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Title:  2nd Shift FK Rewind/Unwind Technician

Requisition ID:  8876-159

Visalia, CA, US, 93278

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

Graphic Packaging International, LLC, a wholly-owned 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.


Graphic Packaging-Visalia manufactures and distributes paper cups and plastic lids for the food service industry and is currently recruiting for the following position.


JOB TITLE:  2nd F&K Unwind/Rewind Technician                


WORK SCHEDULE:  4:00 pm - 12:00 a.m. (Midnight)


The F&K Unwind/Rewind technician is responsible for preparing paper rolls for printing and unloading printed rolls.  Duties include receiving, cutting, rolling, placing and loading/unloading rolls of paper weighing up to 3500 lbs on and off of press equipment with the use of roll pushers.  Duties will also include removing core plugs and metal bands.  The F&K technician may be required to perform other necessary tasks throughout the plant including cleaning, general housekeeping duties, painting, sorting, cup-by-cup, lid-by-lid or tasks of a clerical nature.


All employees must follow all Graphic Packaging International work rules, code of conduct and safety procedures and policies including wearing personal protective equipment such as steel-toed shoes, hearing protection and safety goggles.


WORK DEVICES/TOOLS consist of the following: utility knife, miscellaneous hand tools, pallet jacks, computer inks, mill rolls of paper weighing up to 3500 lbs. for printing, lubrication and grease for preventative maintenance, tape, writing utensils, roll pusher, alum-a-lift, torqueing bar, protective gloves, floor scrubber




  • 6 months’ previous experience working in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Prior experience utilizing pallet jack —highly preferred
  • Must be able to stand on concrete flooring for long periods of time with scheduled breaks
  • Must be able to walk around machine/equipment frequently; surfaces are mostly concrete
  • Must be able lift/carry weight approximately 35 lbs; the average distance carried is approximately 50 feet. Lifts and dollies are available for transporting rolls of paper.
  • Must be able to push the roll of paper utilizing push roller or alum-a-lift
  • Must be able to climb a step ladder to change out the webbing.
  • Must be able to bend slightly forward when loading paper into press.
  • Must be able to kneel to perform cleaning/housekeeping tasks or to maneuver buckets.
  • Must have the ability to work in a high paced and multi-task environment
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Overtime will be required as necessary including weekends. Graphic Packaging International operates on a 24 hour, 7 day/week basis


The above description/summary may be amended, revised, or supplemented as the Company deems necessary in order to maintain safe, efficient, and continuous operation.


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, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, handicap, or disability, marital status, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster.


Nearest Major Market: Visalia
Nearest Secondary Market: Tulare

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