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Title:  Technician, Lab II

Requisition ID:  15056-159

West Monroe, LA, US, 71294

Category:  Quality and Continuous Improvement
Travel:  No Travel Required

  • Assist on complex problems, operating pilot plant equipment and/or other appropriate equipment to analyze and test materials. Record, calculate and analyze board.
  • Assist in planning experiments, improvements in test methods, equipment, products and processes and assist in construction of less complex apparatus for research purposes.
  • Perform and direct the performance of experimental runs involved in the preparation of samples or trial of processes.
  • Record relevant data from testing. Ensure that this data is collected in a spreadsheet. Maintain these records on mill G:// drive. Write routine reports on results of investigations if required.
  • Perform other related duties as required.



  • 3 years or more experience in paper manufacturing/lab technician.


  • Qualification in test procedures for area (coating and coated board tests and/or pulp and base paper tests) and calibration of appropriate equipment.
  • Qualification on pilot and/or appropriate equipment - must be able to function at least through supervised operation level on the appropriate equipment.
  • Employee must be able to read safety procedures, operating procedures, test procedures, MSDS's, etc. and understand their meaning and instruction.
  • Employee must have a thorough working knowledge of the English language to include reading, writing and speaking.
  • Computer/math skills - basic computer skills for data entry (including spreadsheet skills). Employee must be able to add, subtract, multiply, divide and work with fractions and decimals.

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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