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Title:  3rd Shift Lid Packer

Requisition ID:  3031-159

Visalia, CA, US, 93278

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


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


JOB TITLE: 3rd Shift Line Packer                                                                                                                                           


Work Schedule: 12:00 a.m. (Midnight) to 8:00 a.m.


The Lid Line Packer has three main functions; quality control, HACCP, and packing lids into boxes for shipment. Lid line packers will pack plastic lids into sleeves into cardboard boxes per production schedule and specification sheet.  Packers will perform quality inspections for defects as well as inspect lid fit according to quality check sheet.  Packers will maintain housekeeping and keep area organized and ready for incoming shift. Lid line packer may also perform Utility Packer responsibilities/duties such as stocking packing lanes with correctly labeled boxes and plastic sleeves. Packer will assist Lid Line Operators with “changeover” processes which consist of retrieving and relabeling upcoming changeover boxes, cleaning lid lanes of excess debris, clean the back end of the extruder area and the outer areas of the trim press, coordinate the delivery of supplies such as plastic boxes for packing purposes to the packing area. In addition, complete other work as assigned by supervisor.  All employees must follow all Graphic Packaging International 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: Plastic sleeve bundles, taper machines, cardboard boxes, packer stamp, utility knife, gloves, and sleeves



  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time with scheduled breaks
  • Must be able to lift/carry a 33-gallon trash bag containing test lids
  • Must be able to walk short distances along the lid lane to move lids into place for packing and while packing filled lid sleeves into boxes.
  • Must be able to step up onto a platform approximately two feet in height and walk along the platform to distribute boxes to each station.
  • Must be able to bend forward approximately 90 degrees to retrieve plastic sleeves from the box below the lid packing line.
  • 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
  • Must be able to work scheduled/unscheduled overtime as required
  • Manufacturing experience of 1-2 years preferred
  • 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

Job Segment: Packing, 3rd Shift, Manufacturing, Night