for any/all duties assigned by management irrespective of whether such duties are specifically included in this list.

 

Job Functions:

  • The Assistant responsibilities can include feeding, packing, labeling, palletizing, operation of the banding/wrapping equipment and operation of Packsize equipment.
  • Lift handfuls of material and placing in the feeder of the equipment.
  • Pack cartons into cases directly behind gluers or directly after stripping
  • Inspect cartons - ONLY Quality Products are to be packed!
  • Strip individual cartons off die cut loads
  • Off bear cartons off cut loads into separate copies or die positions
  • Prepare cases, layer boards, and labels for jobs
  • Check job ticket or spec book for appropriate pallet configuration
  • Stack cartons according to spec on pallet. Confirm that labels are correct and facing out, as applicable, on all finishing pallets. Also making sure corrugated is all lined up and matches in appearance.
  • Stretch wrap complete pallets and send to shipping
  • Re-stock materials for the following crews, which include but not limited to, making lids, corrugated stocked and also keeping the tables stocked up with tape
  • Operate electric Pallet Jacks safely to move WIP or finished pallets.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the area (remove stray cartons, sweep up, etc.) performed during make-ready.
  • Conduct quality audits as required
  • Conduct operations as required

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge: H.S. Education or equivalent, computer literate.
  • Skills:       Mechanical, communication.
  • Abilities:       Good attendance, guide teams/processes, ability to work alone.
  • Core Values: Demonstrates qualities of our Core Values – Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships & Teamwork

Physical Requirements:

  • Duties require standing (except breaks and lunch) with little lower body movement throughout working shift for 8 to 12 hours.
  • Visual acuity at short distances. Needed to detect variances in job numbers, register and collator marks.
  • Color vision needed to detect inappropriate color of product.
  • Lifting and loading up to 20 lb. bundles of corrugate into case.
  • Able to lift 25-35 lb. boxes continuously and 50 lbs. occasionally to cover Case Sealing position.
  • Occasional climbing, stooping, bending and overhead reaching.
  • Fine hand manipulation.
  • Grasping and gripping.

 

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.  Please apply at www.graphicpkg.com


Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon
Nearest Secondary Market: Tacoma

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