Title:  FK Rewind/Unwind Technician

Requisition ID:  1120

Visalia, CA, US, 93278

Department:  Manufacturing & Operations
Travel:  No Travel Required

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.



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.

Nearest Major Market: Visalia
Nearest Secondary Market: Tulare