Title:  Finishing Gluer Operator

Requisition ID:  4115
Location: 

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.

 

JOB SUMMARY: Safely and efficiently feeds or removes cartons from gluers while training to become proficient in operating the machines that form and glue flat cartons into finished cartons.  The candidate in this role will work towards becoming a Finishing Operator.

 

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

  • Verify pallet that comes to Finishing is proper item to be fed and glued
  • Feeds cartons into machine bed
  • Continually keeps machine feed filled with paper cartons while machine is running
  • Communicates with operators/forklift drivers to ensure there is an ample supply of die cut cartons available to be fed into gluer
  • Picks up cartons from conveyor and stacks it into cases
  • Check cartons for quality and excessive glue
  • Able to clear the line when machine gets jammed with the Carton Pack
  • Verify pallet labels for accuracy
  • Manual sorting for defective jobs
  • Hand pack into corrugated cases
  • Trains to adjust forming bars to accommodate size of box to be shaped
  • Trains to fill glue pots with adhesive and positions rollers to dispense glue onto paperboard
  • Trains to observe machine operation to detect malfunction
  • Trains to make mechanical adjustments on machines
  • Trains to complete paperwork for all procedures (line clearance, verifying scanner functioning properly)
  • Trains to complete Daily Management boards as required including root cause and corrective action plans
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE:

  • Manufacturing experience 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.
  • MECHANICAL

 

EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE:

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent required.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

  • SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS:
    • Schedules are up to 12-hour shifts Mondays – Fridays and 8-hour shifts on Saturdays. However, employees must have the ability to work alternate schedules and overtime that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so.

 

  • PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Standing, depending on changing job assignment, for extended periods.
  • Awkward and/or repetitive movements
  • Ability to bend/stoop, squat, crawl, climb, reach above shoulder level, kneel, balance, push/pull, twist and perform robotic motions continuously
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs continuously and up to 74 lbs frequently
  • 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
  • PPE required: Steel-toed/safety footwear, Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection, Cut resistant Safety Gloves, Hair Net

 

 

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.


Nearest Major Market: Salem
Nearest Secondary Market: Winston