Title:  Baler Operator

Requisition ID:  2198

Winston Salem, NC, US, 27105

Department:  Manufacturing & Operations
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.




Bale waste paper and board from guillotine paper cutters, die-cutters and other Print Shop areas. Make cases for High die-cutters. Move stock to and from High die-cutters. Maintain work area in a neat, clean order. Perform other material handling tasks as directed by supervisor. Apply QMS principles and techniques effectively.




  1. Check waste containers periodically behind the die-cutters and paper cutters. Remove waste to the Baler area.
  2. Use baling machine to bale waste as required, keeping the various grades separate.
  3. Move uncut stock to High die-cutters, remove full skids and position empty skids. Be sure sufficient uncut stock and empty skids are available.
  4. Make shipping cases for High die-cutters.
  5. Move finished goods to storage area.
  6. Perform other related duties as directed by supervision.




  1. Maintain the work area around the Baler in a neat, clean order. Pile skids, skid tops, etc. as straight as possible.

Nearest Major Market: Salem
Nearest Secondary Market: Winston