Title:  Operator Assistant

Requisition ID:  4128

Winnipeg, MB, CA, R2K 2T9

Department:  Hourly Plant & Mill (Except Maintenance Roles)
Travel:  No Travel Required

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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.



  • Responsible for producing, inspecting and shipping products
  • As part of a team, work to maximize productivity and efficiencies
  • Inspect unfolded/folded cartons prior to feed to identify any defects
  • Maintains feed section of gluer by placing product to be glued into feed in an orderly manner
  • Monitors feeds to detect machine jams/malfunctions
  • Maintains catching section of gluer by keeping corrugate and other supplies orderly
  • Performs visual quality inspections of folded/glued cartons
  • Maintains work area in an organized and neat fashion
  • Assists in setup, cleanup and preventative maintenance tasks
  • Communicates effectively with supervisor/lead hand  any equipment or packaging problems
  • Other duties as assigned and required




  • Support GPI safety programs and training
  • Maintains safe and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures, complying with legal codes and regulations, and company policies



Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • At least one year experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment while meeting deadlines safely
  • Ability to interact with customers, co-workers and managers in a professional and courteous manner
  • Critical Thinking
  • Reading Comprehension/Writing/Mathematical Skills
  • Hand/Eye coordination
  • Complex Problem Solving


Physical Requirements: 


  • Standing for extended periods of time up to 12 hours
  • Able to frequently lift, bend, squat, reach and push
  • Awkward and/or repetitive movements
  • Lifting up to 25 lbs.
  • Use of packing equipment
  • Use of hand jack/dollies
  • Required to drive forklift/low lift



Shift Schedule:  Must be able to work rotating shifts in a 24/7 production facility



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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.