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Title:  3rd Shift Press Operator

Requisition ID:  10831-159

Visalia, CA, US, 93278

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

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 Press Operator             


WORK SCHEDULE: 12:00 a.m. (midnight) - 8:00 a.m.


The Press Operator is responsible for the safe operation of the press while meeting the standards in quality and productivity.  The Press Operator examines job orders to determine quantity, stock specifications, colors and special printing instructions. Press Operator loads and unloads paper rolls, check pH and viscosity and complete all necessary paperwork.  The Press Operator will also perform housekeeping, pre-press and maintenance related duties.  The Press Operator 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: computer, label printer, standard hand tools (Allen wrench, plyers, etc…), cutting knife, cutting gloves. paper, pen, clipboard





  • 2 yrs previous experience working in a manufacturing environment 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 30 lbs; the average distance carried is approximately 15 feet. Lifts and dollies are available for transporting rolls of paper.
  • Must be able to climb a flight of metal steps leading up to a platform at the top of the machine. This is performed occasionally throughout the shift. This may vary depending on the need to change the anilox rolls.

Must be able to perform a forward bend momentarily up to 90 degrees. The majority of bending performed, however, is slight forward bending for brief periods

  • Must be able to kneel to perform repairs/cleaning/housekeeping tasks.
  • 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, 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.



"Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans"

Nearest Major Market: Visalia
Nearest Secondary Market: Tulare

Job Segment: Clerical, Equipment Operator, 3rd Shift, Machinist, Administrative, Manufacturing, Night