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Title:  Sheeter Operator - 2nd Shift

Requisition ID:  17854 - 159

Wayne, NJ, US, 07470

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

We are seeking candidates to join our Sheeting Department as a Sheeting Operator for 2nd Shift (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: Unwind roll stock and cut into sheets for printing.   They understand and align business operations and the Department as he/she executes their role to exceed customer expectations and align with GPI business, cultural, financial and operational objectives.


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

  • Drive clamp truck for the purposes of unloading and loading truck, storing and staging of roll stock
  • Operates the Sheeter to cut roll stock to required sheet size
  • Set up machine from roll stand to delivery
  • Ensure that correct sheet length is logged in
  • Remove cut loads from machine and place in staging/sheeted WIP area
  • Target speed curve for run speeds
  • Run machine at or above standard average speed
  • Ensure that paper is not piled under the knife blade at the end of shift
  • Ensure that all daily management boards, dashboards, housekeeping and 5S check lists are completed accordingly for your shift
  • Ensure that appropriate contact relief is made, and machine hand-off occurs during shift changes
  • Adjusts machines and ensures that all mechanical parts are running smoothly
  • Fixes and cleans all machines (Preventive maintenance and other general repairs)
  • Operate PIVs to transport cut loads in staging/sheeted WIP area
  • Empty waste bins and keep machine area clean
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Prior experience in a manufacturing environment or similar environment preferred.
  • Prior experience using a clamp truck required.
  • 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. 
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • 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; Company issued Clamp Truck Operator’s License



  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent required.




    • 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.


    • Standing continuously, depending on changing job assignment, for extended periods.
    • Awkward and/or repetitive movements
    • Ability to squat, reach above shoulder and walk frequently
    • Ability to bend/stoop, climb, reach at waist or lower, twist, stretch, carry, kneel, grasp, fingering, crouching, and push/pull (force up to 38 lbs.) occasionally
    • Lift up to 50 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
    • 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, 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. Learn more about us at

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 Poster, EEO is the Law.

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