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Title:  Catcher

Requisition ID:  19210-159

Xenia, OH, US, 45385

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

Utility Worker  (Catcher) Job Summary Below:

The Utility Worker performs various job duties within the entire plant. They are responsible for supporting the various departments to meet customer specifications and production schedule. They will provide several services that are listed below. 

Primary Responsibilities are, but not limited to the following: 

  • Feeding – feeds carton blanks into folder/gluer
  • Catcher – places finished cartons into corrugated for final packing
    • This may include hand packing of unglued cartons, as needed
  • Gluer set-up – aids in the set up of by preparing corrugated, labels, material staging, etc., when in gluing department
    • This may be to include creating and printing of case labels
  • Stripping – safely strips die cut sheets down to individual carton blanks for final gluing
  • Material Handling – may be required to move product loads in various departments for job staging
  • Consults with supervisor to determine appropriate recommendations and remedies for questionable products
  • Performs fast paced duties to ensure machines are properly operational
  • Performs machine checks to watch for jams
    • Will help clear jams as required
  • Assists operators with various tasks, including clean-up
  • Reports unsafe conditions to the operator or management
  • Facilities cleaning – required to participate in regular site housekeeping to ensure clean and safe work environment
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned 


Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Understanding of the product and/or process being produced
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Basic math and writing skills
  • Excellent attendance
  • The ability to work with other team members and participate in teamwork and team processes 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have excellent attendance, 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. 


  • High School Diploma preferred or equivalent

Language Skills 

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions, and procedure manuals 

Mathematical Skills 

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure. 

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 and oral form. 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations 

  • None required 

Essential Job Functions 

  • Work Schedule
    • Must be able to work any shift.
    • Must be able to work overtime, as required.
    • Must be able to perform the job in the physical plant location.
  • Physical Demands
    • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to move in a pushing and pulling motion when helping change loads; frequently required to climb on and off the press platform; continuously required to work above ground on top of the press; frequently required to bend, crouch, stoop, kneel, and twist. Frequently required to use eye, hand and foot coordination when making load change. Hand coordination is required of both hands for simple grasping.
    • The employee is frequently required to lift under 10 pounds and up to between 40-45 pounds.
    • Frequent/strenuous physical effort (lifting, moving heavy objects, etc.) required.
    • Must be able to push, pull, and carry up to 45 pounds.                               

Work Environment

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The employee is regularly exposed to dust, fumes, vibration, toxic conditions, powder spray, heat, cold, and potential work hazards from the dryers.
    • The noise level in the work environment is loud.
    • Personal Protective Equipment is required. This includes steel toe shoes, safety glasses, ear protections, and gloves.  Other PPE may be required for specific tasks.


The above job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated based on 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.  Please apply at

Nearest Major Market: Dayton
Nearest Secondary Market: Cincinnati

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