General Labor

This position requires the employee to feed and catch/pack cartons on a gluing machine at a pace that keeps up with the required speed of the machine and perform supporting duties for the purpose of manufacturing folded and glued cartons. This position also inspects finished product for quality defects, stacking finished product onto a pallet per company specifications.   The job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Working on gluer feeding & catching cartons
  • Sorting cartons for defects
  • Assists operator on gluer
  • Stacks Filter Frames to meet customer specifications
  • Inspects finished products for quality defects
  • Uses stretch wrappers to wrap finished product
  • Uses banding machine to secure finished product.
  • Uses manual hand truck to move finished product.
  • Maintains the Housekeeping standards in the finishing department.
  • Assist temporary employees with understanding task assignments while Reinforcing standards and Graphic Packaging International core values.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Supervisor and Manager
  • Shares an obligation to protect and strengthen Graphic Packaging International’s good reputation in our relationships with customers, employees, suppliers, competitors, investors, and governmental agencies, and to act consistently with our core values: Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships, and Teamwork
  • Strictly adhere to all safety guidelines and regulations

Required Skills

  • Basic computer and data entry skills.
  • Visual color discrimination, the ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of colors.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision, understand technical written (and verbal) instructions, and carry out instructions.
  • Good attendance, able to motivate other team members and participate in teams and processes.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Frequent/strenuous physical effort (lifting, moving heavy objects, etc.) required.
  • Must be able to push, pull, and carry up to 40 pounds.
  • Frequently exposed to conditions involving noise, fumes, and hazardous chemicals.
  • Must be able to work in areas of fluctuating temperatures.
  • Flexibility to work any shift:  Day, Night, & Weekend
  • Must be able to work overtime as required.
  • Required PPE: Steel Toe Shoes/Safety Glasses/Ear Protection/Gloves

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

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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