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Title:  Press Helper (Load Turner/Aerator) - 2nd Shift

Requisition ID:  14131-159
Location: 

Wayne, NJ, US, 07470

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

We are seeking a candidate to join our Printing Department as a Press Helper/Load Turner/Aerator to work 2nd Shift from 2PM to 10PM. We offer outstanding opportunities for our employees to advance their careers through on the job training and job progression. These are skilled trade positions where our employees build successful careers in the Printing & Packaging industry.

 

We offer a wide array of benefits including, but not limited to, Paid Vacation, Sick & Holidays, optional Health, Dental, and Life Insurance, health spending accounts as well as 401(k) with matching funds. Employees may voluntarily elect Pet Insurance, Home & Auto Insurance Programs, Purchasing Power, Tuition Reimbursement, Aflac, Lifelock Identity Protection, and Hyatt Legal Services. Tobacco Cessation and Employee Assistance/Referral Program, Uniform Service, Safety Shoe, and Safety Prescription-Eyewear benefits are also available

 

JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for operating our Aerator equipment which assists in cleaning and preparing the stock for our die cutting and printing presses

JOB FUNCTIONS: Job functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Using schedule, retrieves appropriate stock
  • Unwraps load and positions in aerator
  • Clamps load, flips load, removes pallet
  • Operates aerator
  • Replaces pallet with plastic press pallet
  • Tags load
  • Distributes aerated stock to appropriate operations
  • Transports stock to and from aerator using hand jacks, electric pallet jacks or forklift
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

 

BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE:

  • Manufacturing experience preferred
  • Experience operating hand jacks, electric pallet jacks and forklifts preferred
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must have excellent attendance, be able to work independently and be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

 

SKILLS:

  • LANGUAGE SKILLS - Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Bilingual in English/Spanish is a plus.
  • MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • REASONING ABILITY - Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS - Company issued Fork Truck Operator’s License

 

EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE:

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent required.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Schedules can be up to 12-hour shifts Mondays – Sundays (particularly if mode/continuous run schedule). However, employees must have the ability to work alternate schedules and overtime that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends for coverage and be punctual while doing so

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to work upwards of 7 days a week for upwards of 60 hours per week
  • Standing and walking frequently (34-66% of the time), depending on changing job assignment, for extended periods
  • Awkward and/or repetitive movements
  • Ability to bend/stoop, squat, climb, reach above shoulder and reach at waist or lower, twist, stretch, carry (up to 28 lbs.), kneel, grasp, fingering, and push/pull (force up to 50 lbs. for 200 feet) occasionally
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs. frequently (from floor to waist) and lifting up to 20 lbs. occasionally
  • Requires use of both feet on a continuous basis
  • Requires use of both hands for simple grasping, firm grasping, fine manipulation and repetitive actions on a continuous basis
  • Ability to read, write, hear, see, speak and have agility on a continuous basis
  • Ability to make independent decisions, apply reasoning and discern colors
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices
  • Use of various hand and electrical tools and equipment
  • Work in areas of fluctuating temperature and loud noises
  • PPE required: Steel-toed/safety footwear, Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection, Cut resistant Safety Gloves, Hair Net, Beard Net

Required Experience






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 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.


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