Est. $8.21 - $12.75
Full-time, Part-time

Pittston, PA 18640

Acquire and maintain adequate inventory of supplies required for packaging of product.

Operate all machines in the pack-out department. Make all required adjustments as needed with a minimum of machine down time.

Maintain good housekeeping practices within the department.

Assign all employees their daily jobs and machine assignments.

Ensure that all paperwork and logs are completed.

Manage employee breaks and lunch breaks to ensure maximum production on the machines and that all employees get their authorized breaks.

Ensure that all machines are operated safely and to their maximum potential.

Immediately notify the shift supervisor of all accidents or product quality issues.

Immediately notify the shift supervisor when a machine goes down for any reason other than scheduled maintenance.

Brief the incoming lead packer on current jobs and machine status.

Perform a joint inspection of the department with the incoming lead and corrects deficiencies.

Check all jobs at the end of run for completeness, and ensure that the new product is properly set up and all corrugation is properly labeled.

Ensure that all packers follow all safety rules, regulations, and policies.

Coordinate all Pack-out personnel in the operation of the machines.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Monitor and document observations of Critical Control Points.

Required Skills

High school diploma or General Education degree (GED); vocational school; demonstrated mechanical ability; six or more month's related experience and training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Good hand -eye coordination is essential.

Required to climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Regularly push or pull a pallet jack with 1000 pound loads.

Frequently exposed to fumes and dust.

Demonstrate knowledge of Lock Out/Tag Out procedures.

Work near moving mechanical parts, and occasionally in outside weather conditions.

Regularly required to stand for long periods; use hands to finger, handle, or feel, objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms.

Read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.

Write simple correspondence.

Effectively present information in one-on-one and small groups situations.

Apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions.

Deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Give clear, concise, understandable instructions to employees.

Add, subtract, multiply, and divide, in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Read a ruler to 1/32d and 1/64th of an inch.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Scranton
Nearest Secondary Market: Wilkes Barre
Job Segment: Packing, Manufacturing

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Posting ID: 703560084 Posted: 2022-04-04 Job Title: Packer Senior